Iowa Regional Seminar

Location: University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital, Iowa City, IA
Date: Saturday, October 28, 2023
Time: 9:00 am

Join us for our free whole-day Family Seminar in Iowa City in partnership with University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital to ask local medical experts questions and get to know other families with inherited heart conditions!

Here are a few benefits to joining us in-person in Iowa City at 9:00 AM on October 28 (complimentary lunch included):

  • Our educational family seminars are free to attend for your whole family – special programming included for kids and teens
  • You can ask local experts your questions and learn the latest about your cardiac condition
  • Meet other families from your region – and make lifelong friends in the SADS community
  • Kids 8-17 are welcome to join our developing youth program

SADS Iowa Regional Family Seminar
Saturday, October 28, 2023
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM


9:00 AM  Registration and informal networking

  • Coffee & light food & vendors available

10:00 AM Opening remarks and SADS mission & services

  • Dr. Ian Law, University of Iowa
  • Genevie Echols, SADS Foundation

10:15 AM SADS as a Family Venture

  • KellyAnn Light-McGroary, MD
  • Marianne Ricart and Nathan Morand

11:00 AM Finding and Treating Families with Inherited Forms of Sudden Death

  • Barry London, MD, PhD

12:00 Lunch to enjoy in auditorium and meet with vendor exhibitors

1:00 PM Afternoon sessions begin (20 min session with Q & A)

    • Heart of the Family: What is Genetic Testing and When is it Beneficial?
      • Hannah Bombei, MS, LGC and Taylor Warner, MS, LGC
    • Energy Drinks and your Heart: Can you have Too Much “Energy”?
      • Ian Law, MD
    • Safety Nets & Shock Plans
      • Mark Olson, PA-C
    • Latest and Greatest in Devices
      • Benjamin Hale, MD, MS, CEPS-P, CCDS
    • Research & Registry Opportunities
      • Genevie Echols

      3:30 PM Informal meet-ups by community/condition

      • LQTS
      • Brugada
      • ARVC
      • HCM
      • CPVT

      4:00 PM Adjournment

    Hotel Information

    Hyatt Regency Coralville Hotel & Conference Center
    300 East 9th Street, Coralville, Iowa, United States, 52241
    Rate: $119/night
    Friday, Oct 27 and Sat, Oct 28 nights
    Discounted rate use code University of Iowa Pediatric Conference

    If you need additional assistance, please contact us at 877-803-7534 or click here to find contact information by Region.

    Our Sponsors

    These generous supporters have made these seminars possible…On behalf of the SADS Foundation, thank you!