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.



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
Cost: Free
Agenda
6:00-7:00 PM: Registration and hors d’oeuvres
7:00 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
December 21, 2017
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

Cost: Free
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
Location:
333 City Boulevard West, The City Tower, 4th Floor, Conf Room #403
Orange, CA 92868


January 17, 2018
Cardiovascular Grand Rounds: Patent Foramen Ovale Closure or Anticoagulation for Cryptogenic Stroke? The Tipping Point!

In Partnership with the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology (CAACC)

Speaker: Issam Moussa, MD, MBA Professor of Medicine Clinical Director, Division of Cardiovascular Disease and Hypertension
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 Walnut Creek 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 19 - 21, 2018
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

Location:
Harvey Morse Conference Center
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA

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January 20, 2018
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 Cardiology

Cost: Free
Time: 7:30 AM to 3:00 PM
Location:
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.

Location:
JW Marriott, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

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January 27, 2018
3rd Annual Symposium: Contemporary Management fo Cardiovascular Disease in Women

From Complete Conference Management, Good Samaritan Hospital and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology


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

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February 7 - 9, 2018
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.

Location:
San Diego Marriott La Jolla
4240 La Jolla Village Drive
La Jolla, California 92037
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February 16 - 17, 2018
9th Annual UCSD Pacemaker, ICD, CRT Implantation, Programming, Troubleshooting and Extraction

From UCSD and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology


Location:
Estancia Hotel, La Jolla, CA

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February 16 - 17, 2018
Landmark Clinical Trials Revisited: 3 and 5 Year Results

From the KU Medical Center, University of Kansas and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology


Location:
Fullerton Marriott at California State University
2701 Nutwood Ave., Fullerton, CA 92831

Website
Brochure




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
> 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.



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.

Location:
Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa
900 Newport Center Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660


April 20, 2018
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.

Location:
Torrance Memorial Medical Center
Hoffman Health Conference Center
3315 Medical Center Drive, Torrance, CA 90505

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April 27, 2018
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.
Location:
San Diego Marriott La Jolla
4240 La Jolla Village Drive
La Jolla, California 920375

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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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