As part of the mission of the World Society for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery, the World Database for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery will be developed and maintained for the purposes of furthering knowledge concerning the global practice and outcomes of pediatric and congenital heart surgery; fostering an environment of quality improvement in participating hospitals, without geographic constraints regarding eligibility for participation; and promoting scientific investigation and publication based on analyses of this world database, with collaboration among a wide array of international colleagues.
How can I enroll my hospital?
- One member of the institution should be a member of the World Society for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery (WSPCHS).
- Sign and return the WSPCHS Data Use Agreement and Participation Agreement.
- Interested in learning more? Visit the link below and provide your contact information. A WDPCHS representative will reach out to you with more information.
The Database Committee of the World Society is to work towards the creation of a Global Database for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery. This goal shall be achieved in cooperation with existing continental databases and other societies. The Database Committee shall be composed by one to three members per continent in addition to the President, First Vice-President and Secretary of the World Society. The Chair of the Database Committee shall be designated by the President and approved by the Governing Council.
James K. Kirklin Birmingham, Alabama, USA
James St. Louis Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Jorge L. Cervantes-Salazar Mexico City, Mexico
Sertac M. Cicek Istanbul, Turkey Craig
Collum Birmingham, Alabama, USA
Frank Edwin Accra, Ghana
Kirsten Finucane Auckland, New Zealand
Jose Fragata Lisbon, Portugal
Rodney Franklin Middlesex, United Kingdom
Krishna S. Iyer New Delhi, India
Jeffrey P. Jacobs St. Petersburg, Florida, USA
Marshall L. Jacobs Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Hani Najm Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Kisaburo Sakamoto Shizuoka, Japan
Nestor F. Sandoval Bogota, Colombia
Christo I. Tchervenkov Montreal, Canada
Henry L. Walters Detroit, Michigan, USA