California Chapter Calendar
Symposiums, Meeting and Conferences of interest to our members

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April 28 - 30, 2017
Fourth Annual Clinical Advances in Heart Failure and Arrhythmias


This CME conference is presented by Scripps and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.

Expert faculty will cover a wide range of topics including the diagnosis, management, and state-of-the-art treatment for heart failure, cardiac arrhythmias, hypertension, postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome, peripheral vascular disease, and cardiovascular disease in women. Participants will return to their practice equipped with the latest evidence base and practical information to improve patient outcomes.

Location:
Loews Coronado Bay Resort
4000 Coronado Bay Road
Coronado, California 92118

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Brochure
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May 2, 2017
Stanford Frontiers in Cardiovascular Science Weekly Meeting

ACC members and the general public are welcome to attend the weekly Stanford Frontiers in Cardiovascular Science free of charge. The seminar series is held Tuesdays 12-1 PM during Sept to June. Many of our speakers are prominent figures in cardiology.

Seminar Topic: TBA
Speaker: Elizabeth Murphy, PhD Senior Investigator, Laboratory of Cardiac Physiology National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
Cost: Free
Time: 12:30 - 1:20 PM
Location:
LKSC | LK130, Li Ka Shing Learning and Knowledge Center (Please check as location may change)
291 Campus Drive, Stanford, CA 94305

View Forthcoming Weekly Meetings and Speakers
View Stanford Cardiovascular Institute YouTube Channel

Read the Stanford Cardiovascular Institute (CVI) Quarterly to learn the latest clinical and research news on cardiovascular medicine.



May 6, 2017
UCLA Heart Failure Symposium 2017
State-of-the-Art Updates & Therapies for Advanced Heart Failure  


From UCLA Office of CME and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology

The Sixth Annual UCLA Heart Failure Symposium 2017 will: (1) discuss general heart failure treatment options focusing on lifetime mechanical circulatory support, (2) promote general understanding of MCS therapy and management of patients with lifelong LVADs, and (3) emphasize the need for developing networks linking academic centers with community physicians to manage these patients through the evolution of their disease pre- and post-LVAD therapy.

Location:
Marina del Rey Marriott
4100 Admiralty Way
Marina Del Rey, CA 90292

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May 6, 2017
11th Annual Women and Ischemic Heart Disease Symposium


From Cedars-Sinai and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology

This in-depth educational symposium will explore gender-specific issues in prevalence, risk factors, screening modalities and medical management strategies.

Location:
Cedars-Sinai
Harvey Morse Conference Center, Los Angeles, CA

Earn up to 7.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

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May 10, 2017
3rd Annual Cardiac Catheterization Symposium


From MemorialCare Health Heart and Vascular and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology

6 PM: Cocktails & Dinner
7 PM: Presentations

Center Club Orange County
650 Town Center Drive, Garden Level
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

RSVP to Elizabeth Schmidt at (714) 378-7586
or eschmidt@memorialcare.org by Wednesday, May 3.

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May 11, 2017
UCI Cardiology Grand Rounds: CME Conference
Topic: "Importance of masked vs. White Coat Hypertension in Cardiovascular Disease"


From University of California, Irvine, Cardiology and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology

Speaker: Stanley Franklin, MD, FACC, Clinical Professor, Preventive Cardiology University of California, Irvine

Time: 8 AM - 9 AM

Location:
City Tower
333 City Blvd. West, Ste 403
Orange, CA



May 12, 2017
11th Annual Women and Ischemic Heart Disease Symposium


From Cedars-Sinai and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology

This in-depth educational symposium will explore gender-specific issues in prevalence, risk factors, screening modalities and medical management strategies.

Location:
Cedars-Sinai
Harvey Morse Conference Center, Los Angeles, CA

Earn up to 7.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Website




May 13, 2017
Transformational Changes in Cardiovascular Care


From University of California San Diego and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology

The focus of the Symposium is on the pathophysiology, epidemiology and treatments of cardiovascular disease with a focus on coronary artery disease, valvular disease and heart failure.

Location:
Balboa Bay Resort
1221 West Coast Highway
Newport Beach, CA 92663

Registration is free of charge, but is required to guarantee entrance. All participants must pre-register. Registration includes lectures, coffee breaks, lunch and digital access to conference syllabus and presenter slides.

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June 9, 2017
Success With Failure: An Advanced Heart Disease Symposium 2017


From The California Heart Center Foundation and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology

This ​one-day ​course ​will ​provide ​a ​concise ​review ​of ​clinical ​knowledge ​and ​essential ​professional ​skills ​to ​facilitate ​the ​surgical ​and ​medical ​management ​of ​patients ​with ​advanced ​heart ​failure ​who ​are ​being ​assessed ​for ​and ​who ​have ​received ​durable ​mechanical ​circulatory ​support, ​heart ​transplant ​or ​other ​interventional ​procedure.

The California Heart Center Foundation designates this educational activity for a maximum of 7.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit (s) ™.

Location:
Torrance Marriott Redondo Beach
3635 Fashion Way
Torrance, CA

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June 10, 2017
CA ACC Tech Symposium 2017
"Future Innovations: The promise and peril of a digital future"


From the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology

Artificial Intelligence, Genomics, Wearables, Remote Monitoring, Privacy, Translating Data to Practice

Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Location:
One Market Restaurant
One Market Restaurant 1 Market St
San Francisco, CA 94105

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June 15, 2017
UCI Cardiology Grand Rounds: CME Conference
Topic: "The Shift to Value-Based Healthcare- How can Cardiologists Prepare for Their Future?"


From University of California, Irvine, Cardiology and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology

Speaker: Ralph G. Brindis, MD, MPH, MACC, FSCAI, FAHA, Professor of Medicine, University of San Francisco

Time: 8 AM - 9 AM

Location:
City Tower
333 City Blvd. West, Ste 403
Orange, CA


Napa Conference - June 21-24, 2017
June 21 - 24, 2017
Napa Valley Cardiology Conference 2017


Presented by Piedmont Healthcare and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.

This course will highlight world-class faculty, discussing leading edge technologies that are currently defining the new world of interventional cardiology.

Location:
The Meritage Resort and Spa, Napa Valley
875 Bordeaux Way, Napa, CA 94558

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June 21, 2017
Cardiovascular Grand Rounds: A Practical Approach to Complex Congenital Heart Disease

In Partnership with the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology (CAACC)

Speaker: Ian S. Harris M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.C.Associate Professor of MedicineDirector, Adult Congenital Cardiology ProgramDivision of CardiologyUCSF School of Medicine
Time: 7:30 AM-8:30 AM
Location: John Muir Medical Center
2540 East Street
Concord CA 94520
Conference Room: Concord 1 & 2
Grand Rounds will be Videoconferenced to the John Muir Walnut Creek Ball Auditorium

How to Connect CV Grand Rounds via computer: https://johnmuirgm.globalmeet.com/JMHCME
> Connect to John Muir Health CME
STEP 1: ENTER as a guest.
STEP 2: ENTER your name and email address.
STEP 3: JOIN meeting.
STEP 4: Always allow, *if a Pop-up blocker is detected.
STEP 5: ENTER your phone number with area code, then CONNECT ME.
Click on this web link ð Connect to John Muir Health CME
For more info, please contact Pam Lavering RN at pam.lavering@johnmuirhealth.com or Gary Gershony, MD, Director, Cardiovascular Research, Education & Technology



June 30 – July 1, 2017
23rd Annual San Diego Heart Failure Symposium


Endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.

Advances in the Recognition & Treatment of Heart Failure
Location:
Estancia La Jolla Hotel
9700 N Torrey Pines Rd, La Jolla, CA 92037
Hotel Reservation Deadline: May 30, 2017. See Brochure for details and symposium rates.

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July 14 - 16, 2017
International Academy of Cardiology, Annual Scientific Sessions 2017, 22nd World Congress on Heart Disease


This CME conference is presented by Cardiology Online and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.

The Congress will provide the opportunity for a comprehensive overview of the latest research developments in cardiovascular medicine, primarily in the areas of molecular biology, coronary artery disease, heart failure, cardiac arrhythmias and cardiac surgery.

Location:
Hyatt Regency Vancouver
1 Discovery Square 655 Burrard Street
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Reservations online: https://aws.passkey.com/e/ 16112326

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September 15 - 16, 2017
28th Annual Meeting of the California ACC
and
8th Annual Cardiology Update: The Heart of New Developments


Presented by the Jeffry Carlton Heart and Vascular Institute and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.

Friday, September 15
Women In Cardiology Event
Career Strategy / Leadership Training
10 AM - Noon
Everyone is invited and no cost for the "Women in Cardiology" event. Must register seperately for this event. Registration coming ASAP!
Program Director: Dipti Itchhaporia, MD, FACC, FASC

Location:
Balboa Bay Resort
1221 Coast Highway
Newport Beach, CA 92663

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September 29, 2017
10th Annual Northern California Cardiovascular Team Symposium


From the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.

Full agenda coming soon
7:30 AM: Light breakfast & Registration
8 AM - 5 PM: Program
Wine reception to follow

September 30, 2017:
Bonus Wine Tasting on Saturday

CEU credits for Registered Nurses. ACPE credit for pharmacists pending.

Location:
Hilton San Francisco Airport Bayfront
600 Airport Blvd, Burlingame, CA 94010
Attendee Room Rate: $189 room rate booked by September 7, 2017, based upon availability. Includes complimentary Internet and day parking, discount overnight parking



October 5 - 6, 2017
Cardiovascular Disease Management: A Case-Based Approach


From Promedica International CME and endorsed by the Arizona and California Chapters of the American College of Cardiology.

This two-day continuing medical education symposium will center on the nuts and bolts of everyday care for patients with cardiovascular diseases, and present new ideas for tailoring the most appropriate treatment plan for each individual. Focus will be placed on gauging

Nursing Symposium - 2nd Annual Cardiovascular Disease Management for Nurses: Best Practices for Patient Care - will take place October 4, 2017 from Noon – 5 PM.

Location:
Arizona Biltmore Hotel
2400 E Missouri Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85016

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October 12 - 14, 2017
17th Annual Maui Cardiovascular Symposium


From the San Diego Medical Program, CME Provided by San Diego Cardiac Center and endorsed by the California and Hawaii Chapters of the American College of Cardiology.

Presented by: John B. Gordon III, M.D., F.A.C.C.

Our annual three-day symposium covers a broad range of topics designed to meet the educational needs of cardiologists, electrophysiologists, vascular surgeons, interventional radiologists, catheterization lab technicians and nurses from Hawaii as well as the western states.

Location:
Fairmont Kea Lani, Maui
4100 Wailea Alanui Drive
Wailea-Makena, HI 96753
Registration for discount hotel arrangements for rooms at $349 and $415 plus tax

Tickets: $140 – $300



November 7 - 10, 2017
28th Annual Cardiovascular Interventions 2017


From Promedica International CME the California and Arizona Chapters of the American College of Cardiology.

This conference fulfills the new Title 17 California Code requirement for 4 CE credits in radiation safety for the clinical uses of fluoroscopy.

Location:
Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
10950 North Torrey Pines Rd
La Jolla, CA 92037
The Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines is offering a special group rate of $239 plus taxes/night for attendees. You must mention the “Cardiovascular Interventions 2017” symposium to receive the special rate. Reservations: 800-762-6160

General Course Materials
Brochure
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November 16 -17, 2017
CA ACC Annual Meeting


From the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.

Awards dinner Friday evening, November 17.

Location:
The Montage Beverly Hills
225 N Canon Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210



November 16 - 17, 2017
Controversies & Advances in the Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease


From Promedica International CME, Cedars Sinai Heart Institute and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.

Complex and controversial issues in cardiovascular disease will be explored at the symposium through state-of-the art lectures, exciting cross-fire discussion panels, and lively debates.

Location:
Montage Beverly Hills
225 N Canon Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210

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December 1 - 3, 2017
34th Annual Advances in Heart Disease


From the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.

Location:
Park Central Hotel
50 Third Street
San Francisco CA 941033
Reservations online for group rate available until October 27, 2017

Credits: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

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Website


January 22 - 26, 2018
Mayo Clinic Cardiology Update at Cabo: A Focus on Prevention


From the Mayo Clinic and endorsed by the Arizona and California Chapters of the American College of Cardiology. .

The purpose of the meeting is to present state-of-the-art knowledge in cardiology with a clinically-based approach. The scope of the program is broad and will cover a wide spectrum of cardiovascular diseases but generally focused on prevention of coronary disease, stroke and sudden death. Expert faculty will present practical clinical approaches to diagnostics and latest management strategies of challenging and controversial topics in cardiology..

Location:
JW Marriott, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

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Purpose of our California 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. In carrying out these purposes the Chapter shall function in consultation with the leadership of the College and as an advisor to local and state governmental and professional organizations concerning issues related to cardiovascular disease.

The Chapter shall, in the interests of patients, physicians, and the public in general, maintain a high level of social consciousness and involvement with socioeconomic issues which may influence access to high quality cardiovascular health care for all individuals.

The Chapter has been formed as a 501(c)(6) not-for-profit corporation underthe federal and California state tax codes. The Chapter maintains an Executive Office with a full time Executive Director and support staff. The Chapter also maintains a full time lobbyist and staff in Sacramento.

CalValve™ Educational Initiative
Aortic Stenosis: Diagnosis, Prognosis & Treatment Update

Endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.

Presented by CalValve, a Peer-to-Peer statewide, CME accredited valvular heart disease education program. The California Chapter launched this initiative to fulfill our commitment to educating our colleagues and enhancing the quality of care of our patients in California.
No cost
Non-ACC members welcome and encouraged.
Bring your referring PCPs and all others to benefit from this info.
Register: Administrator@CAACC.org

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