Medical Advisory Council

Sara Pasquali, MD, MHS

Sara Pasquali, MD, MHS

Dr. Pasquali is the Janette Ferrantino Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital where she serves as an Associate Director of the Congenital Heart Center.  She is also a faculty member at the Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation at the University of Michigan.  Dr. Pasquali's research, supported by NIH funding, focuses on outcomes and quality assessment in children undergoing heart surgery, and she has authored more than 190 publications in this area. She leads the Pediatric Heart Network’s Integrated CARdiac Data and Outcomes (iCARD) Collaborative, and serves as the Co-Director of Cardiac Networks United, which integrates CHD data across 5 major networks in the field and now spans more than two thirds of US congenital heart centers and multiple phases of care.  Dr. Pasquali is a member of the Leadership Committee of the American Heart Association Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young, and the incoming chair of the annual scientific sessions.