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Children's Hosting "Journey of the Heart" Conference on Feb. 14 in Bradley Lecture Center

BIRMINGHAM - Children’s of Alabama will be hosting the Journey of the Heart Cardiovascular Conference on Wednesday, Feb. 14, in its Bradley Lecture Center.

The conference is held annually to enhance the understanding of children with congenital and acquired heart disease. The event is free but seating is limited and preregistration is required. The conference begins at 8 a.m. and concludes at 1 p.m. Parking in Children's 5th Avenue Parking Deck and a continental breakfast are included with registration. To register, contact Paula Midyette ( or Kyla Owen (

Featured speakers include Drs. Robert Dabal and David Cleveland. Topics will cover a variety of congenital health and transplant issues. This program has been approved for 5.2 nursing continuing education contact hours by Children's. Children's is approved by the Alabama Board of Nursing as a provider of continuing education in nursing.

Since 1911, Children’s of Alabama has provided specialized medical care for ill and injured children, offering inpatient and outpatient services throughout central Alabama. Ranked among the best pediatric medical centers in the nation by US News & World Report, Children’s provided care for youngsters from every county in Alabama, 46 other states and seven foreign countries last year, representing more than 676,000 outpatient visits and more than 15,000 inpatient admissions. With more than 2 million square feet, Children’s is the third largest pediatric medical facility in the U.S. More information is available at