Home / About Us / News


Social Security Administration "Fast Tracks" 7 CHDs

Friday, Jul 15, 2011

Thanks in part to the many ACHA members who shared their stories of disability struggles, yesterday the Social Security Administration announced that it has added seven congenital heart diagnoses to its Compassionate Allowance listings.

Read more

ACHA's Newly Published Professional Members List

Monday, Jul 11, 2011

ACHA would like to thank all of our Professional Members whose membership not only supports the vital work ACHA does to improve health for adults with CHD, but demonstrates that as a medical professional you have a vital stake in ACHA’s mission. Click here to see ACHA’s quarterly published Professional Members listing.

Read more

Updated ACHD Program and Travel Directories Now Available

Friday, Jul 08, 2011

The ACHA/ISACHD Program Directory, available at the ACHA website by clicking here, is a unique online resource offering extensive up-to-date (2010) information on more than 95 adult congenital heart programs in the United States and Canada. Whether you are looking for an ACHD program in your area (search by state), seeking a surgeon with particular ACHD expertise, helping a patient find care, or learning more about what an ACHD program offers, the ACHD program directory can help you find the answers you need.

Read more

Leadership Update: Partnering With Parents

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2011

In her monthly update, ACHA President/CEO writes about ACHA's relationships with other groups that provide support to parents of children with CHD.

Read more

ACHA Launches New Blog

Tuesday, Jun 07, 2011

Two weeks ago, we launched our brand new ACHA Blog! Learn some more about the blog and how you can contribute.

Read more

A Video from our President and CEO

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Although 2011 is not yet halfway through, we are already having a great year here at ACHA! Watch Amy Verstappen, ACHA’s president and CEO, talk about our progress.

Read more

Leadership Update: Annual Report & Conference Wrap-Up

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

ACHA President/CEO Amy Verstappen writes about two recent key achievements—our Sixth National Conference and the publication of our 2010 annual report.

Read more

Congenital Heart Walks Begin May 7

Thursday, Apr 28, 2011

The 2011 Congenital Heart Walks start Saturday, May 7. Here's a list of spring and summer sites; we hope you will start a team or register today!

Read more

Leadership Update: Two Weeks Until Our Conference!

Thursday, Apr 14, 2011

Spring is here! Despite snow last week, this week the daffodils are up and ACHA spring events are in full swing!

Read more

2011 Sixth National ACHA Conference: Early Bird Registration Deadline Extended!

Tuesday, Mar 22, 2011

The Early Bird registration deadline for the our 2011 Sixth National Conference in Los Angeles has been extended to April 1! Read the story for more details.

Read more

Contact Congress Today

Demand better research, surveillance, and awareness of ACHD by calling on Congress to act now on the Congenital Heart Futures Reauthorization Act of 2024. Contact your elected officials today.