Come share the hope with us as we interview Tamara, or Tammy, Thomas. In 2007 Tamara, along with her husband Scott, joined the newly formed board of the Ohio Chapter of the Children’s Heart Foundation. CHF Ohio grew and Tammy become the Ohio Chapter President, and began serving on the National Board and Executive Committee in the Chapter Liaison capacity in 2010. In 2014 she became the National Board President of CHF, guiding CHF through an Executive Board transition and creation of a new Strategic Plan for the organization after an 18 month planning process with a terrific team of volunteers. In 2023, Tamara began her 2nd stint as the Chairwoman of the Board for The Children’s Heart Foundation after serving on the Governance committee from 2020 – 2022, and serving as Board President 2014 – 2019.
Share the hope with us as we interview Dr. Titus Chan. Dr. Titus is a pediatric cardiac intensivist and cardiologist at Seattle Children’s Hospital and enjoys caring for children of all ages with all types of congenital and acquired heart diseases in both the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit and Seattle Children’s Heart Center outpatient clinic. We speak about his work with the National Pediatric Cardiac Quality Improvement Collaborative both with the national organization and at his own hospital.
On this episode of Sharing the Hope we speak with Lacie Patterson, a mother of a young man with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS). We speak with Lacie about her journey of involvement in the Congenital Heart Disease community, from volunteering at her local children’s hospital to her leadership work within the National Pediatric Cardiology Quality Improvement Collaborative (NPC-QIC), and her work with Sisters by Heart.
Tune in for our second episode, an interview with Dr. Katie Bates. Katie is a pediatric cardiologist at the University of Michigan and a member of the NPC-QIC executive leadership team. She shares with us her work with the National Pediatric Cardiology Quality Improvement Collaborative or NPC-QIC for short. The goal of NPCQIC is to improve the medical outcomes and quality of life for Single Ventricle (Hypoplastic Left and Right Heart Syndrome, HLHS and HRHS) Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) patients, and their families.
Welcome to the first episode of Sharing the Hope. On this episode we interview Dr. Jack Rychik, a pediatric cardiologist at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) about his work with the Fontan Outcomes Network (FON). The Fontan Outcomes Network is a multi-hospital collaborative organization with the goal of providing the best long term care possible for patients with Single Ventricle Congenital Heart Disease such as Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS) and Hypoplastic Right Heart Syndrome (HRHS).
Micah’s Day is a celebration of Micah and other children with single ventricle heart disease. This year it will consist…
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