Feel the Beat 2018

Feel the Beat 2018

Sat, Sep 8, 2018
9:00am to 3:00pm CT


Join us for the sixth annual Feel the Beat event on September 8, 2018 at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota!

The theme of this year is "evolution" of the HLHS program - where we started to where we are today. Guest speakers include Dr. James Tweddell from Cinncinati Children's, Dr. Gil Wernovsky from Children's National Heart Institute, Gabrielle Wanek and Michelle Waletzko.

We have a block of rooms reserved at the Kahler Grand Hotel until August 17, 2018 for $98 a night. Call 1-800-533-1655 and mention "Feel the Beat" to reserve a room.


Subway Level, Gonda Building, Mayo Clinic

For any questions, email HLHS@mayo.edu.

Is there an agenda for this event? This will be my first time attending.


Hi! You'll find the tentative agenda below. I will be making an official blog post about our Feel The Beat schedule soon! See you there!

Feel the Beat agenda - September 8, 2018 – Gonda building

8:00 am to 9:00 am – Registration and breakfast

9:00 am to 9:25 am – Welcome message, Dr. Timothy Nelson, Geffen Auditorium

9:25 am to 9:55 am – Dr. James Tweddell, Geffen Auditorium

10:00 am to 10:30 am – Dr. Gil Wernovsky, Geffen Auditorium

10:35 am to 10:45 am – break

10:45 am – 11:45 am – Patient/parent panel, Geffen Auditorium
· Michelle Waletzko
· Gabrielle Wanek
· Elizabeth Raszka

11:45 am – 1:30 pm – Lunch and science fair, Nathan Landow Atrium
Science Fair – “Evolution” How the program has evolved, lessons learned from studies/research participation

1:30 pm – 3:00 pm - Afternoon activity


Stephen, is it OK to bring children? Specifically, little Jemma?


Stephen, is it OK to bring children? Specifically, little Jemma?

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Hi - it is not only okay, it is encouraged. Jemma will be very welcome!

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