Welcome to Conquering CHD - Illinois
Conquering CHD's mission is to “Conquer Congenital Heart Disease.” We are accomplishing this through collaboration with patients, parents, providers, and partner organizations to improve quality and outcomes through CHD education, support, research, and awareness.
The Conquering CHD - Illinois chapter is a program of Conquering CHD, aimed at improving the lives of those with congenital heart disease and their families through direct support and education – meeting families where they are.
*This State Chapter has received the 2019 Excellence Award for outstanding performance in support of our mission.
Conquering CHD Stories
Eva Burt Edinger
“My CHD went undetected for the first year and a half of my life. After being diagnosed with an Atrial Septal Defect, I underwent open heart surgery, spent several weeks in intensive care, and was not expected to live. Now, as an adult, I have no physical restrictions and I live life to the fullest!...Full Story>