Congenital Heart Disease and Pediatric Cardiology

Science News

Evaluation and Management of the Child and Adult With Fontan Circulation
Pediatric Post Cardiac Arrest Care
Cardiomyopathy in Children Classification and Diagnosis
Establishment of Specialized Clinical Cardiovascular Genetics Programs Recognizing Standards
Home Based Cardiac Rehabilitation

Continuing Education

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Meet us in November in Boston or online from anywhere through our virtual platform for the global cardiovascular event of the year! Reconnect with colleagues, experience breakthrough cardiovascular basic, clinical and population science updates, and immerse yourself in innovative solutions designed to help you in your daily practice at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2021.

  • Enjoy instant access to leaders in the field and the latest discoveries in cardiovascular science and medicine.

  • Reconnect and collaborate with global thought leaders from over around the world.

  • Experience programming designed with your needs in mind with 27 programming communities.
  • CE and MOC credits available.

  • And more!

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Through active engagement and participation at local and national levels, Young Hearts Council members help shape public policy and clinical standards. Members are encouraged to remain active advocates — political, scientific and organizational — to promote the well-being of infants, children, adolescents, and young adults with congenital and acquired heart disease.


The CVSN Council accelerates the discovery, interpretation, and application of science to enhance cardiovascular health and treat cardiovascular diseases and stroke. The council helps develop scientific statements and advisories, guide professional education activities, provide scientific expertise, conduct research, translate findings, and promote evidence-based practices in clinical settings.


Managing Blood Cholesterol Levels in Children

Sidney C. Smith, Jr., MD, past president of the American Heart Association, interviews Sarah de Ferranti, MD, MPH about what the new guideline suggests for the treatment of children with high cholesterol.

American Heart Association Professional Members

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