Heart Institute to Host Annual Heart Party for Current and Former Patients

WHAT: The Heart Institute at Rady Children’s Hospital, ranked among the nation’s best pediatric heart programs in the country by U.S. News & World Report, will once again hold the annual Heart Party. On February 11th, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. current and former patients who have undergone open-heart surgeries or suffer from heart conditions will share their courageous and inspiring stories. The Heart Institute is the largest pediatric cardiology program in San Diego, Imperial and Orange counties and the second busiest in California. In 2011, doctors performed more than 500 heart operations. Rady Children’s cardiology program provides comprehensive cardiac services and state-of-the-art specialized care for infants, children, adolescents and some adult patients.

WHEN: Saturday, Feb. 11 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

WHERE: Rady Children’s Hospital, 8010 Frost St, San Diego, CA
(Note: Media please use the Frost St. entrance)

WHO:
• Current and former patients
• Physicians, nurses and members of the Cardiology and Cardiovascular Divisions