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
"We will miss our mentor from across the pond."
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Conferences & Symposiums
October 16-18: Maui Cardiovascular Symposium
October 21-23: Cardiovascular Interventions
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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

October 21 - 24, 2014: 25th Annual Cardiovascular Interventions and CA ACC Chapter Awards Dinner

Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines | Conference Highlights include plenary talks from nationally recognized experts.

October 28, 2014: Los Angeles Society of Echocardiography Meeting

VA West Los Angeles | Topic: "Complementary Role of Cardiac MRI"

November 1, 2014: The Changing Landscape of Healthcare: Delivering Quality Care

The Luxe, Los Angeles | This half-day conference will provide clinical, practice, and business suggestions that will prepare your practice for a successful transition and provide safe, cost-effective medical care.

November 8, 2014: Cardiovascular Nursing Clinical Update

Long Beach Memorial Medical Center | Topics include Heart Healthy Lifestyle Counseling: A Focus on the Female Patient.

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

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.

Dr. Arthur Hollman, MD Passes Away August 2014

Tribute: "We will miss our mentor from across the pond."

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]

Legislative Report #262

MICRA Initiative Qualifies For November 2014 Ballot