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Pediatric Grand Rounds: Uncovering the Complex Genetic Architecture of Congenital Heart Disease

Location: Hybrid: Dell Children’s Medical Center Signe Auditorium & Zoom

Address: 4900 Mueller Blvd, Austin, Texas 78723 | View Map »

Date: Friday, June 16, 2023

Time: 7:30–8:30 a.m.

About the Event

In this installment of Pediatric Grand Rounds, Vidu Garg, M.D., presents “Uncovering the Complex Genetic Architecture of Congenital Heart Disease.”

Garg is the director of the Center for Cardiovascular Research and the Nationwide Foundation Endowed Chair in Cardiovascular Research at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. He is a professor in the Department of Pediatrics and holds an adjunct appointment in the Department of Molecular Genetics at The Ohio State University. He also serves as director of translational research and is a board-certified practicing pediatric cardiologist in the Heart Center at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

Email Pam Knight for the Zoom link.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the different genetic testing modalities and their use in the genetic evaluation of individuals with congenital heart disease.
  2. Discuss the recent advances in our understanding of genetic etiologies of congenital heart disease.
  3. Summarize the clinical implications of these new genetic discoveries for patients with congenital heart disease.

Target Audience:

  • Primary: Pediatricians, pediatric subspecialists, family medicine physicians and pediatric residents
  • Secondary: Nursing and hospital Staff


This activity has been designed to promote some of the following desired physician attributes and competencies:

  • ACGME: Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Practice-based Learning and Improvement; Interpersonal and Communications Skills. Professionalism, Systems-based Practice
  • IOM: Provide Patient-centered Care, Work in Interdisciplinary Teams, Employ Evidence-based Practice, Apply Quality Improvement, Utilize Informatics
  • IECC: Interprofessional Teamwork & Team-based Practice

Speaker Disclosure

Vidu Garg, M.D., speaker for this educational activity, does not have relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

Planner Disclosure

Nalinda Charnsangavej, M.D.; Daniel Richards, M.D., FAAP; Sara Dryden, M.D.; Leah Jorgensen-Kamin, D.O.; Quynh Pham, M.D.; Uyen Truong, M.D.; and Pam Knight, planners for this educational activity, have no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

The CME Advisory Committee, reviewers of this educational activity, have no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

All of the relevant financial relationships listed for these individuals have been mitigated.

Accreditation Statement

The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School designates this internet live course for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.