New York City Family Day Conference

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Date(s) - Saturday, November 16, 2019
10:00 am - 3:30 pm

New York Athletic Club


New York Athletic Club
Presidents Room
180 Central Park South
New York, NY 10019

Michio HIrano, MD

Matthew Harms, MD

Join us for our first-ever New York City FSHD Family Day Conference to meet top researchers, clinicians, fellow patients, and family members. You’ll hear about ongoing clinical trials and connect with the outstanding team at Columbia University Medical Center. Speakers include Michio Hirano, MD, co-director of the CUMC Muscular Dystrophy Association clinic, and director of the H. Houston Merritt Center for Muscular Dystrophy

and Related Diseases; and Matthew Harms, MD, associate professor of neurology, and Fondre Goulbourne, DPT, physical therapist.

Advance registration required. Please use the form below. Deadline November 11, 2019.

We’ll be posting an agenda closer to the date.

We’ll be meeting at the legendary New York Athletic Club. Note, the club has a Dress Code: “Attire and personal appearance shall be in good taste and mindful of the Club’s traditional atmosphere. Recommend attire includes slacks/collared and tucked in shirts for men; blouses or sweaters/slacks or skirts for woman. No jeans, t-shirts, sneakers or flip-flops (unless necessary due to a medical condition). More about the dress code

Guests should use the rear entrance, which is located on W 58th Street just after you cross 7th Avenue.  The wheelchair accessible entrance is located on 7th Ave between 59th & 58th. Please ring the bell at the door someone will come and assist. For more information, please call (212) 767-7000.

 The closest parking is the Icon Parking Garage, located at W 58th Street between 7th and 6th Street (across the street and on the same block as the rear entrance to the NYAC.)