The Pediatric Congenital Heart Association’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 PCHA-IL chapter is a program of PCHA, 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 Honor Roll Award for outstanding performance in support of our mission.
Beyond the Heart – Nauman’s Story
Adult patient and medical student, Nauman Shahid, shares what he learned about the way different body systems interact with one another through Medical School and personal experience. Here, he shares the complications that developed with his lungs as a result of his Congenital Heart Disease.Full Story>