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Yves d'Udekem, M.D., Ph.D.: Children's National Heart Institute


David Wessel, M.D., chief medical officer at Children’s National Hospital, sat down with Yves d’Udekem, M.D., Ph.D., the new chief of Cardiac Surgery, to discuss his background, the history of pediatric cardiovascular surgery and his vision for the Children’s National Heart Institute. In this clip, they discuss the legacy of Richard Jonas, M.D., emeritus chief of Cardiac Surgery at Children's National, the connection between cardiac clinical care and research, and the structure of the Children's National Heart Institute. To hear the rest of this conversation and more, watch the extended videos.

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David Wessel

David Wessel, MD Executive Vice President
Chief Medical Officer
Physician-In-Chief

Richard Jonas

Richard Jonas, MD Emeritus Chief, Cardiac Surgery
Senior Investigator, Center for Neuroscience Research

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