Annette K. Ansong, MD, FACC is a board-certified pediatric cardiologist. The daughter of immigrants from Ghana, she grew up in the suburbs of Washington, DC. For college, she attended the University of Virginia. After graduating from medical school at Howard University, Dr. Ansong completed her pediatric residency and pediatric cardiology fellowship training at Duke University Medical Center. She was drawn into pediatric cardiology by the mentorship of another Black pediatric cardiologist, Dr. Brenda Armstrong. Dr. Ansong enjoys patient care and finding innovative ways of improving that care. She currently serves as Assistant Medical Director at Inova Children’s Hospital Single Ventricle clinic. She also has special interests in preventative cardiology, capacity-building and telemedicine. She is also newly elected onto the Leadership Council of the Virginia Chapter of the American College of Cardiology. Dr. Ansong has been honored as a Northern Virginia Magazine Top Doctor and featured in the American College of Cardiology’s #TheFaceOfCardiology, a campaign to improve diversity and inclusion in the field of cardiology. Follow Dr. Ansong at Twitter, Instagram, and her Website.