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Conferences & Symposiums
August 12, 2016
9th Annual CVT Northern Conference
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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.
This portion of our site is for you, our patient. We hope to help you learn more about cardiology and cardiologists.
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.
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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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

June 1 - 4, 2016: Napa Valley Cardiology 2016

The Meritage Resort and Spa, Napa | Highlights role of the "heart team" in interventional therapy in coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease.

June 18, 2016: San Diego Heart Failure Symposium

Estancia La Jolla Hotel | 22nd Annual: Advances in the Recognition & Treatment of Heart Failure

July 30 - August 1, 2016: 21st World Congress on Heart Disease

Boston, MA | International Academy of Cardiology, Annual Scientific Sessions 2016.

October 1, 2016: 27th Annual Cardiology Update Conference

Newport Beach, CA | Featured Event: "Women in Cardiology"
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California ACC Latest News

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

Hardship Exemption for MU 2015

Because of a delay in the publication of regulations governing the Medicare meaningful use program, physicians are being urged to preemptively file for a 2015 hardship exemption to avoid penalties in 2016.

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: