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

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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





December 13, 2018
UCI Cardiology Grand Rounds / Research CME Conference: Heart Failure/Transplant


From University of California, Irvine and California Chapters of the American College of Cardiology. .

Topic: Heart Failure/Transplant
Speaker: Barry H. Greenberg, MD, FHFSA, Director, Advanced Heart Failure Treatment Program, Professor of Medicine, UC San Diego Medical Center

Time: 8 AM - 9 AM

Location:
UCI Medical Center, City Tower
333 City Boulevard West, The City Tower, 4th Floor, Conf Room #403,
Orange, CA 92868

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

Website



December 19, 2018
Cardiovascular Grand Rounds: Review of Key Clinical Trials from TCT 2018 Scientific Sessions


In Partnership with the California Chapters of the American College of Cardiology. .

Speaker: Gary Gershony, MD, FACC, FSCAI, Director of Cardiovascular Research, Education & Technology

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 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.




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

Expert 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 15, 2019
ICD-10 & CPT & HCPCS Reimbursement & Coding Seminar For Cardiology

From the McVey Seminars and endorsed by the American College of Cardiology.

A full day of coding for physicians and staff given by Terry A. Fletcher BS, CPC, CCC, CEMC, SCP-CA,

Location:
Hilton Pasadena Hotel
168 South Los Robles Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91101

Brochure
Website & Registration



January 16, 2019
LASE: Los Angeles Society of Echocardiography
Native Valvular Regurgitation: A 2019 Update

From LASE and endorsed by the American College of Cardiology.

Speaker:
Gabe Vorobiof, MD FACC FASE
Director, Adult Non-Invasive Cardiology Laboratories, UCLA Cardiovascular Center, Associate Professor of Medicine/Cardiology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 100 UCLA Medical Plaza

6 - 7 PM: Registration and light dinner
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

SDMS CME credit available to LASE members

Website



January 16, 2019
ICD-10 & CPT & HCPCS Reimbursement & Coding Seminar For Cardiology

From the McVey Seminars and endorsed by the American College of Cardiology.

A full day of coding for physicians and staff given by Terry A. Fletcher BS, CPC, CCC, CEMC, SCP-CA,

Location:
Embassy Suites Hotel
4550 La Jolla Village Drive
San Diego, CA 92122

Brochure
Website & Registration



January 18, 2019
ICD-10 & CPT & HCPCS Reimbursement & Coding Seminar For Cardiology

From the McVey Seminars and endorsed by the American College of Cardiology.

A full day of coding for physicians and staff given by Terry A. Fletcher BS, CPC, CCC, CEMC, SCP-CA,

Location:
Embassy Suites Hotel - North
3100 E Frontera Street
Anaheim, CA 92806

Brochure
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

Website & Schedule




 



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




January 31, 2019
UCI Cardiology Grand Rounds / Research CME Conference: New 2018 ACC AHA Cholesterol Management Guidelines


From University of California, Irvine and California Chapters of the American College of Cardiology. .

Topic: New 2018 ACC AHA Cholesterol Management Guidelines
Speaker: Nathan Wong, Ph.D., Professor and Director Heart Disease Prevention Program, University of California, Irvine

Time: 8 AM - 9 AM

Location:
UCI Medical Center, City Tower
333 City Boulevard West, The City Tower, 4th Floor, Conf Room #403,
Orange, CA 92868

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

Website


February 1, 2019
Success With Failure 2019 Conference


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

Location:
To be announced

More information coming soon



February 6 - 8, 2019
8th Annual Structural Heart Intervention and Imaging Conference


From Scripps Conference Services and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology

Location:
Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine
3777 La Jolla Village Drive
San Diego, California 92122

Website
Agenda
Brochure



April 9, 2019
4th Annual Symposium: Contemporary Management of Cardiovascular Disease in Women


In association with Complete Conference Management and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology

Location:
The L.A. Hotel Downtown
333 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, California 90071

Website
Program




February 22, 2019
Southern California ACC Cardiovascular Team Symposium


From the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology

Time: 9 AM – 4:30 PM

Tickets:
$30: ACC Member
$40: Students
$70: Non ACC Member
$80: Saturday Bonus: Magic Castle Brunch & Show
February 8 DEADLINE for Magic Castle ticket purchase.

Location:
The Westin Pasadena
191 N Los Robles Ave., Pasadena, CA 91101

Agenda




February 28, 2019
UCI Cardiology Grand Rounds / Research CME Conference: Update on Cardiac CT Angiography


From University of California, Irvine and California Chapters of the American College of Cardiology. .

Topic: Update on Cardiac CT Angiography
Speaker: Matthew Budoff, M.D., FACC, FAHA, Endowed Chair of Preventive Cardiology, Professor of Medicine David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, Director, Cardiac CT, Harbor UCLA Medical Center

Time: 8 AM - 9 AM

Location:
UCI Medical Center, City Tower
333 City Boulevard West, The City Tower, 4th Floor, Conf Room #403,
Orange, CA 92868

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

Website



March 1, 2019
The 15th Annual Biomarkers in Heart Failure and Acute Coronary Syndromes: Diagnosis, Treatment and Devices


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

Time: 8 AM –5 PM

Tickets:
$50-100 Early Bird Registration - on or before January 30, 2019
$75-125 Registration - after January 30, 2019 & on-site
$50: Students

Location:
Estancia La Jolla Hotel
9700 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, CA 92037

Website
Schedule




March 16 - 18, 2019
ACC.19 & 68th Annual Scientific Session


From the American College of Cardiology

ACC.19 takes place in New Orleans, LA from Saturday, March 16 through Monday, March 18. ACC.19 will feature hundreds of educational sessions and late-breaking clinical research across 11 learning pathways. You can choose to focus on one clinical area or attend sessions from an array of pathways.

In addition, there are hundreds of other activities and events taking place before, during and after ACC.19 including formal and informal sessions in the Lounge & Learn Pavilion, evening Clinical Focus Sessions, networking and prime time events and more.

Location:
The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
900 Convention Center Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70130

ACC.19 Website
ACC.19 Schedule-At-A-Glance




March 21, 2019
UCI Cardiology Grand Rounds / Research CME Conference: TAVR Cures Cancer While Achieving World Peace


From University of California, Irvine and California Chapters of the American College of Cardiology. .

Topic: TAVR Cures Cancer While Achieving World Peace
Speaker: Michael Firstenberg, M.D., FACC, Professor of Medicine, Chair of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Health One Rose Medical Center, Aurora, Colorado

Time: 8 AM - 9 AM

Location:
UCI Medical Center, City Tower
333 City Boulevard West, The City Tower, 4th Floor, Conf Room #403,
Orange, CA 92868

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

Website



April 13, 2019
23rd Annual Heart Failure 2019: Update on Diagnosis and Therapy


In association with Complete Conference Management and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology

PLEASE NOTE: This year the planners are working on adding an additional day to the symposium (Friday), so stand by for updates!

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

Website
Program




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

    Website




May 10, 2019
13th Annual Women and Ischemic Heart Disease Symposium


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

Time: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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

Website and Registration



May 11, 2019
Women in Cardiology: Annual CA WIC Chapter Event


From the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.

Tickets:
$35 Members
$49 Non-Members

Time: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Location:
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
127 S San Vicente Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90048

Website, Registration & Agenda



July 12 - 14, 2019
3rd Annual Heart in Diabetes


From PESI & TMIOA and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.

This CME program is a unique medical conference bringing together world renowned clinical leaders in diabetes and cardiovascular disease

Discount for CA ACC Members:
Coupon code for 30% off for members: WCIRPO

Location:
Loews Philadelphia Hotel
1200 Market St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Brochure
Website



 

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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