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American College of Cardiology
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Advances in Cardiovascular Medicine 2015
September 30 - October 2, 2015: Fairmont Kea Lani, Maui
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Conferences & Symposiums
December 18-20, 2015
32nd Annual Advances in Heart Disease, San Francisco
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CHPI will publish healthcare quality measures for over 15,000 California physicians in July, 2015.
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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
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 6, 2015: CA ACC Inland Empire Angioclub Inaugural Meeting

The Mission Inn Hotel & Spa, Riverside | Discuss Interventional issues pertaining to Inland Empire region.

October 15, 2015: UCI Cardiology Conference

University of California, Irvine Medical Center, Orange | Dr. Wong: "ACC/AHA Cholesterol Management and Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Guidelines"

October 21, 2015: Cardiovascular Grand Rounds

Concord, CA and Online | Advances in Percutaneous Treatment of Severe Mitral Regurgitation

October 22 - 24, 2015: 15th Annual Maui Cardiovascular Symposium

The Fairmont Kea Lani, Maui Resort | 3 days of sessions, dinners and CC Leadership Conference (Western States).

October 26, 2015: Los Angeles Society of Echocardiography Open-Forum Discussion

VA West Los Angeles | Topic: Strain Imaging - Useful Or Only A Strain In The Current Echo Practice?

October 27 - 30, 2015: 26th Annual Cardiovascular Interventions

Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines | Concentrated exposure to new developments in interventional cardiology.
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California ACC Latest News

CA ACC Chapter Newsletter

Summer 2015 edition of "Caring for California".

YouTube: Airline Cardiac Emergencies

Watch Now: Oregon ACC Brian Gross, MD and Joaquin Cigarroa, MD explains what to expect when an airline pilot asks for medical help.

Leadership Report #274:

Health Special Session -Tobacco Tax Target For Increasing Medi-Cal Rates - Legislation or Ballot Initiative?

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ABIM Eliminates Double Jeopardy MOC Requirement.

Excellence in Cardiology Fellowship Award Presented to 14 Emerging Leaders

California Fellows-in-Training were given recognition and appreciation for thier work.

CMA works with DOJ to identify short-term solution to CURES upgrade problem

Short-term solution to prevent thousands of Controlled Substance Utilization Review and Evaluation System (CURES) prescribers and dispensers from losing access.

Check Out ACC's New Look!

The ACC's new website,, is now live, offering enhanced features and design requested by ACC members. link and Quick Start Guide: