Comprehensive Compilation of Content Related to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) for the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology

As we all work together on the front lines to best serve our patients and lead COVID-19 response planning for our institutions, the ACC is working to provide COVID-19 clinical guidance for the global cardiovascular care team.

ACC President Message: ACC Issues COVID-19 Clinical Guidance For the CV Care Team

March 26, 2020
Stanford University Cardiovascular Medicine Grand Rounds: "Cardiac Complications of COVID-19"

Virtual attendance only via ZOOM

From the Stanford University, The Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.

Course Director: Dr. David Maron

Time: 8 AM - 9 AM

Session Objectives:
Review available clinical data and reported cardiac complications associated with COVID-19
Review current guidelines and discuss management strategies for COVID-19 associated cardiac complications
Review potential drug toxicities associated with COVID-19

Moving forward, Stanford Department of Medicine Grand Rounds have changed to accommodate the whole School of Medicine community with a focus on academic topics that pertain to COVID-19. We will start each presentation with weekly clinical updates from Stanford Health Care, followed by some relevant and practical topics. We will try to dedicate half of each session to answering your questions. Please note that all of these Medicine Grands Rounds will be online only.

See Calendar for details and How to Join Zoom Meeting

Website with upcoming ZOOM Grand Rounds

March 26, 12:15 PM: Webinar: Telehealth Reimbursement and Privacy Laws: COVID-19 Emergency

March 27, 12:15 PM: Webinar: Employment and Practice Staffing Issues: COVID-19 Emergency

March 30, 12:15 PM: Webinar: Implementing Telehealth in Your Practice: COVID-19 Emergency

March 31, 12:15 PM: Webinar: Financial Assistance Available to Practices: COVID-19 Emergency

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COVID-19 and the CV Service Line: Practical Approaches for an Unprecedented Pandemic

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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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