Education and Training
Medical and other professionals are encouraged to connect with their professional association for continuing medical education. CHPHC member organizations, the American Academy of Pediatrics, American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association all maintain array continuing medical education opportunities.
Patients and families are encouraged to connect with an appropriate age-based support organization such as CHPHC members Mended Little Hearts and the Adult Congenital Heart Association. Both organizations offer an array of educational opportunities including conferences, Web-based sessions and peer-mentored support.
The Congenital Heart Public Health Consortium is composed of organizational members that represent the voice of providers, patients, families, clinicians and researchers. The following federal agencies and partner organizations have additional resources for people living with a congenital heart defect.