California Chapter
American College of Cardiology
Member Value & Engagement
Purposeful Education
Data, Information & Knowledge
Transformation of Care
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Issues for your Heart
One of our members, Dr. Houshang Karimi, unexpectedly passed away recently.
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Calendar
Conferences & Symposiums
Dec. 12 - 14: Advances in Heart Disease
December 11: Fellow-In-Training Dinner and Networking Program
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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.  
CA ACC News
This portion of our site is for you, our patient. We hope to help you learn more about cardiology and cardiologists.
Patients
Read our frequent Legislative Reports and learn what the ACC has accomplished and how to donate to our political action committee.
Advocacy
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.
Partners
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).
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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
Advocacy
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

November 19, 2014: Cardiology Grand Rounds

John Muir Medical Center, Concord | Topic: Are We Doing Enough to Treat Valvular Heart Disease?

November 20, 2014: Cardiology Grand Rounds

UC Irvine Medical Center | Topic: Natiuretic Peptides in the Management of Heart Failure: From Hospital to Home.

November 20 - 21, 2014: Controversies and Advances in the Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease Symposium

Montage Beverly Hills | Practical, up-to-date information on complex and controversial cases of cardiovascular disease.

December 3, 2014: Physicians Dinner Provided by The American Heart Association

Costa Mesa | Topic: Valvular Disease: Technology, Treatment, and Resources

December 4, 2014: Cardiology Grand Rounds

UC Irvine Medical Center | Speaker Nathan Wong, Ph.D. talks about Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease

December 4 - 6, 2014: 4th Annual International Hawaii Symposium on Diagnostic and Therapeutic Modalities in Heart Failure

Kohala Coast, Island of Hawai’i | Details exciting advances in heart failure, biomarkers, interventional therapy, and arrhythmias.

December 9, 2014: MedReviews CME Education Dinner Program

Los Angeles | Members and Guests receive complimentary registration.

December 10, 2014: MedReviews CME Education Dinner Program

Scala's Bistro in San Francisco | Members and Guests receive complimentary registration.

December 12 - 14, 2014: 31st Annual Advances in Heart Disease

JW Marriott Hotel, San Francisco | Continuing ed from the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF).
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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]