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.



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.

Cost: Free, only 100 seats available. Breakfast and lunch included

Time: 8:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

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

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



August 27, 2019
Rare Disease California Caucus Hearing


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

Please join us for a Rare Disease California Caucus hearing on Rare Research. The agenda will provide a spotlight on Amyloidosis, an update on the work of Rare Disease Caucus members including the Whole Genome Sequencing Pilot Project and $15 million budget appropriation for Sickle Cell, and innovation in digital medicine. This hearing is open to the public and accessible. Hearing location: Room 127. A complimentary lunch will follow in Room 125.

Cost: Free, but must RSVP

Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Location:
California State Capitol
1315 10th Street, Room 127, Sacramento, CA 95814

Agenda
Website


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 Annual Cardiology Update: The Heart of New Developments


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

Including:
30TH ANNUAL MEETING OF THE CALIFORNIA ACC

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

Website
Brochure



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

Website
Agenda



September 21, 2019
New Frontiers for the Fontan Survivor: Challenges, Opportunities and the Ultimate Destination of Heart/Liver Transplantation


From The Ahmanson/UCLA Adult Congenital Heart Disease Center and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.

This one-day symposium provides a comprehensive update on the long-term issues faced by adult Fontan survivors. The course focuses on patients with “failing” Fontan physiology and the available tools and therapies for the treatment of this challenging subset of patients, including updates on medical therapies, catheter-based and surgical techniques for palliation and support.

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

Website
Brochure



October 2, 2019
PCSK9 Inhibitors in Practice: Real-World Strategies for Cardiovascular Risk Reduction


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

This complimentary CME symposium reviews current cardiovascular outcomes data for PCSK9 inhibitors, how to integrate non-statin lipid-lowering therapies and current cholesterol guidelines for the management of high CV-risk patients, and strategies for gaining access to PCSK9 inhibitors for high CV risk patients that need them.

Speakers include Nathan Wong, PhD, FACC, FAHA, FNLA, FASPC UC Irvine

Cost: FREE, plus Complimentary Dinner, but must register.

Time: 6 PM - 8:30 PM

Location:
Antonello Ristorante
3800 S Plaza Dr.
Santa Ana, CA 92704

Website
Brochure



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

Brochure
Facebook Page
Website



October 26, 2019
CA ACC 4th Annual Tech Symposium
Colloquium on AI, Technology, Innovation and the Future of Cardiology


From the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.



Website
Agenda

Come learn from more than a dozen cutting-edge presentations on the future of cardiology and how it relates to you.

Time: 8:30 AM - 5 PM with wine reception and networking to follow.

Location:
UC San Francisco Mission Bay Conference Center
1675 Owens Street
San Francisco, CA 94158

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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

Brochure
Website





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.
 
Save the Date Brochure
Website




November 2 - 4, 2019
36th Advanced Echo Conference


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

Location:
The Waterfront Beach Resort, A Hilton Hotel
21100 Pacific Coast Hwy, Huntington Beach, CA
Reservations for Echo attendees
 
Schedule & Brochure
Website



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

Early Website



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

Save the Date Brochure
Website




December 5 - 7, 2019
9th Annual International Hawaii Symposium on Diagnostic and Therapeutic Modalities in Heart Failure: A Comprehensive and Practical Review of Advances in Heart Failure and Biomarkers


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

This year we have put together a program that is designed to provide in-depth coverage of the important advances that have taken place in heart failure over the past year as well as provide an overview of the most effective therapeutic strategies for prevention and treatment. Topics that will be covered through a series of lectures, panel discussions and case presentations. The Island has not been more beautiful in years! The sky is robin-egg blue every day with incredible clouds and sunsets. The air is super high quality, and visibility is incredible.

Location:
Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort
69-275 Waikoloa Beach Drive, Waikoloa Village, HI 96738

Website
Schedule



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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