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July 9, 2015: CA ACC Fellow-In-Training Dinner and Networking Program
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August 7: 8th Annual Northern California Cardiovascular Team Symposium
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CHPI will publish healthcare quality measures for over 15,000 California physicians in July, 2015.
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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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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

July 9, 2015: Fellow-In-Training Dinner and Networking Program

Scala's Bistro, San Francisco | Networking Reception, then 90 minutes with our panel of experts.

July 15, 2015: Cardiovascular Grand Rounds: Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: An Update

Concord, CA & Online | Speakers: Teresa De Marco, M.D., F.A.C.C., Professor of Medicine and Surgery, UCSF, RH and Jane G. Logan Endowed Chair in Cardiology, Director, Advanced Heart Failure and Pulmonary Hypertension

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.

September 15, 2015: UCI Cardiology Conference

University of California, Irvine Medical Center, Orange | Speaker: Nathan Wong, Ph.D., Professor and Director Heart Disease Prevention Program, University of California, Irvine

October 24 - 25, 2015: 15th Annual Maui Cardiovascular Symposium

The Fairmont Kea Lani, Maui Resort | 3 days of sessions, dinners and CC Leadership Conference (Western States).
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California ACC Latest News

Leadership Alert:

ABIM Eliminates Double Jeopardy MOC Requirement.

Excellence in Cardiology Fellowship Award Presented to 14 Emerging Leaders

California Fellows-in-Training were given recognition and appreciation for thier work.

CMA works with DOJ to identify short-term solution to CURES upgrade problem

Short-term solution to prevent thousands of Controlled Substance Utilization Review and Evaluation System (CURES) prescribers and dispensers from losing access.

FIT Funding News for Research and Career

Worldwide Funding Source Search Engine.

Register to Use Controlled Substance Utilization Review and Evaluation System (CURES)

Info for health care practitioners authorized to prescribe, order, administer, furnish, or dispense Schedule II, Schedule III, or Schedule IV controlled substances.

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.