Interested in Joining PHTS?
Thank you for your interest in the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study (PHTS). We are open to any interested institution who currently conducts heart transplants.
Why join PHTS?
We are a vibrant database with a wealth of patient data that is under constant review and analysis. Another benefit is the opportunity for networking. Within our 43 participating centers, we have an active network of more than 100 transplant professionals involved in the data collection process and analyses.
If you are interested in joining PHTS, please follow the steps below.
Step 1: Submit a signed copy of the PHTS Data Use Agreement. Once the
Step 2: Submit an IRB application to your local review board. A few useful
DCC receives a copy, we will obtain the proper signatures and return a fully
documents are listed below. Once you receive approval, forward a copy of
the approval to
at the PHTS DCC.
a. PHTS Bylaws
b. PHTS Current Forms
c. Participating Centers
e. Example Consent Form
f. Example Assent Form
Step 3: Each center is required to pay $5000 each year to participation in PHTS.
Please mail check to the address below. This must be paid prior to data
submission. Checks much be made out to “Pediatric Heart Transplant Study
Foundation” or “PHTS Foundation”. Please contact
a dues invoice for your center.
Step 4: Add members of your center to the PHTS mailing list by clicking here.
will contact you once your center is ready to start submitting forms.
via email or phone at 205-975-0086 if you have any questions.
Pediatric Heart Transplant Study
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Department of Surgery
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
701 19th Street South, LHRB 781
Birmingham, AL 35294