Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young (CVDY)

Message from the Chair

Sarah De Ferranti, MD, MPH, FAHAThe Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young (CVDY) actively supports the mission to improve the health of children and adults with congenital heart disease and cardiovascular disease acquired during childhood through research, education, prevention and advocacy. Read Dr. De Ferranti's full message

Sarah De Ferranti, MD, MPH, FAHA
Chair, Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young

Funding Opportunities

AHA research programs are available to basic, clinical and population scientists.

CV Conditions of Childhood

Cardiovascular Conditions of Childhood

A resource designed to help children and families live heart-healthy lives.

Visiting Professorship in Pediatric Cardiology

Encourages mentorship and academic development of pediatric cardiology fellows and faculty who are early in their academic careers at the host institution.


Science NewsView All Science News

Sensitization in Heart Transplantation: Emerging Knowledge
02/19/2019 | Sensitization, defined as the presence of circulating human leukocyte antigen (HLA) antibodies, presents challenges for heart transplant ...
ISC 2019 Science News
02/05/2019 | AHA's Science News for ISC 2019 in Honolulu, Hawaii, Feb. 6-8, 2019. In-depth interviews and a deep-dive look into studies presented at t...
Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics - 2019 Update
01/31/2019 | The Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics?2019 Update from the American Heart Association indicates that: 1) 116.4 million, or 46% of US ad...
New JAHA Featured Articles January 22, 2019
01/31/2019 | New featured articles from JAHA for January 22, 2019

Scientific Sessions 2018

Scientific Sessions: Nov. 10-12
Exhibits: Nov. 10-12
Cardiovascular Nursing Clinical Symposium: Nov. 10-11

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