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.

January 27, 2021
How Your Mind Can Save or Harm Your Heart: Virtual PCOC Program
Zoom Webinar

Presented by the CA ACC Prevention Committee and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.

Free Webinar!

The CA ACC Prevention Committee presents featuring John W. Zamarra, MD, FACC, Clinical Professor of Medicine, UC Irvine, presenting his favorite topic "How Your Mind can Save or Harm Your Heart".

Time: 7 PM

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Meeting ID: 380 967 275
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February 4, 2021
Managing Elevated LDL-C: New Guidelines and New Agents
Live Webinar

Provided by Boston University School of Medicine and Rockpointe and endorsed by the Arizona, California, Colorado, and Washington State Chapters of the American College of Cardiology.

The CME-certified, MOC/MIPS-eligible live webinar entitled, Managing Elevated LDL-C: New Guidelines and New Agents, is held live online! This activity will will provide cardiologists with information about the new guidelines, expert opinion on the role of agents recently approved by the FDA after the guideline publication, and a review of results from trials of agents in late stage development.


Time: 5:30 - 6:30 PM PT

Website: Details & CME

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.

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

Prescribed credits

February 11, 2021
UC Irvine Cardio Grand Rounds
Topic: "Sex Specific Factors that Enhance Women’s Cardiovascular Risk Throughout the Lifespan"
Zoom Meeting

Provided by UC Irvine Health and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.


Erin D. Michos, MD, MHS, FACC, FAHA, FASE, FASPC, Associate Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology, Director of Women’s Cardiovascular Health, Associate Director of Preventive Cardiology, Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Time: 7 AM PT

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February 12 - 13, 2021
Cardiovascular Summit Virtual

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

Attend Cardiovascular Summit Virtual, featuring two days of live sessions, plus three months of access to on-demand sessions and poster presentations. Discover how to create and align strong leadership with up-to-date business strategies to improve cardiovascular (CV) care and patient outcomes; and implement more efficient spending, all while improving the CV clinician experience.

5:30 AM - 11 AM PT

Website & Agenda

February 23 - March 30, 2021
Stanford WellMD Physician Well-being Director Zoom Virtual Course

From Stanford Medicine and supported by a gift from The Jen-Hsun & Lori Huang Foundation and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.

The Stanford WellMD & WellPhD Center is offering a virtual 6 session course designed for physicians who are directing and leading local physician well-being efforts. Utilizing the Stanford Model of Professional FulfillmentTM, this course will equip leaders with the skills and tools necessary to catalyze changes at the local level in departments, divisions, practices, sites and groups to achieve the greatest impact, as they initiate or expand focus on physician fulfillment and well-being. Throughout the course, participants will have the opportunity to experiment with course content and resources in robust small group exercises during the sessions and apply these in their organizations between sessions. Target course participants include physician well-being directors, chiefs, chairs, medical directors, wellness committee leaders, quality improvement leaders, program improvement leaders, residency program directors and others who are able to influence physician well-being in their organizations.

Cost: Free
Supported by a gift from The Jen-Hsun & Lori Huang Foundation, which is underwriting the full registration fee.

All sessions conducted virtually on Zoom
6 weekly sessions: Core curriculum with small-group exercises
consecutive Tuesdays for February 23 – March 30, 2021
3:00 – 5:30 PM PST

2 follow-up sessions: learning community for addressing common questions and challenges (open only to those who participated in 6 weekly sessions)
Tuesday, April 27, 2021 • 3:00 – 5:00 PM PST
Tuesday, May 25, 2021 • 3:00 – 5:00 PM PST

Space is limited and this course is in high demand.

Applications received by January 3, 2021 will be considered for cohort 1. Please be assured that we will contact you as soon as a decision has been made about your candidacy, by January 13, 2021.

Website & Program

March 25 - 26, 2021
Rescheduled for Fall 2021. Please check back for new date.

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.

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.


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.

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


May 15 - 17, 2021
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.

Atlanta, GA

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


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

Location: Fairmont Kea Lani, Maui.

November 3, 2021
MemorialCare Southern Los Angeles and Orange County Regional Cath Conference
Virtual & In-Person Conference

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

More information will be added when available.


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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