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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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Relive the ACC's exciting educational event:
Watch the ACC.15 Opening Showcase Session!
Save the Date for ACC.16! April 2 - 4, 2016 in Chicago!
ACC.15 Recap

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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Patients
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.
Advocacy
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.
Partners
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

May 6, 2015: SCAI Vascular Access Safety Course (VASC)

Hilton San Diego Bayfront | Free program present the best practices for all of the commonly used vascular access sites and techniques.

May 6 - 9, 2015: SCAI 2015 Scientific Sessions

Hilton San Diego Bayfront | The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions features 5 focused tracks for the Interventional Cardiology Heart Team.

May 20, 2015: Cardiovascular Grand Rounds: Implantable Electronic Devices

Concord, CA & Online | Anurag Gupta, M.D. will cover bradyarrhythmias, tachyarrhythmias, CHF/CRT and update on appropriate use criteria – AUC.

May 23, 2015: UCLA Heart Failure Symposium

Hyatt Regency Century Plaza, LA | 2015 Updates & Focus on Organ Transplantation.

July 31 - August 2, 2015: American Society for Preventive Cardiology’s Annual Cardiovascular Prevention Conference

Boca Raton Resort & Club, FL | Join the ASPC and their world renowned faculty in beautiful Boca Raton, Florida as they celebrate the society’s 40th Anniversary.

August 7, 2015: 8th Annual CVT Northern Conference

Hyatt Regency San Francisco | Join Registered Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Physician Assistants, and Pharmacists fro a day of education.
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California ACC Latest News

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

Petition on Allied Health Professional Issues in California

Please review and consider signing SICP’s petition.

Presentations from the Cardiovascular Team Symposium

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