Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young (CVDY)

Message from the Chair

Sarah De Ferranti, MD, MPH, FAHAThe Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young (CVDY) actively supports the mission to improve the health of children and adults with congenital heart disease and cardiovascular disease acquired during childhood through research, education, prevention and advocacy. Read Dr. De Ferranti's full message

Sarah De Ferranti, MD, MPH, FAHA
Chair, Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young

Funding Opportunities

AHA research programs are available to basic, clinical and population scientists.

Visiting Professorship in Pediatric Cardiology

Encourages mentorship and academic development of pediatric cardiology fellows and faculty who are early in their academic careers at the host institution.


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2018 AHA/ACC Guideline for the Mgmt of Adults with Congenital Heart Disease
08/16/2018 | Congenital heart disease (CHD) encompasses a range of structural cardiac abnormalities present before birth due to abnormal fetal cardiac...
Sedentary Behaviors in Today's Youth: Approaches to the Prev...Childhood Obesity
08/06/2018 | Sedentary Behaviors in Today?s Youth: Approaches to the Prevention and Management of Childhood Obesity | This Scientific statement provid...
IKDS 2018 Science News
06/12/2018 | AHA's coverage of IKDS 2018, studying the latest in Kawasaki's disease -- a children's illness that can affect the coronary arteries and ...

Scientific Sessions 2018

Scientific Sessions: Nov. 10-12
Exhibits: Nov. 10-12
Cardiovascular Nursing Clinical Symposium: Nov. 10-11

Chicago, Illinois