1 - 4 August 2024


Sara Thorne

Toronto General Hospital and University of Toronto, Canada

Dr. Sara Thorne joined Toronto ACHD in 2019 after 20 years in practice at University Hospital Birmingham UK where she established the regional Adult Congenital Heart Disease Unit and the renowned Obstetric Cardiology Programme with Birmingham Women’s and Children’s Hospital. She collaborated closely with the UK Confidential Enquiry for Maternal Mortality and other national bodies.  She has published widely in the fields of adult congenital heart disease and obstetric cardiology. She has brought her experience to the Toronto ACHD and High-Risk Pregnancy Programs and is now working to establish a National Canadian Maternal Morbidity and Mortality review system. She is a skilled clinician teacher and her areas of expertise include adult congenital heart disease, inherited aortopathy, and obstetric cardiology.