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American College of Cardiology
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6th Annual Cardiology Update
September 12, 2015: "New Developments" in Newport Beach
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Conferences & Symposiums
September 11 - 12, 2015
California Heart Rhythm Symposium 2015
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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

September 3, 2015: UCI Cardiology Conference: "AHA ACC Guidelines on Cholesterol Management and CVD Prevention"

University of California, Irvine Medical Center, Orange | Speaker: Nathan Wong, Ph.D., Professor and Director Heart Disease Prevention Program, University of California, Irvine

September 12, 2015: 6th Annual Cardio Update: New Developments

Newport Beach | Program Director: Dipti Itchhaporia, MD, FACC, FESC

September 16, 2015: Cardiovascular Grand Rounds: Peripheral Vascular Disease Lower Extremity

John Muir Medical Center, Concord | Speaker: Niren Angle, M.D., John Muir Health, Vascular Surgeon

October 1 - 2, 2015: CDM 2015: Cardiovascular Disease Management: A Case-Based Approach | 3rd Annual Symposium

Arizona Biltmore, Phoenix, AZ | Scientific program features important topics in the management of cardiovascular disease.

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).
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California ACC Latest News

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.

Mended Hearts Newsletter

Chapter 62 San Diego news for August 2015.

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.

FIT Funding News for Research and Career

Worldwide Funding Source Search Engine.

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: