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

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November 14 - 15, 2019
Controversies & Advances in the Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease
2019 Annual Awards Celebration Dinner

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

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

  2019 Annual Awards Celebration Dinner

  6:30 PM, Reception
  7:30 PM, Doors Open
  The Montage Hotel, Contessa Ballroom
  All members, attendees, and guests are welcome.
Join us and feed your soul with beautiful music and entertainment by our local physician band "The Doheny Docs" followed by awards and special recognitions.

  Awards Details & Tickets

Controversies Details:
Save the Date Brochure

December 3, 2019
9th Annual Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease and Select High-Risk Populations: Scientific Education Program

Presented by the Medical Affairs Division of Sanofi U.S., and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.

Moderated by Nathan D. Wong, PhD, MPH, FACC, FAHA, FNLA, FASPC University of California, Irvine

6:00 PM Registration
6:30 PM Discussion & Dinner

3005 Old Ranch Parkway, Seal Beach, CA 90740

Register by Tuesday, November 26, 2019.
To Register, either phone or email:
• Dial: 779.970.1570
• Send your RSVP e-mail to:

Note: This program is non-promotional and sponsored by Sanofi. Sanofi may not provide meals to certain persons at this speaker program. By accepting a meal at this program, you represent that none of these descriptions apply to you: (1) Minnesota or New Jersey prescriber; (2) healthcare provider licensed in Vermont (physician, nurse, pharmacist, etc.); (3) anyone prohibited from accepting things of value such as the food or drink at this event by other state or federal laws, or by his or her employer’s policies. In accordance with the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals, attendance at this program is limited to healthcare professionals. Accordingly, attendance by guests or spouses is not permitted. Please note that this is not a CME/CE program.

December 5 - 7, 2019
9th Annual International Hawaii Symposium on Diagnostic and Therapeutic Modalities in Heart Failure: A Comprehensive and Practical Review of Advances in Heart Failure and Biomarkers

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

This year we have put together a program that is designed to provide in-depth coverage of the important advances that have taken place in heart failure over the past year as well as provide an overview of the most effective therapeutic strategies for prevention and treatment. Topics that will be covered through a series of lectures, panel discussions and case presentations. The Island has not been more beautiful in years! The sky is robin-egg blue every day with incredible clouds and sunsets. The air is super high quality, and visibility is incredible.

Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort
69-275 Waikoloa Beach Drive, Waikoloa Village, HI 96738


January 10-11, 2020
20th Annual San Diego Heart Failure Symposium for Primary Care and Internal Medicine Physicians

Presented by Complete Course Management and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.

This is the 20th year of the event, a testimonial to both the important changes in our understanding and treatment of heart failure and to the commitment of our medical community to be educated about these changes.

Registration fee covers lectures, breakfast and lunch sessions, digital syllabus, digital slides and coffee breaks.

Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa
9700 N Torrey Pines Rd, La Jolla, CA 92037


January 17 - 19, 2020
Advances in Nuclear Cardiology, Cardiac CT and Cardiac MRI: Annual Case Review with the Experts

Presented by Complete Cedars-Sinai CME and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.

The course is designed to improve ordering patterns and increase quality in performing, interpreting, reporting and applying the advanced imaging methods. Unique program features include: - Case presentations covering common clinical, interpretation, and technical problems:
- A focus on value-based imaging
- An emphasis on increasing efficiency and reducing radiation exposure
- The latest evidence from clinical trials and registry data

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
8700 Beverly Blvd., South Tower, Plaza Level Los Angeles, CA 90048


February 1, 2020
UC Irvine Cath Essentials Symposium

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

7:30 AM - 3 PM

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

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February 5 - 7, 2020
Ninth Annual Structural Heart Intervention and Imaging

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

LAA Closure, TAVR, ASD/PFO, Mitral Repair, TMVR, and More Featuring live case demonstrations, hands-on workshops and satellite symposia.

Hyatt Regency at Aventine
3777 La Jolla Village Drive
San Diego, CA 92122


February 7, 2020
Healing the Heart: Second Annual Cardiology Symposium of the Central Coast

Presented by The Heart & Vascular Center at Cottage Health and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.

Featuring nationally recognized guest speakers including local experts from the Heart & Vascular Center at Cottage Health.

Time: 7:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort
(formerly Fess Parker's Doubletree)
633 E. Cabrillo Blvd.
Santa Barbara, CA 93103

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February 8, 2020
Save a Heart Foundation Annual Gala

Presented by Save a Heart Foundation and in association with the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.

Dinner and live International music honoring Harold Karpman, MD.

7 PM

Sinai Temple
10400 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90024

SAVE THE DATE: More information soon.

February 21, 2020
6th Annual Southern California Cardiovascular Team (CVT) Symposium

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

7:15 AM - 5:15 PM
5:15-7:00 Happy hour and Magic hour. Magician guest at wine tasting.

7 CEU’s, 3 pharmacy credits

The Westin Pasadena
191 North Los Robles, Pasadena, California 91101


March 6 - 7, 2020
11th Annual Pacemaker, ICD, CRT Implantation, Programming, Troubleshooting and Extraction

Presented by University of California San Diego School of Medicine Continuing Medical Education and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.

This course is designed to provide the learner with the most up to date evidence for ICD and CRT based therapy. It provides a State of the Art review of ICD and CRT management as well as an in-depth review of implantation techniques, programming complications and follow-up aspects.

Estancia La Jolla Hotel
9700 North Torrey Pine Road, La Jolla, CA 92037

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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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