Prof. Joanna Szymkiewicz – Dangel, MD, PhD is a head of The Department of Perinatal Cardiology and Congenital Anomalies, Centre of Postgraduate Medical Education, Warsaw, Poland. She was graduated in Medical Academy of Warsaw, got specialisation in pediatrics and cardiology, worked in a cath-lab in Children’s Memorial Health Institute in Warsaw. She was a fellow in UK and USA – Boston. She built the fetal cardiac program in Poland from nothing, including perinatal palliative care. She developed successful fetal cardiac interventions program, which is the third big in the world. She is President of the Fetal Cardiology WG of AEPC and V-ce President of Polish Ultrasound Society.