Aug 19 2021

CHD Conversations: Preparing for Heart Transplantation

CHD Conversations Thursday, August 19, 2021
6 p.m. - 7 p.m. PDT
Location Virtual

ACHA is excited to continue its partnership with Stanford Health Care’s ACHD Program’s Patient & Family Advisory Council to bring you a quarterly series of virtual CHD Conversations. Join us for patient-led, town hall-style presentations. Register for free today!

Presenter: Alice Georgitso, MPH
Alice Georgitso received a heart transplant in 2017, following lifelong care to treat CHD.  At 31 years old, Alice has undergone closed-heart surgery, four open-heart surgeries, two cardiac ablations, the challenges of a mechanical valve and an ICD, as well as complications from a heart attack and ischemic stroke. 

She serves as Chairperson on Stanford Health Care's Adult Congenital Heart Disease Patient & Family Advisory Council where she assisted in developing a Peer-to-Peer Program and is a Mentor to ACHD patients pre- and post- organ transplantation. Alice has applied her experience to advocate for patient-centered care and empower others to be their best advocate on their journey to heart transplantation.


This virtual presentation is made possible in part by sponsorship support provided by:
Janssen
Pharmaceutical Companies of
Johnson & Johnson