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

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September 22, 2018
Inaugural Scripps Cardiomyopathy and Cardio-Oncology Symposium: A Case-Based Approach

From Scripps Health CME and endorsed by the American College of Cardiology and Save a Heart Foundation

Expert faculty will cover a wide range of topics including the diagnosis, management, and state-of-the-art treatment for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, chemo-induced cardiomyopathy, cardiac amyloidosis, cardiac sarcoidosis, arrhythmias related to each of these diseases, genetic abnormalities that can lead to these diseases, and advanced cardiac imaging.

Location:
Hilton San Diego Resort
1775 E Mission Bay Drive
San Diego, California 92109

Agenda
Brochure
Website & Registration



September 29, 2018
Joint Gala of CA ACC & Save a Heart Foundation Honoring Norman Lepor, MD, FACC

From The California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology and Save a Heart Foundation

Dinner & Music Under the Fall Night Sky Honoring Norman E. Lepor, MD FACC.

Architect of the association of the Save A Heart Foundation, the California Chapter of American College of Cardiology, and the Israel Heart Society. Past President, California Chapter, American College of Cardiology. Clinical Professor of Medicine - Geffen School of Medicine-UCLA. Attending Cardiologist, Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute, Westside Medical Associates of Los Angeles.

For his thirty plus years of service to his patients and the field of cardiology through his commitment to training cardiologists at Cedars-Sinai, educating cardiologists around the world, contributing to innovation through his active and successful clinical research program, and advocating for health care in Washington D.C. and Sacramento.

Time: 7:30 PM

Location:
A Bel Air Private Residence
Address to be provided upon RSVP

RSVP by September 15

RSVP & Details
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September 30 - October 2, 2018
ACC’s 2018 Legislative Conference

From The American College of Cardiology

Meeting registration will open in June. Email AdvocacyLeg@acc.org for more information.

Location:
Washington DC

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October 5 - 6, 2018
9th Annual Cardiology Update: The Heart of New Developments


From Jeffrey M. Carlton Heart & Vascular Institute and endorsed by the Arizona and California Chapters of the American College of Cardiology. .

The 9th Cardiovascular Update Symposium will provide a comprehensive review of current advances in diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular (CV) disease. The agenda includes presentations by experts who will provide state-of-the-art knowledge on various cardiovascular topics

Location:
Fashion Island Hotel Newport Beach
690 Newport Center Drive Newport Beach, CA 92660

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October 11 - 12, 2018
CDM18: Cardiovascular Disease Management: A Case-Based Approach, 6th Annual Symposium


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 is the sixth in the series and 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.

Nursing Symposium will take place October 10, 2018 from Noon - 5 PM

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

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October 12, 2018
11th Annual Northern California Cardiovascular Team Symposium


From the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology

Time: 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Tickets:
$35: ACC Member
$45: Students
$85: Non ACC Member

NEW Location:
San Francisco Airport Marriott Waterfront

1800 Old Bayshore Highway, Burlingame, CA 94010

Book Your Room Online Now: https://book.passkey.com/e/49752944

Agenda

Bonus Programs for CVT Symposium

Friday, October 12, 5:00 PM:
Wine & Cheese Reception following Symposium

Saturday, October 13, 5:00 PM:
Join us for Napa wine tasting!
More information about or to sign up for the wine tasting, contact Annie at administrator@caacc.org.
Wine tasting rsvp deadline is September 21st
Price is dependent upon number of participants. Participants will be notified of total cost after deadline. Estimated cost to participate is $200. This includes transportation from event hotel to wineries, tastings and lunch, & transportation back to the event hotel.
 

October 13, 2018
10th Annual Orange County Symposium for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention: A Decade of Discovery – Then, Now, and Tomorrow


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

Location:
Doubletree Hotel
100 The City Drive South
Orange, CA 92868

Time: 7:15 AM - 4:30 PM

Contact: Lesley Anderson, Phone: 714-456-3868. Email: lianders@uci.edu

Website



October 15 - 16, 2018
Research Symposium and Workshop: Diagnostic Testing in Older Adults with Cardiovascular Disorders


From the American College of Cardiology's (ACC) Geriatric Cardiology Section, in collaboration with the American Geriatrics Society (AGS) and National Institute on Aging (NIA)

1.5-day Research Symposium and Workshop focusing on current knowledge and future research directions related to Diagnostic Testing in Older Adults with Cardiovascular Disorders. Following the workshop, a half-day session will discuss mentoring and research opportunities for residents, fellows, and other early career investigators interested in the intersections between geriatrics and cardiology.

Location:
Conference Center at Heart House
2400 N St NW, Washington, DC 20037

Additional information about ACC’s Geriatric Cardiology Section is available on our website, www.acc.org/geriatric.

Travel Award Details
Travel Award Application



October 17, 2018
Cardiovascular Grand Rounds: SGLT2 Inhibitors and Cardiovascular Outcomes in Diabetes

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

Speaker: Mark Nathan, MD, Cardiologist, John Muir Health
Topics include
Pharmacology
Review of Clinical Trials
Guideline Directed Medical Therapy
Future Directions

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 Walnut Creek Medical Center, Ball Auditorium

How to Connect CV Grand Rounds via computer: https://johnmuirgm.globalmeet.com/CMEConcord
> 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
Call in number: 1-888-450-5996; Guest Passcode: 142941
For more info, please contact Sharon Straiten at sharon.straiten@johnmuirhealth.com or Gary Gershony, MD, Director, Cardiovascular Research, Education & Technology at gary.gershony_MD@johnmuirhealth.com


October 23 - 26, 2018
CI8: 29th Annual Scripps Cardiovascular Interventions 2018


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

The primary purpose of the “29th Annual Cardiovascular Interventions” symposium will be to provide physicians and the cardiovascular care team with a concentrated exposure to new developments in interventional cardiology that will positively influence patient outcomes.

Location:
Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
10950 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, CA 92037

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October 25 - 27, 2018
18th Annual Maui Cardiovascular Symposium


From San Diego Medical Program and endorsed by the California & Hawaii Chapters of the American College of Cardiology.

Location:
Fairmont Kea Lani, Maui
4100 Wailea Alanui Drive
Wailea-Makena, HI 96753
Reservations

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Website


October 27, 2018
Innovations in Cardiovascular Diagnosis and Therapy


From the Keck School of Medicine of USC and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.

Presented By: Department of Cardiovascular Medicine & USC Office of Continuing Medical Education

Save the date!

Location:
Millennium Biltmore Los Angeles
506 South Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA, 90071

Agenda
Website



November 2 - 3, 2018
California Heart Rhythm Symposium


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

Save the date!

Location:
San Diego, CA

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November 3, 2018
UCI Irvine Echo Essentials Conference


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

Location:
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Anaheim-Orange County
100 The City Drive South
Orange, CA 92868

Time: 7 AM - 5 PM

Contact: Lesley Anderson, Phone: 714-456-3868. Email: lianders@uci.edu

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November 3, 2018
Optimal Care and New Therapies in Advanced Heart Disease


A continuing medical education course from the California Heart Center Foundation/Cedars-Sinai Smidt Heart Institute and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology

Location:
Kimpton Canary Hotel
31 West Carrillo Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101

Time: 7:30 AM – 3:00 PM

Program/Brochure
Website




November 15, 2018
Resetting Chronic HF Therapy in Hospitalized Patients With FHrEF


On behalf of Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology

Location:
Mastro's Steakhouse
246 North Canon Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Time: 6:45 PM – 9:00 PM

Free to attend; please RSVP/register by 11/12/2018, below.

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November 15 - 16, 2018
Controversies & Advances in the Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease


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

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

Schedule of Activities
Thursday, Nov. 15
Cardiovascular Team Educational/Networking Dinner
*Free*
Program: Resetting Chronic HF Therapy in Hospitalized Patients With FHrEF
Time: 6:45 PM - 9 PM
Location: Mastro`s Steakhouse Beverly Hills
Topic: "New Heart Failure Modalities" with Dr. Gregg Fonorow
Register by Nov. 12


Friday, Nov. 16
Early Career/Fellows In Training "Out of the Box" Reception, Education, and Networking
*FREE for all Physicians in practice less than 7 years, and all FITs*
Time: 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Location: Montage Beverly Hills, Muse Room
Registration Coming Soon


Friday, Nov. 16
Annual Awards Celebration Dinner
Join us and feed your soul with beautiful music, comeraderie, and relaxation! All members, attendees, and guests are welcome.
Members FREE.
Guests: $75, pre-register online
Time: 6:30 PM: Reception | :Doors open 7:30 PM -  9 PM
Location: Montage Beverly Hills, Contessa Ballroom
Dinner, entertainment followed by awards and special recognitions.
Musician Michael Tomlinson will perform. "When it comes to beautiful, soul-searching ballads, Michael has no peer." Review by Van Toffler, long-time President of MTV and VH1


Saturday, Nov. 17
Board of Directors Meeting
JInvitation only
Time: 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Location: Montage Beverly Hills, Conservatory (Rooftop)



November 29 - December 1, 2018
The 8th Annual International Hawaii Symposium on Diagnostic and Therapeutic Modalities in Heart Failure


From Complete Conference Management and endorsed by the Arizona, Hawaii & California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.

A Comprehensive and Practical Review of Advances in Heart Failure and Biomarkers.

Location:
The Waikoloa Beach Resort
69-275 Waikoloa Beach Drive
Waikoloa Village, HI 96738
Phone (808) 886-6789

Brochure
Website & Schedule





December 7, 2018
2018 Arrhythmia Symposium at the Cedars-Sinai Smidt Heart Institute


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

Time: 7:15 AM - 5 PM

Location:
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
8700 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048

Website & Schedule





December 7 - 9, 2018
UCSF CME: 35th Annual Advances in Heart Disease 2018


From the University of California, San Francisco and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.

Location:
JW Marriott San Francisco Union Square
500 Post Street, San Francisco CA 94102-1229

Brochure
Website





January 7-11, 2019
Cardiology Update at Puerto Vallarta: A Focus on Prevention

From the Mayo Clinic and endorsed by the American College of Cardiology and Save a Heart Foundation

xpert faculty will present practical clinical approaches to diagnostics and latest management strategies of challenging and controversial topics in cardiology.

Location:
Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa
Av Paseo de la Marina Nte 435
Marina Vallarta, 48354 Puerto Vallarta, Jal., Mexico

Agenda
Website & Registration



January 18 - 20, 2019
Advances in Nuclear Cardiology, Cardiac CT and Cardiac MRI: 34th Annual Case Review with the Experts


From Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and endorsed by the Arizona and California Chapters of the American College of Cardiology

Location:
Harvey Morse Conference Center, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
8701 Gracie Allen Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90048

Time: 7 AM - 4 PM

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January 26, 2019
UC Irvine Cath Lab Essentials Conference


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

Location:
Island Hotel Newport Beach
690 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach, CA 92660

Time: 7:30 AM - 3 PM

Contact:: Lesley Anderson, Phone: 714-456-3868. Email: lianders@uci.edu

Website




April 30 - May 1, 2019
The 66th Annual Conference of the Israel Heart Society


In association with The Israel Society of Cardiothoracic Surgery and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology

Location:
Intercontinental Hotel David
Tel-Aviv, Israel

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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.

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