California Chapter
American College of Cardiology
Member Value & Engagement
Purposeful Education
Data, Information & Knowledge
Transformation of Care
Advocacy | Population Health
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Issues for your Heart
One of our members, Dr. Houshang Karimi, unexpectedly passed away recently.
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Conferences & Symposiums
January 9 - 10, 2015 Atrial Fibrillation Summit 2015
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Thanks for attending our 2014 ACC Legislative Conference with nearly 400 cardiovascular professionals are in Washington, DC. Save the Date for Legislative Conference 2015, October 18-20, 2015.
Conference Highlights
ACC’s newest educational program meets virtually evey third Wednesday at 5:00 PM PST.  
This portion of our site is for you, our patient. We hope to help you learn more about cardiology and cardiologists.
Read our frequent Legislative Reports and learn what the ACC has accomplished and how to donate to our political action committee.
Learn about our partners in care: The British Cardiovascular Society, Fellows-in-Training, our Cardiovascular Team, the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke, the Adult Congenital Heart Program, Women in Cardiology and our Practice Managers.
Learn about the latest News in Cardiology, discover Practice Tools, read our CA ACC and Mended Hearts Newsletters, understand our Guidelines for Referral to a Cardiovascular Specialist, visit our Store, our Photo Gallery and our Member Roster (password protected).

About Our Chapter

The purpose of the Chapter shall be to contribute to the prevention of cardiovascular diseases, to ensure optimal quality care for the individuals with such diseases and to foster the highest professional ethical standards.
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Chapter Leadership

Meet our volunteer Executive Committee, Board of Directors and Committees & Committee Chairs. Get to know our chapter governance structure and find out how you can get involved.
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Our 2014 Focus

The ACC is THE Professional Home for Cardiovascular Specialists and the Care Team.

To represent YOU, the ACC is actively working on:
Member Value & Engagement
Purposeful Education
Data, Information & Knowledge
Transformation of Care
Population Health
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Chapter Store

Your California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology (CA ACC) is proud to offer several items bearing the CA ACC logo. Wear your CA ACC membership with pride with items perfect for the home, office or hospital.
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California ACC Calendar of Events

January 9 - 10, 2015: Atrial Fibrillation Summit 2015

Hyatt Regency Sacramento | This conference aims to improve patient care by increasing learner competence in the management of atrial fibrillation.

January 18 - 21, 2015: SCCT Hawaii 2015 Winter Meeting

Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa, Waikoloa (The Island of Hawaii) | Clinical Applications and Training in Cardiac CT.

January 20, 2015: I C D - 9 & 10 CM | C P T | H C P C S Reimbursement & Coding Workshop Exclusively For Cardiology 2015

San Francisco area | An educational workshop provided for CA ACC. Highlights include hte most current ICD-9 & CPT coding instruction.

January 23-25, 2015: Advances in Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiac CT

Los Angeles | 30th Annual Case Review with the Experts with 101 Evidence-based Cases.

February 5-6 2015: Structural Heart Intervention and Imaging 2015: A Practical Approach

San Diego | Scripps’ conference is designed to provide a practical assessment of the emerging area of structural heart disease.
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California ACC Latest News

Dr. Houshang Karimi, MD Passes Away

A college fund has been established for his children.

Legislative Report Election Recap

Big Night for Physicians and Patients - Prop 46 Destroyed

Journal Club 2014: Webinars and CME's

ACC’s newest educational program meets virtually evey third Wednesday at 5:00 PM PST.

Petition on Allied Health Professional Issues in California

Please review and consider signing SICP’s petition.

September Mended Hearts Newsletter: Chapter 62 | San Diego

News from our President, Birthdays, New Members, Monthly Meeting Schedule, 2014 San Diego Heart Walk and more

Presentations from the Cardiovascular Team Symposium

Must have password to view presentations.

International Exchange Database

Explore facilitating international exchanges for Cardiovascular Professionals with this on-line resource. [News from July 27, 2014]

Legislative Advocacy News: California State Senate Video On-demand

.Congratulations to the CA ACC for our positive advocacy efforts on behalf of patients! View video. [News from July 13, 2014]