In memoriam Dr. Gerhard Ziemer

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In memoriam

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Dr. Gerhard Ziemer
1953 – 2022

We announce with sorrow the sudden passing of our longtime colleague and friend, Gerhard Ziemer.

Gerhard was the Founding President of the European Congenital Heart Surgeons Association and Past President of the Society of Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery “Aldo R. Castañeda”. Gerhard was also a strong advocate for the establishment of the World Society for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery and was a founding member of its Governing Council.

On behalf of the World Society, we express our sincere condolences to his wife, Sabine and to his family.

Farewell dear friend and esteemed colleague!

— WSPCHS Governing Council

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