Congenital heart disease: Transitioning from pediatric to adult cardiology careKasinskas, Kaitlyn MHS, PA-C; Colomb-Lippa, Dawn MHS, PA-CJournal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants: August 2014 - Volume 27 - Issue 8 - p 32–34 doi: 10.1097/01.JAA.0000451416.29847.8c Review Article Abstract Author Information ABSTRACT: Medical and surgical advances are prolonging the lives of children with congenital heart disease (CHD), who are now living into adulthood. Physician assistants are well-positioned to play an integral role in supporting the transition of patients with CHD from pediatric to adult medical care, thereby reducing patients' risk of adverse outcomes. Kaitlyn Kasinskas is a recent graduate of the Quinnipiac University PA program in Hamden, Conn. Dawn Colomb-Lippa is a professor in the PA program at Quinnipiac University. The authors have disclosed no potential conflicts of interest, financial or otherwise. © 2014 American Academy of Physician Assistants.