10/1/20 – Staying Alive, Staying Heart-Safe: Advocacy During the Pandemic

Victoria L. Vetter, MD, MPH
Professor of Pediatrics
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Medical Director, Youth Heart Watch
Division of Cardiology
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Brief Summary of Lecture
The speaker will discuss the causes and prevention of sudden cardiac arrest and death, especially in youth. She will describe the Youth Heart Watch sudden cardiac death prevention program at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, an affiliate of Project ADAM. The challenges of advocacy in the community during the COVID pandemic and the importance of striving to make our communities Heart-Safe even these challenging times will be described. 

Date and Time: Thursday, Oct. 1, 8-9 a.m.