Medical Volunteer Stories: Serving to Help Children

During National Volunteer Month, our medical volunteers share their stories with us: why they serve as volunteers, what challenges they face, and how their volunteer service has enriched their life and professional experiences. We spotlight ICU nurse and nurse educator Glen Au from Mayo Clinic, and pediatric heart surgeon Dr. James St. Louis from Children’s … Continued

Welcome New Board Members Abhi Patangay and Peter Quimby

A warm welcome to Abhi Patangay and Peter Quimby “Abhi’s and Peter’s personal and professional backgrounds bring unique perspectives and passion to our board, and we’re delighted to welcome them,” says President Jackie Boucher. “They share our commitment to helping more children with heart disease, and we look forward to benefiting from their contributions and … Continued

Medtronic Foundation and Children’s HeartLink Announce Multi-Year Partnership

On World Health Day we’re thrilled to share the news of our new partnership with the Medtronic Foundation. This first-of-its-kind partnership between our two organizations is significant because it is multi-year, multi-country and engages Medtronic employees who will contribute their time and skills to accelerate quality patient care and outcomes. This transformational partnership will position … Continued

Volunteer Appreciation Month: How Our Volunteers Make a Difference 

Photo by Scott Streble. Jody Doll-Wilhelm, R.N., and Jessica Andersen, R.N., from Mayo Clinic training nurses at G. Kuppuswamy Naidu Memorial Hospital in Coimbatore, India. January 2020.   During Volunteer Appreciation Month in April, we recognize our medical volunteers’ dedication and thank them for their service. Surgeons, cardiologists, respiratory therapists, intensivists, anesthesiologists, scrub and ICU nurses—this … Continued