Blog

  1. Congenital Heart Futures Reauthorization Act 2024

    March 12, 2024 There’s positive news for the millions of Americans living with congenital heart disease (CHD) and their families. The Congenital Heart Futures Reauthorization Act (H.R. 7189) has successfully cleared a crucial hurdle by being marked up favorably by the House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee. This critical development signifies continued federal support for:…

  2. Action Alert: Remind Your Senator to Fund CHD Research

    Act Now! Encourage your Senator to support CHD Research.A quick email could make all the difference. Senator Durbin is sending around a letter to all the Senators asking for support for full funding of the Congenital Heart Futures Reauthorization Act in the FY2023 Budget. Congress has been given permission to fund $10M each year for…

  3. Telling Your Story

    Printable PDF “Stories are how we learn best. We absorb numbers and facts and details, but we keep them all glued into our heads with stories.” – Chris Brogan Your story is the most important part of advocacy! While no one can write your story foryou, we would like to provide you with a few…

  4. Sample Texts For Advocates

    Tweet:  [@Senator/@Representative] you can help conquer the most common birth defect by funding research and telehealth. Use your next 5 minutes to help millions of children and adults. Phone Call for person at front desk or Health staff:  Email / Webform: If using a webform, address to the Senator/Representative, if emailing a staff member, use…

  5. Congress Can Help Conquer CHD Through Research and Telehealth

    Everyone can agree that we all want to see people born with the most common birth defects live long healthy lives. This is challenging because there is no cure.  You can help the millions of children and adults living with congenital heart disease live long and healthy lives through important research and data collection and…

  6. Action Alert: Help Conquer CHD Through Research and Telehealth

    Help people with CHD live long and healthy lives through important research and data collection and by continuing strategies that make it easier for people to access their doctors and care team through telehealth. Congress has been given permission to fund $10M each year for CHD research and data collection at the CDC, but it…

  7. Contacting Your Legislators

    Printable PDF Advocacy is all about developing a relationship with your legislators. In order to do that you need to connect with them. There are many reasons to contact your legislators Make a quick phone call to state your side of an issue Send a quick email to inform them of a pressing issue Arrange…

  8. Heart Connection Conference Update

    Every year, we look forward to connecting with advocates in Washington D.C. and sharing our vision for the future we’re building together. We appreciate your passion and commitment to such an important cause!  After careful consideration with our team regarding the health and safety of everyone in our community – our advocates, our exhibitors, and…

  9. CHD Surgery Outcomes and Transparency in Pediatric Cardiology: A Podcast

    David Kasnic joins Dr. Alison Brent for an episode of Charting Pediatrics, a professional resource of Children’s Hospital of Colorado.

  10. Hospital Navigator: Advocacy, History & How To

    Hospital Navigator is Conquering CHD’s newest resource for patients and families, and launched on August 5th, 2020. Advocacy Hospital Navigator works for all patients and families when all centers participate. And we need YOU to make it happen! Advocating for your center to join Hospital Navigator is as easy as 1-2-3: 1) Check the status…

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Become a member of Conquering CHD's network to stay connected.

You have Successfully Subscribed!