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American College of Cardiology
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Dr. Myrvin H. Ellestad
He helped create our CA chapter 25 years ago
Service Oct. 26, Long Beach Medical Center.
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Conferences & Symposiums
October 1, 2016
7th Annual Cardiology Update
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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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World Class Education from Cedars Sinai Heart Institute

Visit Cedars Sinai Heart Online Education Center to explore more world class education!
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California ACC Calendar of Events

September 30 - October 2, 2016: 9th Annual International SADS Foundation Conference

San Diego Marriott Mission Valley | Putting it Together: From the Genome to the Phenotype

October 1, 2016: 27th Annual Cardiology Update Conference

Newport Beach, CA | Featured Event: "Women in Cardiology"

October 14 - 16, 2016: Cardiometabolic Risk Summit Fall Conference

Las Vegas | CRS Fall is designed by leaders in primary care and cardiometabolic risk.
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California ACC Latest News

Dr. Myrvin H. Ellestad, August 17, 1921—September 14, 2016

Memorial Service October 26, Long Beach Memorial Medical Center

MACRA: A New Era of Medicare Payment

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Get Involved in Grassroots

See how ACC members are ensuring cardiology's voice is heard at the local, state and national level.

Noridian Medicare Portal

Seminars, News and Updates. Make sure that your billing staffs are aware of these changes.

Help ACC Complete RUC Surveys

Please take 15 – 30 minutes survey for AMA value recommendations to Medicare.
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URQR-PQRS and Public Reporting

Steps to getting your QRUR or Supplemental QRUR.

"And It’s Going, Going, Gone!" Reflections on the 38th Annual Cardiology at Big Sky

From Sandeep Krishnan, M.D., Cardiology Fellow at Cedars-Sinai
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"The Passing of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia during American Heart Month"

From Norman E. Lepor MD FACC, President, California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology
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Mended Hearts April Newsletter

For Chapter 62 | San Diego

CA ACC Advocacy Meeting

See the photo on Twitter of Sandeep Krishnan, MD, Rep. Ted Lieu, John Harold, MD, Daniel Westerdahl, MD, FACC

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: