New: Bootcamp for Advanced Nurses, APPs, and Fellows

May 30 - 31, 2023
Cincinnati Children’s, Cincinnati, OH

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The PCIC Handbook 2nd Edition, written by experts in our field, is now available!

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Tune in to the latest episode of the Podcast for Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care!


Founded in 2003, The Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Society (PCICS) is the leading international professional forum for promoting excellence in pediatric cardiac critical care. Our members are healthcare professionals dedicated to promoting scientific inquiry, acquiring knowledge, and improving practice for our critically ill pediatric patients with congenital and acquired heart disease.

Institutional Members

Featured Institutional Member

Johns Hopkins

The nationally-ranked Johns Hopkins Children’s Center is the birthplace of pediatric cardiology and the historic “blue baby” operation. From birth to adulthood, The Blalock Taussig Thomas Pediatric and Congenital Heart Center treats all patients with congenital and acquired heart disease.

Our comprehensive congenital heart program provides the full spectrum of care for patients and families including congenital heart surgery, heart transplantation, and ECMO/VAD. Our 12-bed cardiac intensive care unit is the only one of its kind in the state of Maryland and offers comprehensive cutting-edge procedures for treating pediatric heart disease.

We provide comprehensive advanced cardiology services including pediatric cardiac catheterization, complex heart rhythm problems, pediatric cardiac anesthesia, congenital heart surgery, fetal cardiology, general pediatric cardiology, and cardiogenetics. Our pediatric cardiologists provide services in ten different locations in the state of Maryland and additional locations throughout the national capital region.

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Explore our Resources & Member Benefits

Your membership in PCICS guarantees you more support to thrive as a pediatric cardiac critical care professional. Through our resources and member benefits, connect with colleagues across the globe, learn from current leaders and experts in our field, and grow your career and further the practice of pediatric cardiac critical care.

Patient Care Team

Pediatric cardiac intensive care is comprehensive and requires a multidisciplinary team of physicians, nurses, advanced practice providers, trainees, respiratory therapists, social workers, physical and occupational therapists, dieticians, and pharmacists. With our special interest groups and committees, we have something for everyone in our field.

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Find Your Place in the Field

Whether you’re looking for a fellowship or a job in pediatric cardiac intensive care, our extensive network means we can help you find the best place for you to further your career. Explore our job postings and fellowship training programs to take your career to the next level.

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