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

The California Chapter does not administer registration for all events. Explore possibilities and access registration materials and directions for our many Partner Programs.


October 19, 2020
Preventive Cardiology of Orange County (PCOC) Zoom Virtual Event


The free Sports Cardiology Zoom meeting will feature new UCI cardiology faculty member Elizabeth Dineen, DO, FACC, a sports/preventive cardiologist along with exercise physiologists Efrain Cerrato and Stanley Bassin, EdD.

Time:
7 PM

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Meeting ID: 380 967 275

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October 21, 2020
3rd Annual UCSF Women in Cardiology Trainee Career Virtual Event


Presented by University of California San Francisco, Division of Cardiology and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.

This is a free event for all women students, residents, or trainees looking for an open platform to discuss career choices. Plan for an evening to hear and network with women cardiologists from diverse personal and professional paths. The primary goal of the event is to help students (including high school, undergrads, pre-meds, medical students) and residents in making the decisions to pursue the career of her choice, develop a network, and obtain guidance and access to resources she might be seeking. We will have a panel of women cardiologists who will share their diverse personal and professional paths.

Agenda:
5:00 to 5:20 pm: Welcome, introduction
5:20 to 6:00 pm: Panel discussion about career choices and, personal and professional journeys
6:00 to 6:30 pm: Keynote speaker Dr. Michelle Albert addressing issues related to women in cardiology
6:30 to 7:00 pm: Networking (break out rooms)

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October 21, 2020
Innovations in Treatment of Heart Disease CME Virtual Event


Presented on Behalf of Drs. Asher Kimchi and Daniel S. Berman, Medical Directors of the Preventive and Consultative (P&C) Heart Center of Excellence (COE), Smidt Heart Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.

This is a free Quarterly Meeting of the Preventive and Consultative (P&C) Heart Center of Excellence (COE), Smidt Heart Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

Time:
5:00 PM – 6:30 PM

Agenda:
5:00 PM – 5:05 PM – Welcome: Asher Kimchi, MD and Daniel S. Berman, MD, Medical Directors, P&C Heart COE, Smidt Heart Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

5:05 PM – 5:20 PM – “Coronary CTA in 2020”; Matthew J. Budoff, MD, PhD; Program Director and Director of Cardiac CT, Division of Cardiology, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center

5:20 PM – 5:35 PM – “Transcatheter Tricuspid Valve Replacement”; Raj R. Makkar, MD, Director, Interventional Cardiology Division, Smidt Heart Institute, Cedars-Sinai; Vice President, Cardiovascular Innovation and Intervention, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

5:35 PM – 5:50 PM – “Novel Therapeutic Approaches to Heart Failure”; Barry Greenberg, MD, Director, Advanced Heart Failure Treatment Program at the University of California Health, San Diego

5:50 PM – 6:05 PM – “Minimally Invasive and Robotic Cardiac Surgery Review”, Danny Ramzy, M.D. Ph.D, Surgical Director, Lung Transplant Program, Smidt Heart Institute, Cedars-Sinai; Director, Robotic & Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery, Smidt Heart Institute

6:05 PM – 6:20 PM – “The Leadless Pacemaker and Other Innovations in Pacing”, Michael M. Shehata, MD, Director, Pacemaker and Defibrillator Clinic; Director, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship Training, Smidt Heart Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

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Event Password: Heart
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Instruction to Attendees:
Please MUTE your microphones during the WebEx meeting and make sure your video is turned OFF upon joining the web-ex meeting.
To receive CME credit, text in from your mobile phone between 15 minutes prior to start or up to 90 minutes after the end of the session.
Send Text to 1-323-531-5399 with Text Message: 9565. You will receive a text confirming your submission.
For first time users of Cedars-Sinai CME: If you do not have a set CME account at Cedars-Sinai, please email to: CME@cshs.org.
If you have any questions for the presenters, you may type them out in the chat window located on the bottom right-hand side of your screen. The presenters will do their best to answer your questions.
 



October 29, 2020
University of California, Irvine Cardiology Grand Rounds: The Ischemia Trial: Implications for Practice with David Maron
Virtual Event via Zoom


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

Speaker: David Maron, MD, FACC, Professor of Medicine, Director, Preventive Cardiology, Stanford

Time:
7 AM

Meeting URL:
https://ucihealth.zoom.us/j/93468950189?pwd=VkpZL3dOTFJTTlUvTXg1a3RNWDBqUT09

Meeting ID: 934 6895 0189
Passcode: 524361

Zoom Link
Grand Rounds Website



October 31, 2020
12th Annual Orange County Symposium for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention: "Crossroads in Cardiovascular Disease Prevention"
Virtual Event


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

This symposium is designed to fill knowledge gaps in the fast-evolving field of preventive cardiology. Live Q & A, plus Virtual Exhibits.
Agenda:
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Website




November 10 - 13, 2020
31st Annual Cardiovascular Interventions
Virtual Conference


Presented by ​Promedica International CME and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.

The entire conference, from early morning till evening, live, but online. The online course will feature the same lectures, live cases, and CME as originally planned and will be complimentary for all, which makes this a must-participate event for your whole team!

NOTE: the links below may still reflect the "in person" conference. As of September, the conference will be online only. Registration is complimentary. Details and virtual registration forthcoming.
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Program
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November 19, 2020
University of California, Irvine Cardiology Grand Rounds: ACC/AHA Cholesterol Guidelines & Newer Therapies with Nathan Wong
Virtual Event via Zoom


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

Speaker: Nathan D. Wong, PhD, FACC, Professor and Director, UCI Heart Disease Prevention Program

Time:
7 AM

Meeting URL:
https://ucihealth.zoom.us/j/91900752903?pwd=bEZwL1hTUFZBaG5Bd3QybHR1WGZMdz09

Meeting ID: 919 0075 2903
Passcode: 317882

Zoom Link
Grand Rounds Website


December 3, 2020
CA ACC Winter Virtual Meeting [Zoom]: Social Media & Digital Presence in 2020


Brought to you by the Women In Cardiology Committee and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.

Come Join your peers to learn more about self-care, resiliency, and how to leverage social media this year

Time: 5:00 - 6:15 PM

 4:45-5 pm Virtual Exhibit
5:00-5:10 pm Welcome & Opening Comments: What is ACC Doing For You?
Speaker: Teresa Daniele, MD, FACC and Janet Wei, MD, FACC,
CA ACC WIC Co-Chairs

5:10-5:20 pm Self Care and Resiliency
Speaker: Lisa Jonsson, MS LMFT, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

5:20-5:30pm Q & A. Moderator: Teresa Daniele, MD, FACC; UCSF Fresno

5:30-5:40 pm Social Media and Digital Presence in 2020
Speaker: Janet Han, MD, FACC; SoMe Editor, JACC EP

5:40-6:00 pm Panel: Social Media and Digital Presence in 2020

6:00-6:15 pm Q & A. Moderator: Teresa Daniele, MD, FACC

ALL ACC Members - Join us for FREE as a membership benefit!
Non-ACC Members - $20
Please click here to join the webinar
Passcode: 872019

Agenda




December 3 - 6, 2020
18th Annual World Congress Insulin Resistance Diabetes & Cardiovascular Disease
Live-Interactive-Online Virtual Conference


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

FREE!

Exploring New Frontiers In Metabolism - Tomorrow's Clinical Science Today.

This year, due to the pandemic, the Congress, originally planned for Los Angeles, goes virtual: Live-Interactive-Online over 4 days and will be available on-demand for 90 days. For the first time, the registration will be free, including 30 CME & ABIM-MOC credits.

Free CME Online Info
Agenda
Website



December 17, 2020
University of California, Irvine Cardiology Grand Rounds: Exercise Treadmill Testing: Obsolete Without Imaging with Ezra Amsterdam
Virtual Event via Zoom


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

Speaker: Ezra A. Amsterdam, MD, FACC, Professor of Medicine, UC Davis

Time:
7 AM

Meeting URL:
https://ucihealth.zoom.us/j/98123909027?pwd=WjlSdWpCTHIxWFcwci9ZbFZnczVZQT09

Meeting ID: 981 2390 9027
Passcode: 065437

Zoom Link
Grand Rounds Website



February 6, 2021
5th Annual Symposium: Contemporary Management of Cardiovascular Disease in Women


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

Location:
Omni Los Angeles Hotel
251 South Olive Street
Los Angeles, California 90012

Prescribed credits
Program
Website




March 25 - 26, 2021
12th Annual Controversies and Advances in the Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease:
Annual Meeting of the California ACC


Presented by Promedica International CME and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.

This meeting was originally to take place in October 2020 and has been rescheduled to March 25-26, 2021. The meeting will coincide with the 31st Annual Meeting of the California ACC.

The scientific program will focus on realistic views of controversial issues in cardiovascular disease. Sessions will include a combination of lectures, debates, and roundtable discussions presented by a faculty of internationally renowned leaders.

Location:
The Maybourne Beverly Hills (formerly known as the Montage Beverly Hills)
225 North Canon Drbr> Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Reservation Form
Call 310-860-7800. You must mention the “Controversies 2020” meeting to receive the group rate. A special room rate of $415 per night plus taxes for single or double occupancy is available for program participants at The Maybourne Beverly Hills through February 20, 2021 or as space allows.

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Website




April 23 - 25, 2021
Seventh Annual Clinical Advances in Heart Failure and Arrhythmias


Presented by Scripps Conference Services & CME and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.

Location:
Westin Carlsbad Resort
5480 Grand Pacific Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92008

Website



May 15 - 17, 2021
ACC.21
70th Annual Scientific Session & Expo
"reFocus on Science and reConnect with Patient Care"
Virtual & In-Person Conference


Presented by the American College of Cardiology.

ACC.21 will feature the practice-changing science and cutting-edge education expected from the meeting, as well as a robust Expo and Learning Destinations. ACC Annual Scientific Session leaders and staff are also working hard to ensure a safe environment with the latest health and safety guidelines in place. Additionally, an engaging ACC.21 Virtual experience will allow cardiovascular clinicians who are unable to attend in person to participate real-time with a global audience.

Location:
Atlanta, GA

Registration & Housing for ACC.21 and ACC.21 Virtual will open in October 2020.

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October 14 - 16, 2021
20th Annual Maui Cardiovascular Symposium


Location: Fairmont Kea Lani, Maui.

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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