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.




July 19 - 21, 2019
ASPC 2019 Congress on CVD Prevention


From the American Society for Preventive Cardiology and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.

Events include the HONORARY ASPC FELLOWSHIP LECTURE: The Evolving Science of Health Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, FASPC

Location:
La Cantera Resort & Spa
16641 La Cantera Parkway
San Antonio, TX

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August 2, 2019
12th Annual Northern California Cardiovascular Team Symposium


From the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.

Presentation topics include:
Uncommon Cardiomyopathies
Mental Health in Patients with CV disease
Antiarrhythmic Therapies for Arrhythmia Management
Driving Innovation through Advanced Sensors and Flexible Technology
Acute Circulatory Support Devices
 
Tickets:
$50 ACC Members
$100 Non-members

Time: 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM; Lunch Provided

Bonus Events:
5 PM Friday: Wine & Cheese Reception Following Symposium, 5 PM
Saturday Bonus Event: TBA

Location:
Marriott San Francisco Airport Waterfront
1800 Bayshore Hwy, Burlingame 94010
Marriott Reservations: $219 Rate by booking early!

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Details



August 20, 2019
Los Angeles Society of Echocardiography (LASE) Meeting:
Acquired and Congenital Heart Disease In Pregnancy


From Los Angeles Society of Echocardiography and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.

Speakers:
Rose Tompkins, MD Associate Director, Adult Congenital Heart Program Cedars-Sinai Smidt Heart Institute
and
Janet Wei, MD, FACC FAHA Assistant Professor Barbra-Streisand Women’s Heart Center Noninvasive Cardiac Laboratory Cedars-Sinai Smidt Heart Institute Biomedical Imaging Research Institute

Topics

1. Discuss changes in heart function in various stages of pregnancy
2. Detail what to look for in common congenital heart conditions
3. Explain pitfalls in imaging patients with acquired and congenital heart
conditions.

Agenda
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. Please check website for details www.lase.org


August 24, 2019
Insights into Cardiovascular Care


From St. Joseph’s Medical Center Education Department and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.

St. Joseph’s will be hosting a Cardiac Symposium for health care professionals focused on shared care of the cardiovascular patient, including mitral valvular care, cholesterol care, and the effects of relaxation and meditation. The program has been designed for physicians, nurses, and other clinical practitioners involved in the diagnosis, treatment, and care of individuals with cardiovascular diseases.

Location:
Brookside Golf & Country Club
3603 St. Andrews Drive Stockton, CA 95219

Call our St. Joseph’s Medical Center Education Department at 209.467.6331 to register for the symposium.


September 7, 2019
2019 Optimal Care and New Therapies in Advanced Heart Disease


From California Heart Center Foundation/Cedars-Sinai Smidt Heart Institute and California Chapters of the American College of Cardiology.

This one-day course will provide a concise review of clinical knowledge and essential professional skills to facilitate the surgical and medical management of patients with advanced heart failure who are being assessed for and who have received durable mechanical circulatory support, heart transplant or other interventional procedure. The course consists of focused presentations covering a broad array of topics for both inpatient and outpatient management with an emphasis on a practical approach to patient care, implementing best practices and clinical problem solving

Time: 7:30 AM - 3 PM

Location:
MGM Grand Hotel
3799 S Las Vegas Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89109

Tickets: $75 early registration through August 19; $95 thereafter.

Tickets & Registration


September 20 - 21, 2019
10th Cardiovascular Update Symposium


From Hoag Jeffrey M. Carlton Heart & Vascular Institute and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.

Program Director: Dipti Itchhaporia, MD, FACC, FESC
Information coming soon.

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

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September 21, 2019
Second Annual Scripps Cardiomyopathy and Cardio-Oncology Symposium: A Case-Based Approach


From Scripps Health Foundation. and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.

7:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Location:
The Schaetzel Center, Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla
9890 Genesee Ave., La Jolla, California 92037

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Agenda



October 11, 2019
Practicum in Mechanical Circulatory Support (MCS): Managing Cardiogenic Shock with Short-Term Devices Symposium


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

Location:
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA

Website & Registration



October 24 - 26, 2019
19th Annual Maui Cardiovascular Symposium


From San Diego Medical Program and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.

Registration:
$300: 3 day pass
$140: 1 day

Location:
Fairmont Kea Lani, Maui
4100 Wailea Alanui Dr, Wailea, HI 96753
Kea Lani Reservations: https://book.passkey.com/go/cardiovascularsymposium

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October 26, 2019
Ninth Annual UCLA Fetal Echocardiography and Fetal Cardiac Screening Symposium


From UCLA CME and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.

Retaining its popular clinical focus, the symposium will provide a full day of learning, dedicated to real-life tips and pearls specifically for those physicians and sonographers who perform or interpret fetal cardiac screening examinations, including live scanning on actual patients.

Location:
UCLA Meyer & Renee Luskin Conference Center
425 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, California 90095

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October 29 - November 1, 2019
30th Annual Cardiovascular Interventions


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

Location:
Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
10950 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, California 92037
View special group rate of $245 plus taxes/per evening for symposium attendees.
 
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November 9, 2019
11th Annual OC Symposium on Cardiovascular Disease Prevention


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

Time:
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Location:
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Anaheim
100 The City Drive, Orange, CA 92868

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November 14 - 15, 2019
Controversies & Advances in the Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease: The Nineteenth in the Series


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

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

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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.

Time:
7:30 AM - 3 PM

Location:
Fashion Island Hotel Newport Beach
690 Newport Center Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660

Early 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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