SERIES 3 | EPISODE 4: The Growing Popularity of TNEcho Programs in Canadian NICUs
GUEST: Soume Bhattacharya, MBBS, MD
Staff Neonatologist, London Health Sciences Centre
Lead, TnECHO & Hemodynamics Program, London Health Sciences Centre
Assistant Professor of Paediatrics, UWO
Member, Pan-American Hemodynamics Collaborative
Targeted Neonatal Echocardiography Programs are becoming more prevalent throughout Canada. The director of theTnECHO program at The Children’s Hospital at London’s Health Science Centre, neonatologist Dr. Soume Bhattacharya, explains the technology and its role in neonatal care.
Dr. Soume Bhattacharya is a neonatologist and assistant professor at Western University, Schulich School of Medicine and an Associate Scientist at Children's Health Research Institute, London, ON. She completed fellowships in neonatal-perinatal medicine, and targeted neonatal echocardiography, as well as a graduate diploma in clinical epidemiology.
She is the director of the Targeted Neonatal Echocardiography Program at The Children’s Hospital at London’s Health Science Centre, where she is using the technology to improve standards of care, enhance education, and advance research in neonatal hemodynamics.