Dr. Shirali is Director, Cardiology, and Co-Director, Ward Family Heart Center, Children’s Mercy, Kansas City. Dr. Shirali is a renowned educator and innovator in pediatric echocardiography. His interests include 3D echocardiography, informatics and outcomes research. He has delivered >300 invited lectures, published >80 papers and co-edited a textbook on 3D echocardiography. Dr. Shirali has over 13 years of experience with 3D echocardiography, and is the senior author of the recently published joint EACVI-ASE expert consensus document on 3D echocardiography in Congeniatl Heart Disease.