About the Event
The Texas Center for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease announces its inaugural lecture in health transformation in congenital heart disease featuring Jeffrey Jacobs. Jacobs serves as chief of the Division of Cardiovascular Surgery and director of the Andrews/Daicoff Cardiovascular Program at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Heart Institute.
Jacobs is editor in chief of cardiology in the Young, one of the most widely read journals dedicated to patients with pediatric and congenital cardiac disease. He is chair of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Workforce on National Databases and co-chair of the 2021 World Congress of Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery. He is chair of the Congenital Heart Surgeons’ Society Committee on Quality Improvement and Outcomes. Jacobs is also founding secretary of The World Society for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery and a previous vice president of the Southern Thoracic Surgical Association.
Although his primary professional activity is as a clinical cardiothoracic surgeon, Jacobs has particular expertise and interest in health care quality measurement, outcomes analysis, public reporting, linking databases and longitudinal follow-up. He also has extensive experience planning educational meeting programs. Jacobs performs both pediatric and adult cardiac and thoracic surgery and enjoys providing individual attention to both patients and their families.