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. Learn more about the center >
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. Our next meeting will be held on Thursday, April 29th. 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 on Thursday, May 13th 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.
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
Ahmanson/UCLA Adult Congenital Heart Disease Center
100 Medical Plaza, Suite 630 East
Los Angeles, CA 90095
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