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Save lives all over the world; wherever a child is in need of a lifesaving heart surgery.

The Humanitarian Footprint

Improvements in human development for patients operated in 2015

39.9

years of potential extra life per child

3.5

extra years of schooling per child

$159,533

extra lifetime earnings

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540
Operations Last Year
11
Cardiac Surgery Centers helped in 1 year
378
Volunteers Last Year
3480
Hours spent educating in 2015

Meet Our Founder

Our Founder, Dr. Novick is a pediatric cardiac surgeon and a professor of international child health. Leading medical teams to treat children with heart disease for more than 20 years; his passion for changing lives and providing hope for families inspires and motivates.

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NCA Supports Perfusion Without Borders Scholarship Application

Each year, the American Society of Extracorporeal Technology offers a scholarship to one Perfusion student to travel on a medical mission trip with an organization of their choice. The winners of this “Perfusion Without Borders” scholarship have chosen to travel with Novick Cardiac Alliance each of the last four years. The PWOB scholarship covers expenses…

In Memory of Brigid Scanlan Eiynck

Last year, Novick Cardiac Alliance lost Brigid (Ann) Scanlan Eiynck, one of our greatest friends and supporters. Because of Brigid’s remarkable contribution to our work across three decades, NCA would like to express our gratitude and memorialize Brigid throughout 2019. “Brigid was without a doubt one of my earliest supporters. She was a committed friend…

Listen to Dr. Novick’s podcast on Heart to Heart with Anna

Dr. Novick had the opportunity to be featured on the podcast “Heart to Heart with Anna”  Dr. William Novick is a most unusual cardiothoracic surgeon who travels the world mending broken hearts in countries where many of these children would be left to succumb to their congenital heart defects. Together with his team, Dr. Novick…

Lessons Learned in Humanitarian Cardiac Surgery

Novick Cardiac Alliance had the opportunity to attend the 32nd Annual Meeting of the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS) in Milan Italy in October 2018. Watch the video below of Dr. William Novick and Dr. Marcelo Cardarelli as they discuss “Lessons Learned in Humanitarian Cardiac Surgery.”  

Perfusion Without Borders – Scholarship Winner

  Each year, the American Society of Extracorporeal Technology offers a scholarship to one Perfusion student to travel on a medical mission trip with an organization of their choice. This year’s winner is perfusion student Amy Evans and she will be traveling with Novick Cardiac Alliance to Ukraine in December 2018. Amy Evans is currently…

Humanitarian Footprint

Novick Cardiac Alliance has published a research article in JAMA, a peer-reviewed medical journal published by the American Medical Association. The article is titled “Cost-effectiveness of Humanitarian Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Programs in Low- and Middle-Income Countries”. It describes the cost-effectiveness of providing heart surgery to children in developing countries, but it also accounts for the…