Dr. Lisa Bergersen is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and an Interventional Cardiologist at Boston Children’s Hospital. After graduating from the University of Vermont College of Medicine in 1996, she completed her residency training in pediatrics at St. Louis Children’s Hospital. In 2009, she earned a Master’s in Public Health at the Harvard School of Public Health. While practicing full time at Boston Children’s Hospital, Dr. Bergersen has pioneered the development of patient care and quality improvement projects. After initiating the Congenital Cardiac Catheterization Project on Outcomes (C3PO), the first multi-center registry to record procedural data for congenital heart disease and report outcomes with novel metric tools, Dr. Bergersen developed the Congenital Heart Adjustment for Risk Method (CHARM), which in 2012 was the first measure in pediatric cardiology to receive endorsement from the National Quality Forum. Dr. Bergersen is the Principal Investigator for multiple industry sponsored device trials, and her research in pediatric interventional cardiology has been widely published. Dr. Bergersen co-authored the authoritative cardiac catheterization manual used for training in this field. Recognized internationally for her expertise in clinical research, device trials, and risk adjustment methodology, she serves as an advisor on several national Cardiology Society committees.
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