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  1. Pediatric CHD and COVID-19: Vaccines, Variants, and Very Important Decisions

    Making decisions during a global health pandemic is not easy. Making decisions regarding a CHD patient during a global health pandemic is that much more complex. CHD patients and families alike are weighing their concerns about pediatric CHD in the COVID-19 world. Questions like “how can I weigh the various risks for my child?,” “how…

  2. Why Health Disparities Should Matter to You

    Not every person living with CHD in the United States has equal access to appropriate care, equal treatment within the healthcare system, or even equal outcomes. Conquering CHD wants to change that and we need your help. Congenital heart disease is the most common birth defect, but not every person living with CHD has the…

  3. Health Disparities 101

    Not every person living with CHD in the United States has equal access to appropriate care, equal treatment within the healthcare system, or even equal outcomes. Congenital heart disease is the most common birth defect, but not every person living with CHD has the same access to, or treatment within, the U.S. healthcare system. Health…

  4. Back to School 2021

    Back to school is an exciting time of year, but it can also be a very hectic transition from summer. Join us in our annual Back to School Series, featuring Kyle Landry, Academic Achievement Partnership Program Director at Children’s Wisconsin.

  5. Health Disparities, a Serious Public Health Concern

    Congenital heart disease is the most common birth defect, but not every person living with CHD has the same access to, or treatment within, the U.S. healthcare system. Health disparities are a serious public health issue.

  6. From Clinic to Classroom: Kyle Landry

    CHD is a family affair, and Kyle Landry’s mission to create the gold standard of educational care for the pediatric patient is fueled by her sister’s memory. Conquering CHD is grateful for her expertise, especially with our annual Back to School Series, and her continued work to help all patients and families in need. Read on for more of Kyle’s story, from the clinic to the classroom.

  7. What I Wish I Had Been Told About CHD

    Join Conquering CHD and physicians from Stanford Children’s Health and Stanford Health Care in a collaborative campaign. What I Wish I Had Been Told About CHD enables patients and families to provide peer support, reassurance, and connection.

  8. LGBTQIA+ and CHD

    Health disparities exist for many groups of people, especially in the CHD community. These disparities may be based on race, socioeconomic or educational status, or sexual orientation and gender identity. Patients and families who are also part of the LGBTQIA+ community are more likely to face additional disparities in their CHD care.

  9. U.S. News Releases 2021 Rankings…Just One Piece of the Puzzle

    The CHD journey, and the decisions that come along with it, can often feel like an unsolvable puzzle.  With the proper resources and tools, however, that puzzle becomes easier to piece together. Each tool or resource is just one piece of the puzzle for patients and families facing congenital heart disease.  One tool patients and…

  10. ¡Juntos, Estamos Conquistando CHD!

    Conquistando CHD ahora ofrece recursos educativos para pacientes y familias de habla hispana. Obtenga más información en conqueringchd.org/espanol.