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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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 Cardiac Care Associates, 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

September 5-6, 2014: California Heart Rhythm Symposium 2014

Beverly Hilton, Beverly Hills | The symposium brings together leaders in cardiac arrhythmias to provide a forum for presentation and discussion of the latest advances.

September 6, 2014: 5th Annual Cardiology Update: New Developments

The Island Hotel, Newport Beach, CA | This educational activity is designed to present state-of-the-art knowledge in cardiovascular disease.

September 9, 2014: Stanford Frontiers in Cardiovascular Science Weekly Meeting

Stanford, CA | Speaker: Howard Bachner, MD Editor-in-chief, JAMA

September 14 - 16, 2014: ACC’s 2014 Legislative Conference

Fairmont Hotel in Washington, DC | Meetings with Congress and reception and dinner featuring James Carville and Mary Matalin

September 21 - 24, 2014: #2 Cardiovascular Disease Prevention: New Guidelines and Global Strategies for Reducing Cardiovascular Risk

Mazagan Beach Resort, El Jadida, Morocco | Key Sessions include Global Concepts in CVD Prevention and Newer Guidelines.
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California ACC Latest News

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]

Lifetime Achievement Award Ceremony

Anthony N. DeMaria, MD, MACC is honored. View our Gallery.

Legislative Report #262

MICRA Initiative Qualifies For November 2014 Ballot

Dr. George Lafayette Smith, Jr., MD Passes Away April 15, 2014

Celebration of George’s life set for June 7 at 11: AM at Sonoma Country Day School in Santa Rosa.