Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders
in Newborns and Children

Upcoming Meeting
September 24, 2019

The September 24 meeting will take place via webinar.

The nearest Metro stop is the Twinbrook Station on the red line (1600 Chapman Avenue, Rockville, MD 20852). Parking is available. It is an approximately 10 minute walk from the Metro to HRSA Headquarters.

Snippet of a google generated map showing the route to walk from the Twinbrook Metro Station to HRSA Headquarters. The fastest route is 9 minutes, the other two are 11 minutes.

Parking Options Nearby HRSA Headquarters
–  Limited Metered Street Parking
–  NIH Public Parking Garage (5635 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20852):
The cost is $2 an hour, or $7 a day.  Please note the garage accepts CASH ONLY
Snippet of a google generated map showing the proximity of the NIH Public Parking Garage to HRSA Headquarters (2 minute walk).

Requirements to Enter the Building
The meeting venue is the Pavilion, located on the main level of HRSA’s office building. You will be required to go through security to enter the building. Please take note of the following details to ensure a smooth arrival experience:

  • Allow for up to 30 minutes to get through security.
  • You must enter through the main lobby located on 5600 Fishers Lane.
  • Bring your driver’s license or some form of government-approved ID with you. Visitors without a driver’s license, passport, or other form of government-issued photo identification will not be granted entry into the facility.
  • When you arrive at the building, provide your ID and let the security staff know that you are there for the ACHDNC meeting.
  • Be prepared to remove your belt/any clothing items containing metal, and to have any bags, laptops, coats, etc., screened. Screening consists of X-raying all packages and/or bags and the use of magnetometers (metal detectors).
  • Alcohol, firearms and knives are prohibited in the building.

Once you are through security, you will be escorted to the meeting space by a staff member. You will be allowed to access the Pavilion and café area only.

Non-US citizens planning to attend the November meeting in person, and anyone needed special assistance or a reasonable accommodation for the November meeting will need to provide additional information to HRSA by October 23, 2019. Please contact Alaina Harris, Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB), HRSA, at 301-443-0721, or .

Visitors from Other Government Agencies: Other government agency employees holding an HSPD-12 PIV card must enter through the main lobby located on Fishers Lane and sign the visitor sign-in roster and must submit to inspection prior to entry.


Nearby Hotels:
Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center
1750 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852

Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
5701 Marinelli Road, Bethesda, MD 20852

Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Bethesda
8120 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814

Hyatt Regency Bethesda
1 Bethesda Metro Center, Bethesda, MD 20814

Nearby Restaurants:
La Brasa Latin Cusine
12401 Parklawn Dr., Rockville, MD 20852

1596A Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852

Amalfi Ristorante Italiano
12397 Wilkins Ave., Rockville, MD 20852

Congressional Plaza, 1699 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852

MoCo’s Founding Farmers
12505 Park Potomac Ave., Potomac, MD 20854

TGI Fridays
Pike Center Shopping Center
12147 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852

Seasons 52
11414 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda, MD 20852

Pike and Rose
Upscale shopping center that includes several restaurants, located approximately 1 mile from meeting site.
11580 Old Georgetown Road, North Bethesda, MD 20852