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

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March 28, 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: To be determined
Speaker: Peter J. Mohler, PhD Professor and Chair, Physiology and Cell Biology Ohio State University
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

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



April 7, 2017
13th Annual Biomarkers in Heart Failure and Acute Coronary Syndromes: Diagnosis, Treatment and Devices


This symposium is sponsored by UC San Diego School of Medicine UCSD Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.

Location:
Estancia La Jolla Hotel
9700 North Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA 92037
Hotel Reservations:
To register and receive the symposium courtesy rate please call the hotel's reservation line at 1-877-4-ESTANCIA and let the agent know you are attending the Biomarkers in Heart Disease Symposium >Special Hotel Rates and More Information

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April 7, 2017
Cardiology Update 2017: Conventional Wisdom & Beyond


This symposium is presented in collaboration with Torrance Memorial's Medical Staff and Advanced Practice Nurse Council and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.

Location:
Torrance Memorial Medical Center
Hoffman Health Conference Center
3330 Lomita Blvd.
Torrance, CA 90505

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April 11, 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: "Renal Denervation in Heart Failure"
Speaker: David Joseph Lefer, PhD Director, Cardiovascular Center of Excellence Professor of Pharmacology LSU Health New Orleans
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.



April 13, 2017
UCI Cardiology Grand Rounds: CME Conference
Topic: "Specialized Care for Women’s Hearts and Vessels"


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

Speaker: Martha Gulati MD MS FACC FAHA, Division Chief of Cardiology – University of Arizona College of Medicine

Time: 8 AM - 9 AM

Location:
UC Irvine Medical Center
Library Auditorium, Bldg 22A, Rm 2107
101 The City Drive South, Orange, CA 92868



April 16, 2017
Los Angeles Society of Echocardiography (LASE) Meeting
Topic: "Use of Echocardiography in Mitra-Clip Procedure"


Educational grant provided by Abbott and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology

Speaker: Moody Makar, MD Director, Cath Lab Anesthesiology Co-Director of Echocardiography Co-Director of Echocardiography Simulation Associate Director, Resident Echocardiography Training Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles

Time:
6:00-7 PM Registration and hors d’oeuvres
7 PM Presentation and Discussion

Location:
VA West Los Angeles
11301 Wilshire Blvd.
Medical Center Building 500
Room 1281
Los Angeles, CA 90073
Free Parking



April 19, 2017
Cardiovascular Grand Rounds: Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

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

Speaker: Cynthia Xiaoqian Zhang, M.D., John Muir Health Cardiologist
Lacey will cover Incidence, Pathophysiology/Types, Diagnosis, Imaging, Management (medical, interventional, surgical)
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/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 Pam Lavering RN at pam.lavering@johnmuirhealth.com or Gary Gershony, MD, Director, Cardiovascular Research, Education & Technology



April 22, 2017
21st Annual Heart Failure 2017. Update on Diagnosis and Therapy

From Complete Conference Management and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology

This year’s program will provide a comprehensive update on the prevention, diagnosis and management of Heart Failure (HF). The program includes lectures presented by experts in the field combined with interactive panel discussions with faculty.

Location:
Millennium Biltmore Hotel
l 506 S. Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, California, 90071

Schedule
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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

Website
Brochure
Agenda


May 10, 2017
3rd Annual Cardiac Catheterization Symposium


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

Save the date for this CME. Details coming soon.



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:
UC Irvine Medical Center
Library Auditorium, Bldg 22A, Rm 2107
101 The City Drive South, Orange, CA 92868



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



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

Agenda
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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

Brochure



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:
UC Irvine Medical Center
Library Auditorium, Bldg 22A, Rm 2107
101 The City Drive South, Orange, CA 92868



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

Save the date; more information coming soon.
 


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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Napa Conference - June 21-24, 2017
July 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

Agenda
Website



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

Brochure
Website




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 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


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

Website
Registration Coming

 

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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