Dr Rachael Cordina is a clinical academic cardiologist from Sydney, Australia with special interests in Fontan and exercise physiology. Her PhD research studying the impact of resistance training in young people with a Fontan circulation won the Young Investigator Award from the Cardiovascular Disease in the Young Council at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions in 2012. Rachael undertook post-doctoral training in London, United Kingdom as Clinical Fellow in Adult Congenital Heart Disease at the Heart Hospital, University College and as Adult Congenital Heart Disease Echocardiography Fellow at the Royal Brompton Hospital.
Currently, she works in the Adult Congenital Heart Disease Service at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. She is Vice-Chair of the ANZ Fontan Registry, Steering Committee Member of the Congenital Heart Alliance of ANZ and a Senior Lecturer at University of Sydney.