Sudden Arrhythmia Death Syndromes Foundation International Conference

The Sudden Arrhythmia Death Syndromes (SADS) Foundation is dedicated to saving the lives and supporting the families of children and young adults who are genetically predisposed to sudden death due to hearth rhythm abnormalities.



At the conclusion of this symposium, the participants will be able to:

Discuss the complexities of and new developments in the diagnosis of inherited channelopathies, including: Long QT syndrome, Brugada syndrome, Catecholaminergic Polymorphic Ventricular Tachycardia and Short QT Syndrome.

Evaluate the importance of developing and expanding a family pedigree and prospective case finding and early treatment for the prevention of these unnecessary deaths and methods available.

Discuss the state of the art ion channelopathy care—new innovations and knowledge, current best practices

Have a better understanding of living and thriving with SADS conditions.

Analyze the genetics, pathophysiology, symptoms, presentations, the diagnosis, and management of these conditions.



This conference is designed to discuss the complex problems associated with syncope and unexpected cardiac death in children and young adults. It will be particularly valuable to:

General Practitioners, Pediatricians, Pediatric Cardiologists, Cardiologists, Nurses/Nurse Practitioners, Physician’s Assistants and Emergency Personnel

Families living with a cardiac rhythm disorder (LQTS, Brugada, ARVD, HCM, etc.)

Families with a history of sudden unexplained death of an otherwise healthy child or young adult

Amateur sports representatives

Teachers & coaches

Anyone who has a special interest in cardiac rhythm disorders and how these disorders predispose children and young adults to sudden cardiac death

Discussion time to allow interaction with the faculty and ask questions will be provided within the context of this conference.

All programs are intended to be accessible to all persons. If you have a disability and require assistance in order to fully participate in the conference activities, please call the conference coordinator to discuss your specific needs.

For more information and registration please visit the Symposium Website