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Dr. Van Hare is Director of Pediatric Cardiology at St. Louis Children’s Hospital and Professor of Pediatrics at Washington University School of Medicine. He is the Co-Director of the St. Louis Children’s Heart Center. His clinical interests focus on heart rhythm disorders in children, and in adults with congenital heart disease; radiofrequency catheter ablation, cryoablation, pacemaker, implantable cardioverter-defibrillator, (ICD), implantation and follow-up.

As Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Youngblood leads the 5,000+ member professional society in its goal to end death and suffering due to heart rhythm disorders. Since joining HRS in 2001, Mr. Youngblood has spearheaded the organization’s transformation into the premier global resource for education and information on heart arrhythmias, which currently serves over 35,000 constituents across six continents.