Save the Date: September 14-16, 2017 


Join us September 14-16, 2017 in Cincinnati for the 27th Annual International ACHD Symposium.

The 2017 symposium will be a comprehensive, state-of-the-art event for physicians and nurse practitioners with an established interest in adult congenital heart disease. Presented by the Heart Institute at Cincinnati Children's and Children's National Health System, Washington, D.C., the educational program will consist of a rich mixture of topic-oriented and case-based learning.

As always, local and invited faculty speakers both nationally and internationally will provide a broad curriculum. However, our special emphasis topics will include:

  • The Fontan circulation and its multi-organ consequences
  • Ventricular failure and its management
  • Pulmonary hypertension and advanced therapies
  • Maternal-fetal care for women with ACHD
  • Novel interventions and surgical approaches


The 27th Annual International Symposium on Adult Congenital Heart Disease is presented by the ACHD Program at the Heart Institute at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.

Continuing Education Credit

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Contact hours will be awarded to nurses who attend the entire program and complete an evaluation tool. Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91) (OH-046, 9/1/2018)

Welcome to the Queen City 

September in Cincinnati is a beautiful time of the year and our meeting will coincide with downtown’s Oktoberfest Zinzinnati - the largest Oktoberfest in North America - with its nightly program of events a mere two-block walk.

In addition to Oktoberfest Zinzinnati festivities, we invite you to explore our Visiting Cincinnati page for great restaurants, unique attractions and more.

General Conference Information

For general questions about the conference, please contact the Continuing Medical Education office at cme@cchmc.org or 513-636-6732.