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Children’s National Health System Experts Presenting at American College of Cardiology 65th Annual Scientific Session

Key cardiology topics include critical care, fetal medicine, and 3D printing April 01, 2016

Chicago, Ill.— More than one dozen pediatric experts from Children’s National Health System, in Washington, DC, will present at the American College of Cardiology 65th Annual Scientific Session from April 1-4, 2016 in Chicago, Ill.

Experts from a variety of pediatric cardiology disciplines will discuss their research and relevant topics  over the course of the four-day session. Daily highlights follow:

April 1, 2016

  • Standardized Pediatric Cardiology Evaluation Forms Allow for Simultaneous Assessment of Trainee Performance on Clinical Rotations and in Sub-competencies: Lowell Frank, MD

April 2, 2016-

April 3, 2016

April 4, 2016

Children’s National Heart Institute is comprised of internationally recognized clinical and research cardiologists and cardiac surgeons who have pioneered new tools and techniques used around the world. The Heart Institute team is actively involved in identifying and developing the next-generation procedures and technology that will make pediatric heart care safer and more effective. The cardiology and cardiovascular surgery programs are consistently recognized by U.S. News & World Report, which ranked Children’s National Health System among the top 10 pediatric hospitals in the United States for 2015-2016. 

The American College of Cardiology Annual Scientific Session brings together cardiologists and cardiovascular specialists from around the world each year to share the newest discoveries in treatment and prevention.  

Contact: Emily Hartman at 202-476-4500

About Children's National Health System

Children’s National Health System, based in Washington, D.C., has served the nation’s children since 1870. Children’s National is one of the nation’s Top 5 pediatric hospitals and, for a second straight year, is ranked No. 1 in newborn care, as well as ranked in all specialties evaluated by U.S. News & World Report. It has been designated two times as a Magnet® hospital, a designation given to hospitals that demonstrate the highest standards of nursing and patient care delivery. This pediatric academic health system offers expert care through a convenient, community-based primary care network and specialty outpatient centers in the D.C. Metropolitan area, including the Maryland suburbs and Northern Virginia. Home to the Children’s Research Institute and the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation, Children’s National is the seventh-highest NIH-funded pediatric institution in the nation. Children’s National is recognized for its expertise and innovation in pediatric care and as a strong voice for children through advocacy at the local, regional and national levels. 

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