David Teitel, MD: Promoting Cardiac Care in Resource-Limited Countries

Dr. David Teitel has been a member of the UCSF faculty since 1982, after completing a fellowship in pediatric cardiology at this institution. He was the chief of the Division of Pediatric Cardiology for over two decades and medical director of the UCSF Pediatric Heart Center from its inception through 2015. His research focuses on heart and circulatory function in the fetus, newborn and child with congenital heart disease. He studied at  University of Toronto and McGill University, before joining UCSF in 1980 as a fellow.

He has shared his expertise in pediatric cardiology through an NGO named Heart-to-Heart for over 25 years, developing pediatric cardiac programs in Tomsk, Rostov, Chelyabinsk & Moscow, and Lima, Peru in. At UNICAR, the pediatric heart center in Guatemala City, he works to train & supervise research projects with pediatrics cardiology fellows & residents.

Join the 5th Annual  Pediatrics in Global Health Lecture Series in welcoming speakers in August and September. Please note that times may change as Fall schedules are finalized. Please check back for updated times

Thursday, August 29, 2019 at 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Mission Hall, 1406
550 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94158

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School of Medicine, Global Health Sciences


Students, Postdocs, Faculty, Staff, Alumni


Mission Bay

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