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American College of Surgeons honors Dr. Nilas Young

Heart to Heart Founder & Medical Director Dr. Nilas Young is a 2016 recipient of the ACS/Pfizer International Surgical Volunteerism Award conferred annually by the American College of Surgeons. The honor recognizes Dr. Young’s […]

Nov 21, 2016|Awards, Board, Events|

The road to self-sustainability

One of the reasons I love working with Heart to Heart is the effectiveness of our program model and our promotion of self-sustainability. Most families with children born in areas lacking access to optimal […]

Honored for advancing medicine

Last November, we were honored to receive the Large Circle Award for Heart to Heart’s “contribution to the development of pediatric cardiology in Siberia.” We consider our work with the pediatric cardiac team at […]

Putting children first

For the past 25 years Heart to Heart’s volunteers have been training Russian surgical teams to perform complex cardiac surgery, with an emphasis on infants and newborns. Heart to Heart-trained Russian teams have provided 16,000 […]

Mar 20, 2014|Board|

Meet our new board member Dr. Cetta

Dr. Frank Cetta, Division Chair of Pediatric Cardiology at the Mayo Clinic, was elected to Heart to Heart’s governing board in July 2013.
Dr. Cetta began serving as a Heart to Heart medical volunteer in […]

Aug 30, 2013|Board|