In 2016 UCLA was among the first to earn accreditation for congenital heart disease program.
The Ahmanson/UCLA Adult Congenital Heart Disease Center is a national and international tertiary care resource that provides services to the growing number of patients with congenital heart disease who reach adulthood. Our faculty and staff are specially trained in adult congenital heart disease with a diversity of expertise in areas including echocardiography, interventional cardiac catheterization, interventional electrophysiology, and more.
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Dr. Aboulhosn is senior author on a landmark publication about COVID and the ACHD population. The recently published study is a collaboration between UCLA and Oregon Health Sciences, including 56 other institutions around the world, investigating the burden and risks of COVID in over 1044 patients with ACHD. COVID-19 in Adult Congenital Heart Disease in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology
Together From a Distance: ACHA Virtual Empowerment Symposium
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Saturday, July 10, 2021, 11 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. EDT, Location Virtual
Who Should Attend - ACHA encourages ACHD patients, family members, teens and young adults diagnosed with congenital heart disease to attend the conference. We also invite ACHD doctors, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, social workers, nurses, fellows and residents to attend as well.
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Southern California Walk scheduled for the Fall 2021
ACHD Support Groups - As we adapt to the necessary changes made in the time of the Coronavirus, we would like to provide additonal support on the second Thursday of each month to focus on COVID for our CHD patients and coping with these challenges.
Our COVID Support Group will be held on Thursday, July 8th at 6:00PM. Please join us to share your concerns, frustrations, and solutions.
Our next ACHD Connections Support Group meeting will be held on Thursday, July 29th at 6:00PM.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic all meetings are now conducted via ZOOM.
Ahmanson/UCLA Adult Congenital Heart Disease Center
100 Medical Plaza, Suite 630 East
Los Angeles, CA 90095
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