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  Max Robbin Memorial Lecture
and Teaching Day 2016


Thursday, April 21, 2016


   Wayne J. Franklin, MD, FACC
Director, Texas Adult Congenital Heart Program
Texas Children’s Hospital
Associate Professor,
Departments of Pediatrics and Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine


Dr. Franklin is a graduate of Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts, and UCLA School of Medicine. He did his residency training in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at Duke University. He then did two simultaneous fellowships in adult cardiology and pediatric cardiology at St. Luke’s/Texas Heart Institute and at Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston. He is currently Medical Director and Founder of the Texas Adult Congenital Heart Program and is Associate Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine, where he is a member of the Faculty Senate. Currently, he is involved with several research projects on adults with congenital heart disease, specifically in patients with single ventricle- Fontan physiology, repaired tetralogy of Fallot, transposition of the great arteries, pulmonary hypertension, and cardiac disease in pregnancy. Dr. Franklin has been appointed to several medical advisory boards on congenital heart disease, including the Adult Congenital Heart Association (ACHA), the Alliance for Adult Research in Congenital Cardiology (AARCC), and American College of Cardiology (ACC). He has been an invited lecturer across North America, Europe, Argentina, and India.


Dr. Julie Vincent, Chief of Pediatric Cardiology, Rena Kosersky, Max's mom,
Dr. Wayne J. Franklin, our 9th Max Day Speaker.

Lectures:
When Congenital Heart Patients Grow Up: The Need for a Pediatric Cardiology Transition Program

Adult Congenital Heart Disease:
The Top 10 Things Every Clinician Needs to Know

(YouTube video 1:07:41)


The Max Robbin Fund for Adult Congenital Heart Disease.  Columbia University Medical Center