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Our specialists provide a wide range of treatments, including clinical trial therapies. Call 310-825-9011 to learn more about adult congenital heart disease treatment.

ACHD Webinar

Monday, May 8, 2023 12:00 pm
You are cordially invited to join Jamil Aboulhosn, MD, Director of the Ahmanson/UCLA Adult Congenital Heart Disease Center, Streisand Chair in Cardiology for a special webinar featuring updates from the center.

  • Meet some of the center’s outstanding clinicians, who will highlight the latest research and innovative treatments for ACHD
  • Learn why this program continues to set the gold standard for care
  • RSVP to Yvonne Jose at [email protected] or via Zoom
  • View Webinar Flyer (PDF)

Monthly Meetings for ACHD Patients

Patient and Family Connections Meeting

  • Last Thursday of every month
  • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM, virtual (Zoom)
  • Group Facilitator: David Highfill, LCSW
  • To RSVP and receive the Zoom link, email Yvonne Jose at [email protected]

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Heart Walk 2022 - Southern California Walk for 1 in 100 is happening in-person October 15th at Griffith Park!

ACHA 9th National Conference

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Thursday, June 23-25, 2022, 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.


Past Event for Adult Congenital Heart Disease Center

Patient/Family Forum: Farewell to Dr. John Child
On May 24th, 2012 we held a patient/family forum at the Ronald Reagan-UCLA Medical center which was attended by 80 patients and family members. The evening included a panel discussion among 7 patients with tetralogy of Fallot, spotlighting the generational differences in surgical management and prognosis from those who were born in the 1950's to those born in the 1980's.

This panel was followed by a presentation of the highlights of John Child's 35 year career at UCLA, including a touching picture montage. The program ended with presentation of a crystal plaque to Dr. Child, with a message of gratitude for 35 years of dedication to the care of adults with congenital heart disease. We adjourned to a cocktail reception, where patients had the opportunity to pay their respects to Dr. Child, as well as interface with the other doctors and nurses from the Center. The Adult Congenital Heart Association (ACHA) had an informational booth, as did the National Marfan Foundation (NMF). A tribute fund in honor of Dr. Child was created to address the highest priorities of the Center, including continuing Dr. Child's legacy of world-class patient care, education, and research.

For more information about this event or the tribute fund, please email [email protected] or call (310) 825-2019.

Dr. Child's Retirement 1
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Dr. Child's Retirement 3