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We are happy to start a series of episodes where we introduce and showcase some of the amazing conferences taking place in the field of neonatology. Our goal is to provide enough information and coverage in order to help you find out what is the scope of each conference and help you decide whether to attend. This week we talk to Dr. Amir Ashrafi who is on the Program Committee of NeoHeart 2022 and talks to us about what is planned for this year's event, how to register and how to submit abstracts.
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Amir Ashrafi Bio: Dr. Amir H. Ashrafi is a cardiac neonatologist at CHOC Children’s Hospital and one of the few physicians to receive formal training in both neonatal intensive care and pediatric cardiac intensive care. Dr. Ashrafi’s primary interest is neonates with hemodynamic instability and/or congenital heart disease. He is the medical director of the neonatal ECMO program, the director of the neonatal-cardiac intensive care unit, the program director for the neonatal cardiovascular intensive care and hemodynamics fellowship at UC Irvine, the founder of the Neonatal Heart Society, and chairman of international meeting “NeoHeart: Cardiovascular Management of the Neonate”. Prior to joining CHOC Children’s, Dr. Ashrafi attended medical school at the University of Utah followed by his pediatric residency training at the Emory University in Atlanta, GA. He then completed his Neonatal Intensive Care fellowship at UCLA where he was recognized as the chief fellow. Dr. Ashrafi then went on to complete a second fellowship in Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care at Boston Children’s Hospital.
This episode is sponsored by Chiesi.
Disclosures: CATO Neonatal Innovations and The Incubator have no conflict of interests to disclose in relation to NeoHeart or its affiliates.