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CHPI Review and Corrections Process for 15,000 California physicians in July 2015.
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July 31 – August 2: Cardiovascular Prevention Conference
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CHPI will publish healthcare quality measures for over 15,000 California physicians in July, 2015.
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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.
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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

May 30, 2015: First Annual Vascular Metabolic Symposium

Seven Oaks Country Club, Bakersfield, CA | Topics include Treatment of Type II Diabetes and Obesity Drugs.

June 8 - 10, 2015: British Cardiovascular Society Annual Conference

Manchester, England | The theme of the 2015 programme is "Hearts and Genes".

June 17, 2015: Cardiovascular Grand Rounds: A Practical Approach to Complex Congenital Heart Disease

Concord, CA & Online | Speaker: Ian S. Harris, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.C., Director, Adult Congenital Cardiology Program, UCSF School of Medicine

July 31 - August 2, 2015: American Society for Preventive Cardiology’s Annual Cardiovascular Prevention Conference

Boca Raton Resort & Club, FL | Join the ASPC and their world renowned faculty in beautiful Boca Raton, Florida as they celebrate the society’s 40th Anniversary.

August 7, 2015: 8th Annual CVT Northern Conference

Hyatt Regency San Francisco | Join Registered Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Physician Assistants, and Pharmacists fro a day of education.
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California ACC Latest News

Register to Use Controlled Substance Utilization Review and Evaluation System (CURES)

Info for health care practitioners authorized to prescribe, order, administer, furnish, or dispense Schedule II, Schedule III, or Schedule IV controlled substances.

ABIM Announces Big Changes to MOC Process

[News from Feb. 4, 2015] Catch up on the discussion on the changes to the controversial Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program.

Check Out ACC's New Look!


The ACC's new website, ACC.org, is now live, offering enhanced features and design requested by ACC members. ACC.org link http://www.acc.org and Quick Start Guide: http://acc.org/footer-pages/quick-start-guide

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

Petition on Allied Health Professional Issues in California

Please review and consider signing SICP’s petition.