California Chapter Calendar
Symposiums, Meeting and Conferences of interest to our members
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November 16 - 17, 2017
Controversies & Advances in the Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease
From Promedica International CME, Cedars Sinai Heart Institute and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.
Complex and controversial issues in cardiovascular disease will be explored at the symposium through state-of-the art lectures, exciting cross-fire discussion panels, and lively debates.
Awards Dinner Friday evening, November 17.We are now accepting nominations for the following categories:
* Cardio Team Member of the Year
* Fellow-In-Training of the Year
* Eliott Rapaport Cardiologist of the Year
* Future Leader
* Educator of the Year
6:30 PM to 10:30 PM in the Contessa Foyer Cost:
Awards Dinner Details
Awards Dinner Registration
Location for both conference and awards dinner:
Montage Beverly Hills
225 N Canon Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
November 17 - 18, 2017
The California Heart Rhythm Symposium 2017
From the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) and University of California, San Diego and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.
The California Heart Rhythm Symposium aims to bring together leaders in the field of cardiac arrhythmias and provide a forum for presentation and discussion of the latest advances in the field.
UCLA Luskin Conference Center
425 Westwood Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90095
Updated Agenda (11/16/17)
November 30 - December 2, 2017
7th Annual Diagnostic and Therapeutic Modalities in Heart Failure
From Complete Conference Management and endorsed by the Arizona, Hawaii and California Chapters of the American College of Cardiology.
Theme: " A Comprehensive and Practical Review of Advances in Heart Failure and Biomarkers
Topics that will be covered through a series of lectures, panel discussions and case presentations include:
• Lipid lowering strategies and the role of PCSK9 inhibitors
• Can treating diabetes prevent heart failure?
• Best approaches for managing hypertension
• Update on the use of biomarkers
... and more
Mauna Lani Bay Hotel and Bungalows Kohala Coast, Island of Hawaii
December 1 - 3, 2017
34th Annual Advances in Heart Disease
From the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.
Park Central Hotel
50 Third Street
San Francisco CA 941033
Reservations online for group rate available until October 27, 2017
Credits: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
December 13, 2017
Los Angeles Society of Echocardiography (LASE) Meeting
"Intracardiac Echo, Concepts and Role in transcatheter procedures. Can this obviate the need for Periprocedural Transesophageal Echocardiography?"
From LASE and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology
Speaker: Speaker: Shephal Doshi, MD Director, Cardiac Electrophysiology St. John’s Health Center Santa Monica, California
6:00-7:00 PM: Registration and hors d’oeuvres
7:00 PM: Presentation and Discussion
VA West Los Angeles
11301 Wilshire Blvd. Medical Center Building 500 Room 1281
Los Angeles, Ca. 90073
SDMS CME credit available to LASE members
Role of Nuclear Cardiology, cardiac CT, and cardiac MRI in the Era of Value-Based Imaging
From University of California, Irvine School of Medicine Division of Cardiology and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology
Time: 8 AM to 9 AM
Speaker: Daniel Berman, M.D., FACC
Chief of Cardiac Imaging and Nuclear Cardiology
Cedars-Sinai Biomedical Imaging Research Institute
Professor of Imaging Cedars-Sinai
Professor of Medicine David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA
333 City Boulevard West, The City Tower, 4th Floor, Conf Room #403
Orange, CA 92868
Advances in Cardiac Imaging with Nuclear Cardiology, Cardiac CT, and Cardiac MR: 33rd Annual Case Review with the Experts
From Cedars-Sinai and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology. .
A major national healthcare imperative for noninvasive imaging is to use the tests in a manner that provides value. This directive couples two major goals, which means using imaging resources judiciously while ensuring the proper application of imaging to identify…
26.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
Harvey Morse Conference Center
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA
UC Irvine Cath Essentials Symposium
From University of California, Irvine School of Medicine Division of Cardiology and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of CardiologyCost: Free
Time: 7:30 AM to 3:00 PM
Doubletree Hotel, 100 The City Drive South
Orange, CA 92868
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.
JW Marriott, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
7th Annual Structural Heart Intervention and Imaging: A Practical Approach
From Scripps and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology. .
This conference is designed to provide a practical, cutting-edge, and case-based assessment of the emerging area of structural heart disease intervention and interventional cardiovascular imaging, with an emphasis on the collaborative nature of these procedures across many disciplines within cardiology.
San Diego Marriott La Jolla
4240 La Jolla Village Drive
La Jolla, California 92037
February 21, 2018
Cardiovascular Grand Rounds: Atrial Fibrillation: Risk Factors and Prevention
In Partnership with the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology (CAACC)
Speaker: Anurag Gupta, M.D., Cardiologist, John Muir Health
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
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February 23, 2018
CA ACC SoCal Cardiovascular Team Symposium
From the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.
Save the date. Details, registration and agenda coming soon.
Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa
900 Newport Center Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Cardiology Update 2018: Conventional Wisdom & Beyond
In collaboration with Torrance Memorials Medical Staff and Advanced Practice Nurse Council to Support the Vision of the Lundquist Lurie Cardiovascular Institute and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology. .
This symposium is presented in collaboration with Torrance Memorial's Medical Staff and Advanced Practice Nurse Council. Please attend to hear from nationally renowned leaders in cardiovascular disease about latest developments in mitral and aortic valve management, heart failure, atrial fibrillation, interventional cardiology, mechanical circulatory support, lipid management, stem cell therapy, biomarkers, pacemakers, diabetes management, and so much more.
Torrance Memorial Medical Center
Hoffman Health Conference Center
3315 Medical Center Drive, Torrance, CA 90505
5th Annual Clinical Advances in Heart Failure and Arrhythmias
In collaboration with 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 and cardiac arrhythmias. Participants will return to their practice equipped with the latest evidence base and practical information to improve patient outcomes.
San Diego Marriott La Jolla
4240 La Jolla Village Drive
La Jolla, California 920375
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 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.