The team at Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital is passionate about helping children throughout the world get the care they need. Our cardiologists and cardiac surgeons are involved in many organizations and associations to advocate on behalf of children and parents. Here are a few of the programs we support:
Happy Heart Party
In celebration of pediatric heart health, once a year Johns Hopkins All Children's Heart Institute invites patients and families to our Happy Heart Party event. Stay tuned for more details.
Matters of the Heart is an educational symposium for patients and families. Guests will hear from Johns Hopkins All Children's Heart Specialists and patients' experiences.
Mended Little Hearts
Through active participation in support and advocacy group of Mended Little Hearts work to enhance community awareness of congenital heart disease and advocate for additional research for treatment and prevention. Learn more about Mended Little Hearts.
American Heart Association
Members of the Institute work closely with the regional chapter of the American Heart Association to broaden understanding of the spectrum of congenital heart disease and promote research efforts for treatment and prevention. Learn more about the American Heart Association.
Boggy Creek Camp
Our organization sponsors and volunteers at the Boggy Creek camp located in Florida to give children with congenital heart disease opportunities to enjoy normal activities of childhood. Learn more about Boggy Creek Camp.
Child Life Services
At Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital, specially trained Child Life Specialists make up part of the multidisciplinary team that makes a children's hospital unique. The Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital Child Life Specialists, Music Therapist and Academic Coordinator work together to provide services. Each of these trained specialists is knowledgeable in the application of theories of child development, play, stress and coping, and the family systems that make up the basis of our work with children.