The purpose of the International Society for Adult Congenital Heart Disease is to promote, maintain and pursue excellence in the care of adults with congenital heart disease. The Society is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge and training in medical disciplines pertinent to congenital heart disease in adults.
Membership is open to health professionals interested in furthering the objectives of the Society, and who are involved in the care of adults or adolescent patients with congenital heart disease.
Goals and Objectives
To identify health professionals involved in the care of adults or adolescent patients with congenital heart disease in order to facilitate their education and advance in the care of their patients.
To provide a consulting network to improve the management of these patients and research in to their conditions.
To encourage and assist the development of strong regional centres for the care of these patients in all parts of the world.
To facilitate the transfer and the care of these patients throughout the world when required.
To encourage research aimed at advancing the knowledge about and outcomes of adult patients with congenital heart disease through promoting cooperation and the development of alliances.
To explore the development of a database to permit research aimed at advancing the interests of adult patients with congenital heart disease.
To obtain the resources needed for the optimal development of the Society's services and programs, and to use them carefully to the greatest advantage.
To recognize and honour individuals who have made important contributions to our discipline.