Institutional Members Feature


Atrium Health

The Congenital Heart Center, established in 2010, has been ranked as one of the top-50 pediatric heart centers in the country by U.S. News and World Report for the last nine years.  Their comprehensive services include cardiac imaging, diagnostic and interventional catheterization, invasive electrophysiology, dedicated cardiovascular intensive care staff, and regional referral programs in heart failure/transplantation, adult congenital heart disease, and fetal echocardiography.

Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute (SHVI) is one of the Southeast’s largest cardiac and vascular programs.

Levine Children’s Hospital (LCH) has 11 floors and 234 inpatient beds, including on-site PICU and CVICU covered 24/7 by in-house intensivists, Progressive Care Unit, Inpatient Observation Unit, Pediatric Rehab Unit, and Pediatric Emergency Department.

Children’s Health System of Texas

Children’s Health℠ is committed to making life better for children. As one of the largest and most prestigious pediatric health care providers in the country and the leading pediatric health care system in North Texas, Children’s Health cares for children through more than 750,000 patient visits annually. The Children’s Health system includes its flagship hospital, Children’s Medical Center Dallas, as well as Children’s Medical Center Plano, Our Children’s House inpatient rehabilitation hospital, the Children’s Health Care Network, specialty centers, rehabilitation facilities and physician services.  Children’s Medical Center Dallas continues to be the only North Texas hospital to be ranked in 10 out of 10 pediatric specialties by U.S. News & World Report. Through its academic affiliation with UT Southwestern Medical Center, Children’s Health is a leader in life-changing treatments, innovative technology and ground-breaking research.

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Established in 1995, the CICU at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is one of the largest critical care units in the country dedicated to the care of children with heart conditions. Our specially trained physicians treat a high volume of rare and complex congenital heart diseases each year, offering a unique level of expertise in this field. The Cardiac Center continues to expand our capacity through premiere programs, such as the Jill and Mark Fishman Center for Lymphatic Disorders and the Pediatric Heart Valve Center.

Children’s National Heart Institute

The Children’s National Heart Institute includes a multidisciplinary team providing specialized expertise and support for all facets of heart disease. Our dedicated cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, anesthesiologists, and cardiac intensivists care for children and adults with a wide range of congenital and acquired heart disease. Additional expertise in cardiac imaging, cardiac rhythm disorders, interventional cardiology, and adult congenital heart disease ensures the best care across the full spectrum of cardiac disease. The state-of-the-art Cardiac ICU provides a high-tech environment and a family-friendly feel. Our physicians and nurses are experts in today’s most advanced technologies for respiratory, neurological, and cardiac conditions, and we have one of the country’s busiest ECMO programs.

Children’s of Alabama

As a joint cooperative of Children’s of Alabama and the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), the Pediatric and Congenital Heart Center of Alabama is a leader in comprehensive pediatric and adult congenital cardiac care for the people of Alabama and the southeastern United States. We celebrate multidisciplinary teamwork to provide the highest quality, family-centered care; research and clinical innovation that translates into improved patient outcomes and safety; and preparing our future healthcare leaders via fellowship training. Our center includes 20 state-of-the-art CVICU rooms, four dedicated ECMO suites, and easy access to the UAB high-risk obstetric birthing suites and regional neonatal intensive care unit.  On average, we perform over 450 cardiac surgeries per year iOur specialized cardiac support team includes advanced practice nurses, respiratory therapists, child life, social work, pharmacists, a dietician and speech, occupational and physical therapists.