San Diego

Project Heart Beat


Our Mission

To save lives by establishing awareness, education and immediate access to Automatic External Defibrillators (AEDs) throughout the city and county of San Diego to SAVE LIVES!

Project Heart Beat has one main goal: to save lives through early defibrillation. San Diego Project Heart Beat's objective is to make Automatic External Defibrillators (AEDs) as accessible as fire extinguishers throughout our community.

Project Heart Beat

Our Partners

Cardiac Science Corporation logo

Cardiac Science Corporation

Project Heart Beat

Our Team

Photo of James V. Dunford, MD
James V. Dunford, MD
Medical Director

Project Heart Beat

Our Inspirations

San Diego Project Heart Beat logo Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) can happen without warning anywhere, anytime to anyone. San Diego Project Heart Beat programs were inspired by the memory of Ron McElliott and Kendra Rose Blaylock.