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

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April 26, 2018
UCI Cardiology Grand Rounds / Research CME Conference:
"Cardiac MRI Evaluation for Nonischemic Cardiomyopathy"


From UC Irvine, School of Medicine and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology

Speaker: Mayil Krishnam, M.D., Clinical Professor, Radiological Services, University of California, Irvine

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

Time: 8 AM - 9 PM

Contact to RSVP: Lesley Anderson, Phone: 714-456-3868. Email: lianders@uci.edu


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

Website




May 3, 2018
UCI Cardiology Grand Rounds / Research CME Conference:
"Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) The Heart Brain Connection for Stroke, Migraines, and Hypoxemia"


From UC Irvine, School of Medicine and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology

Speaker: Jonathan Tobis, M.D., Clinical Professor of Medicine, Director of Interventional Cardiology, University of California, Los Angeles

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

Time: 8 AM - 9 PM

Contact to RSVP: Lesley Anderson, Phone: 714-456-3868. Email: lianders@uci.edu



May 9, 2018
MemorialCare 4th Annual Southern Los Angeles & Orange County Regional Cath Conference


In collaboration with MemorialCare and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology. .

6 PM: Cocktails and Dinner
7 PM: Presentations
Location:
Center Club Orange County
650 Town Center Drive, Garden Level, Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Save the Date Flyer



May 11, 2018
Success With Failure: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Heart Failure


From the California Heart Center Foundation/Cedars-Sinai Smidt Heart Institute and endorsed by the California Chapter 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.

Time:
8:00 AM – 5:15 PM

Location:
Hyatt Regency Los Angeles International Airport
6225 West Century Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90045

Website
Brochure & Schedule



May 11, 2018
12th Annual Women and Ischemic Heart Disease Symposium


In collaboration with Cedars-Sinai Continuing Medical Education and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology. .

Receive up to 7.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
Location:
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Harvey Morse Conference Center
8701 Gracie Allen Drive
Los Angeles, CA

Website




May 12, 2018
Fellow Education Day: "FED"


In collaboration with University of California, Irvine Medical Center and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology. .

Come join UCI faculty and fellows for a day filled with lectures, a Career panel luncheon, Fellows Jeopardy and Simulator training.

8:30 AM - 4 PM
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Career Panel discussion and Luncheon with CAACC

Location:
University of California, Irvine Medical Center
Bldg, 54, 5th Floor
101 The City Dr S, Orange, CA 92868

Save the Date Flyer
Agenda



May 16, 2018
Cardiovascular Grand Rounds: Advances in the Diagnosis and Management of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

From John Muir Health, in Partnership with the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology (CAACC)

Speaker: Theodore P. Abraham, M.D., F.A.C.C.| UCSF
Topics include Incidence, Anatomy and pathophysiology, Clinical Presentation, Imaging (echocardiography, other), Medical Management, Interventional and surgical therapies.

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 Medical Center, 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.
 



May 17, 2018
UCI Cardiology Grand Rounds / Research CME Conference:
"Cardiodiabetology"


From UC Irvine, School of Medicine and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology

Speaker: Nathan Wong, Ph.D., Professor and Director Heart Disease Prevention Program, University of California, Irvine

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

Time: 8 AM - 9 PM

Contact to RSVP: Lesley Anderson, Phone: 714-456-3868. Email: lianders@uci.edu


June 1 - 2, 2018
24th Annual San Diego Heart Failure Symposium


In collaboration with Complete Conference Management and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology. .

Advances in the Recognition & Treatment of Heart Failure
Location:
Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa
9700 N Torrey Pines Rd, La Jolla, CA 92037

Website



June 6 - 9, 2018
Napa Valley Cardiology Conference 2018


In collaboration with Piedmont Heart Institute and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology. .

Receive up to 18.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
Location:
The Meritage Resort and Spa
875 Bordeaux Way
Napa, CA 94558

Website




June 9, 2018
CA ACC Tech Symposium 2018
Future Innovations: The Promise and Peril of Digital Medicine


From the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology. .

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Tickets:
$50: Physicians & Advance Practice Members
$150: Non-Members
Free: Students & Residents


Location:
Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel
1700 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401

Event Poster
Registration



June 20, 2018
Cardiovascular Grand Rounds: "Medical Device Innovation: From Concept t oCommercialization"

From John Muir Health, in Partnership with the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology (CAACC)

Speaker: Gary Gershony, MD ,FACC, FSCAI, Director of Cardiovascular Research, Education and Technology, 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 Walnut Creek Medical Center, 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.
 



June 21 - 23, 2018
Care of the Athletic Heart: Contemporary Concepts, Cases and Controversies


From the American College of Cardiology and California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.

Sports cardiology is quickly developing beyond the field of elite athlete cardiovascular (CV) care. This year’s course focuses on essential cardiovascular care of athletes across the spectrum but will have a deep dive in the over-35 athlete, with focus on those who exercise during middle-age.

Keynote Address:
"Can Sports Save Society?" Presented by John Parsons, NCAA

Location:
Grand Summit Hotel
4000 Canyons Resort Dr, Park City, UT 84098


Website
Agenda




July 27 - 29, 2018
ASPC 2018 Congress on CVD Prevention

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

The ASPC's 2018 Congress on the Rio Grande will feature innovative education, ground-breaking science and interactive discussions with top prevention experts.

Location:
Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort and Spa
1300 Tuyuna Trail
Bernalillo, NM 87004

Website





July 27 - 29, 2018
23rd World Congress on Heart Disease

Endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology

The Congress will provide the opportunity for a comprehensive overview of the latest research developments in cardiovascular medicine.

Location:
The Westin Copley Place
10 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA

Website





October 11 - 12, 2018
CDM18: Cardiovascular Disease Management: A Case-Based Approach, 6th Annual Symposium


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

This two-day continuing medical education symposium is the sixth in the series and will center on the nuts and bolts of everyday care for patients with cardiovascular diseases, and present new ideas for tailoring the most appropriate treatment plan for each individual.

Nursing Symposium will take place October 10, 2018 from Noon - 5 PM

Location:
Arizona Biltmore Hotel
2400 E Missouri Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85016

Brochure
Website




October 13, 2018
10th Annual Orange County Symposium for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention: A Decade of Discovery – Then, Now, and Tomorrow


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

Location:
Doubletree Hotel
100 The City Drive South
Orange, CA 92868

Time: 8 AM - 4:30 PM

Contact to RSVP: Lesley Anderson, Phone: 714-456-3868. Email: lianders@uci.edu



October 23 - 26, 2018
CI8: 29th Annual Scripps Cardiovascular Interventions 2018


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

The primary purpose of the “29th Annual Cardiovascular Interventions” symposium will be to provide physicians and the cardiovascular care team with a concentrated exposure to new developments in interventional cardiology that will positively influence patient outcomes.

Location:
Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
10950 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, CA 92037

Brochure
Website



October 25 - 27, 2018
Maui Cardiovascular Symposium


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

Save the date!

Location:
Fairmont Kea Lani, Maui
4100 Wailea Alanui Drive
Wailea-Makena, HI 96753



November 3, 2018
UCI Irvine Echo 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

Location:
Doubletree Hotel
100 The City Drive South
Orange, CA 92868

Time: 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Contact to RSVP: Lesley Anderson, Phone: 714-456-3868. Email: lianders@uci.edu



November 15 - 16, 2018
Controversies & Advances in the Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease


From Promedica International CME, in collaboration with Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.

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

Brochure
Website





January 26, 2019
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

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

Time: 7:30 AM - 3 PM

Contact to RSVP: Lesley Anderson, Phone: 714-456-3868. Email: lianders@uci.edu
 

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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