Course Directors


Shyam K. Sathanandam, MD, FSCAI
Medical Director, Invasive Cardiac Imaging & Interventional Catheterization Laboratory
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital
Memphis, TN

Ranjit Philip, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital
Memphis, TN


Mark Weems, MD
Associate Editor, Pediatrics in Review
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital
Memphis, TN


Program Faculty


Neonatology

William Benitz, MD

Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA

Patrick McNamara, MB, BCh, BAO, DCh, MRCPCH, MSc (Paeds), FRCPC
Director of Neonatolgy
Professor of Pediatrics
University of Iowa

NEONATOLOGY & CARDIOLOGY

Carl Backes, Jr., MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
The Ohio State University College of Medicine
Nationwide Children's Hospital
Columbus, OH


Cardiology

Evan Zahn, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Director, Guerin Family Congenital Heart Program
Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute
Los Angeles, CA

Matthew J. Gillespie, MD, FSCAI
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA

Jason Johnson, MD

Le Bonheur Children's Hospital, Memphis, TN