Pediatric & Congenital Electrophysiology Society (PACES), a nonprofit organization, is an international group of physicians and allied professionals dedicated to improving the care of children and young adults with cardiac rhythm disturbances. The group's primary mission is to foster high-quality collaborative research and exchange of ideas on arrhythmia topics that are particularly relevant to infants and children, or patients of any age with congenital heart disease. The society will, in addition, strive to represent its members on issues pertaining to education in pediatric electrophysiology and related health care policies.


The PACES community is deeply saddened by the news of Dr. Paul Gillette's death. Dr. Gillette was a true pioneer in pediatric electrophysiology and his advances have made a tremendous positive impact on the care of children. Our deepest condolences go out to Dr. Gillette's family and friends. We are extremely grateful that gifts in his name are being directed to the PACES organization and it is our intent to use these gifts to honor his commitment to patient care and the advancement of science. To make a gift in memory of Dr. Gillette, please donate using the button below. PACES will process contributions to the fund using PayPal.

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