The New York City Regional Conference is a dynamic partnership between the Adult Congenital Heart Association and NYU Langone Health, Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program. We invite patients, family members, friends and healthcare professionals to learn about specialized lifelong care for adults with congenital heart disease (ACHD) and to connect with the ACHD community. You will have the opportunity to listen and learn from experts in adult congenital heart disease.
Please join us on Saturday, September 21, 2019. Registration begins at 8:00 am and the program is from 8:30 am until 4:30 pm. Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.
Pre-registration for patients, family members, and friends for this event is $25. If you register before September 16, 2019, you will receive a $5 discount to the conference. On-site registration is $50.
Agenda and Speakers
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Adult Congenital Heart Association (ACHA) Membership
By registering for this conference, you automatically become a free member of ACHA. As a member, you will receive e-mail and/or postal mail from ACHA and can take advantage of all the resources and services that we offer. We're so glad to welcome you to our community!
ACHA will take digital photographs and videos at this event, which may be used for ACHA publications, social media, media releases, brochures and on ACHA's website. ACHA does not intend to use these images in any matter other than for the purpose stated above. By registering for the conference, you are granting permission for ACHA to use your image in this matter and you hereby waive the right to inspect versions of your image used for publication or the written copy used in connection with the images.
Who Should Attend?
- ACHD patients, family members, and friends
- Healthcare professionals who would like to learn more about adult congenital heart disease
Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?
- ACHA recommends that all attendees be over the age of 18. Anyone between the ages of 13 and 18 must be accompanied by a parent. Children under the age of 13 will not be admitted.
What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?
From Railway Stations
From New York Penn Station (32nd Street and Seventh Avenue) it is a brisk 20-25min walk or a 10-15min taxi ride to NYU Langone Health The train station provides rail access for train services nationwide as well as Amtrak’s Metroliner and Acela trains, to commuter trains for many Long Island and to New Jersey locations, and connects to the 1,2,3, and A,C, E subway trains and local bus lines.
From Grand Central Terminal and its Grand Central subway station (42nd Street and Park Avenue South) it is a brisk 20-25 min walk or 10-15 min taxi ride to NYU Langone Health. The train station provides rail access to the Connecticut and the Hudson valley and connects to the 4,5,6, and 7 and S subway trains and local bus lines.
The conference will be located on 30th Street between 1st and FDR drive.
From the Port Authority Bus Terminal
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Bus Terminal (40th Street and Eighth Avenue) is the terminus for most intercity buses serving New York City. It is a 10-20min taxi ride to NYU Langone Health. Alternatively, take the M34A bus which runs directly to the NYU Medical Center 34th street entrance bus stop.
Via NYC public transport (Subway and Bus)
Subways and local buses cost $ 2.75 per ride. Entrance to the NYC subway system is by MetroCards, which are available at vending machines and booths in subway stations. Buses also take MetroCards, which also permit one transfer to and from subway or bus within a two-hour period.
The closest subway stops to NYU Langone Medical Center are 28th Street and 33rd Street (both at Park Avenue) on the number 6 train on the Lexington Avenue Line. It is a 15-20min walk to NYU Langone from these stations or a brisk 20-25 min walk from Grand Central Station at 42nd Street and Park Avenue.
The north-bound M15 bus runs the length of First Avenue in Manhattan. The local bus stops directly in front of NYU Langone Health, the express bus stops on the northeast corner of First Avenue and 34th Street. The south-bound M15 bus runs on Second Avenue. The local bus stops at 31st Street, the express bus stops at the south-west corner of Second Avenue and 34th Street. The M34 bus runs the length of 34th Street in Manhattan and stops directly in front of the north entrance to NYU Langone Health on 34th Street east of First Avenue. The M16 bus directly connects with nationwide bus service at the Port Authority Bus Terminal (40th Street and Eighth Avenue) via the NYU Langone Health 34th street entrance bus stop.
NYU Langone Health can be reached by car as well. Convenience of access and travel duration depend on traffic conditions and the time of day. If arriving from outside Manhattan, get onto the FDR Drive, which runs along the east side of Manhattan from the Triboro Bridge (125th Street) to the Battery. Exit the FDR at 34th Street and drive west on 34th Street to Second Avenue. Turn left to go south on Second Avenue, then turn left again onto 30th Street. At First Avenue turn left (north) and NYU Langone Health will be directly on your right. Parking is available under the Health Care Center (530 First Ave) which is about 50ft from 30th Street on the right-hand side, just north of the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. Alternatively, the Kips Bay Garage is left on the west side of First Avenue just below 33rd Street.
NYU Langone Medical Center operates three on-site parking facilities that are available for visitors and patients.
530 First Avenue (under NYU Langone Medical Center near 30th Street). Phone: 212-263-7304. Hours: 24/7. Valet parking is available from the front entrance of the Medical Center from 6:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. After normal business hours, customers can retrieve vehicles directly from attendants in Lot B.
400 East 34th Street (entrance to the Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine). Hours: 24/7. Valet parking is available from the front entrance of Rusk.
333 East 38th Street (38th Street and First Avenue). This lot is associated with NYU Langone’s ambulatory facility at the same address. Valet parking is available at all times. Phone: 212-818-9435. Hours: 24/7.
Neighborhood Parking Facilities: There are additional parking garages located near the Medical Center, and limited street parking is also available. The following is a list of neighborhood facilities generally available for visitor parking. Rates and hours vary, so please contact the individual service provider directly with any questions:
Rapid Parking: 575 First Avenue near 33rd Street (Kips Bay Towers across the street from NYU Langone Medical Center). Phone: 212 684-2762. Hours: 24/7.
Imperial Parking: 377 East 33rd Street between First and Second Avenues. Phone: 646-935-1109. Hours: Mon.-Fri. 6:00 a.m. to midnight; Sat.-Sun. 7:00 a.m to midnight. GMC: 300 East 34th Street between First and Second Avenues. Phone: 212-481-6016. Hours: 24/7.
Imperial Parking: 340 East 34th Street between First and Second Avenues. Phone: 212-684-8311. Hours: 24/7
Central Parking System: 350 East 30th Street (between First and Second Avenue; enter at 29th Street). Phone: 212-779-8311. Hours: 24/7.
How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
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