Angela Gooden DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC/AC, NEA-BC, is a pediatric nurse practitioner with dual certification and expertise in pediatric cardiology, is the Director of Advanced Practice Providers at Texas Children’s Hospital. Dr. Gooden has a special interest in reducing morbidity and mortality for infants born with complex congenital heart defects who require staged palliative surgical interventions. Additionally, in her leadership role, Ms. Gooden is focused on promoting the advanced practice role through advocacy, organizational engagement, professional development, and mentorship.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Angela Gooden has employment relationships with Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Science Center, and Texas Children's Hospital. She receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.

Non-financial: Angela Gooden is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, and the Texas Nurse Practitioners.