UCLA among 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. Learn more about the center >
Date and Time: Wednesday, April 15, 2020, from 7-8 pm EDT
Presenter: Adam Lubert, MD
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Presenters: Abigail Khan, MD and Adrienne Kovacs
Presenters: Aric Gregson, MD, FIDSA and Jamil A. Aboulhosn, MD
To our Adult Congenital Heart Disease patients. Video visits provide a secure way for you to virtually connect with your doctor, when appropriate, without the hassle of driving into the office, hospital or clinic. All you need is an internet connection and access to a device with video and audio capabilities, such as a computer, tablet or smartphone. You can have a real-time, face-to-face discussion with your doctor just as you would during an office visit. Click here for instructions on Teleheath Visit.
UCLA welcomes Dr. Glen Van Arsdell as Chief of Congenital Cardiac Surgery
We are pleased to welcome Dr. Glen Van Arsdell, one of the world's leading congenital cardiac surgeons, as the Chief of Congenital Cardiac Surgery at UCLA.
ACHD Support Group meets in the evening of the last Thursday of each month from 6:00 pm -7:30 pm and will focus on Congenital Heart Disease. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic all meetings are now conducted via ZOOM. 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. Please join us this Thursday, April 9th at 6:00PM to share your concerns, frustrations, and solutions. As we continue to shelter at home and observe social distancing guidelines, this group will be offered through Zoom or telephone conferencing. Please email Yvonne Jose at YJose@mednet.ucla.edu to RSVP and receive the Zoom link to join our meetings.
New Frontiers for the Fontan Survivor: Challenges, Opportunities and the Ultimate Destination of Heart/Liver Transplantation
Target audience: Cardiologists, Hepatologists, Internists, Surgeons, Fellows/Residents, Nurses
8 Hours of CME credit
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Date: Saturday, September 21, 2019
UCLA Meyer & Renee Luskin Conference Center
425 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA
UCLA doctors use 3-D printed model to guide tricky heart valve replacement.
The 3-D model, which was created using a CT scan of a patient's heart, was made of a silicon-like material with properties similar to tissues and other structures in the heart. Read full story >
Ahmanson/UCLA Adult Congenital Heart Disease Center
100 Medical Plaza, Suite 630 East
Los Angeles, CA 90095
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