Monday, July 06, 2009

Saving Little Hearts is pleased to co-host the 3rd Annual CHD Symposium with Mended Little Hearts at Duke Children’s Hospital on July 25, 2009. The symposium is free to everyone interested in learning more about various issues concerning children with congenital heart defects. Volunteers will be on hand to help with childcare.

Register now for the 3rd Annual Symposium

The current list of speakers/topics for 2009 are:
• 9:00am – 9:45am: Dr. Angelo Milazzo - “Prenatal Consultation and Fetal Echocardiography: An Early Window on Congenital Heart Disease.”
• 10:00am – 10:45am: Buck Darden, CVT - “History and Future of Cardiac Catheterizations”
• 11:00am – 11:45am: Steve Catoe, adult CHD survivor with Tricuspid Atresia
• Break for Lunch
• 1:00pm – 1:45pm: Dr. Michael (Jay) Campbell - Pediatric Cardiac MRIs
• 2:00pm – 2:45pm: Dr James Jaggers – “Neurologic Outcomes in Kids with Congenital Heart Disease"
• 3:00pm – 3:45pm: Mr. Kevin Lucia - Private Health Insurance

Suggested Accommodations for the symposium are:
1. The Brookwood (right across the street from Duke Hospital) $79.00 per night. Call (800) 716-6401 or online
2. Various other hotels will give the medical rate for symposium attendees. Call (877) 633-7829 or medstay online (the Millennium Hotel is the closest to Duke)

Special thanks to the generosity of the Durham Bulls management for donating tickets for every heart family member to attend the Bulls vs. Tides game beginning at 7:05pm (registration before July 13th required for game attendance).

Sponsors of the event include:
Saving Little Hearts
Mended Little Hearts
Philips Ultrasound
Gore Medical Products
Familion
Durham Bulls Baseball

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