Fontan Rehabilitation, Wellness, Activity and Resilience Development (FORWARD) Program

The Fontan Rehabilitation, Wellness, Activity and Resilience Development (FORWARD) Program at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) provides specialized care, evaluations and ongoing monitoring for patients with single ventricle heart defects and Fontan circulation to build resilience and improve the quality and duration of their lives. 

Our Team

Our FORWARD Program includes a multidisciplinary team of experts that specialize in the long-term care and development of individuals with single ventricle heart defects and Fontan circulation. We provide rehabilitation, wellness, activity and resilience development to patients, and continue to research new ways to improve their long-term quality of life.