• Family Education.
  • Heart Institute Family Education Day


    Thank you to all of our speakers, faculty, volunteers and families who joined us on Saturday, November 8th, 2014 for yet another successful Family Education Day!

    Recordings of the presentations held in Sabin Education Center Auditorium can be viewed by clicking on the plenary session links below.

    We look forward to seeing you next year!

    Jennifer Page: Use Your FORCE (video)

    • Jennifer's son, Max, gained worldwide fame in 2011 when he appeared in a Super Bowl commercial for Volkswagen. Max became known as “Mini Darth Vader.” He was born with a congenital heart defect that required eight major surgeries by the time he turned eight years old. Jennifer shares her family’s journey.

    Plenary Session I: Caring for the Family Challenges of a New Generation of Survivors (video)

    • Family Relationship: Glenn Stanton, MSW, President of Family Affairs - Stanton Household & Hollee Stanton, MBW, SM, Vice President of Family Affairs - Stanton Household
    • Personal Finance: Leslie Sams, congenital heart disease parent & Teresa L. Bowling, family financial advocate
    • Family Education Research: Joshua Daily, MD, clinical fellow, Heart Institute

    Plenary Session II: Caring for the Cardiac Challenges of a New Generation of Survivors (video)

    • Cardiac Transplantation: Chesney Castleberry, MD, cardiologist, heart failure and transplant, Heart Institute
    • Fertility & Pregnancy: Christopher Learn, MD, cardiologist, Adolescent and Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program, Heart Institute
    • Adult CHD Revision Surgery: Roosevelt Bryant, III, MD, surgeon, cardiothoracic surgery, Heart Institute

    Plenary Session III: Caring for the Kid-Specific Non-Cardiac Challenges of a New Generation of Survivors (video)

    • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) In Children with CHD: Julia Anixt, MD, pediatrician, Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
    • Stress and Anxiety Management: Rich Gilman, PhD, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry / professor, Department of General Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati