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American College of Cardiology
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Transformation of Care
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Issues for your Heart
CA BOD member Dr. Robert M. Davidson lost his cardiologist son in a tragic shooting recently.
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Conferences & Symposiums
May 19: MHVI MemorialCare Heart and Vascular Institute Super Cardiac Catheterization Conference
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Sunday, March 15
, 4 PM - 6 PM: Wine Tasting at BiCE Ristorante, San Diego. Celebrate incoming CA ACC President, Norman Lepor, MD, FACC, and hear his VISION for 2015-2017. View Full Details. Also on Sunday at 10.45 AM, at the opening of the LBCT III Session 404, a memorial to Dr. Michael Davidson hosted by Drs. O’Gara and Leon with a tribute video and presentation of Award to his father, Dr. Robert Davidson. 
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William Shatner owes his good health and being able to enjoy his active life to taking advice from good physicians, including his cardiologist.  
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Read our frequent Legislative Reports and learn what the ACC has accomplished and how to donate to our political action committee. Read our frequent Legislative Reports and learn what the ACC has accomplished and how to donate to our political action committee.Read our frequent Legislative Reports and learn what the ACC has accomplished and how to donate to our political action committee.Read our frequent Legislative Reports and learn what the ACC has accomplished and how to donate to our political action committee.
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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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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).
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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

March 14 - 16, 2015: ACC.15

San Diego Convention Center | 64th Annual Scientific Session: three full days of interactive and innovative education, where the focus will be on more learning, less lecturing.

March 17, 2015: Los Angeles Society of Echocardiography: 3D Echocardiography Meeting

VA West Los Angeles | Topic: Integrating Technology in Our Current Practice

March 18, 2015: Cardiovascular Grand Rounds

Online and John Muir Medical Center, Concord | Topic: Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease

March 25, 2015: SIHD in the Older Adult: Diagnostic and Management Considerations

Newport Beach | Live, accredited CME, CNE and CPE lecture from Expert Exchange

May 23, 2015: UCLA Heart Failure Symposium

Hyatt Regency Century Plaza, LA | 2015 Updates & Focus on Organ Transplantation.
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California ACC Latest News

February Mended Hearts Newsletter: Chapter 62 | San Diego

News from our President, Birthdays, New Members, Monthly Meeting Schedule and more

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

Journal Club 2014: Webinars and CME's

ACC’s newest educational program meets virtually evey third Wednesday at 5:00 PM PST.

Petition on Allied Health Professional Issues in California

Please review and consider signing SICP’s petition.

Presentations from the Cardiovascular Team Symposium

Must have password to view presentations.