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

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February 20, 2019
Cardiovascular Grand Rounds: Update on the Management of Advanced Heart Failure


From John Muir Health and in Partnership with the California Chapters of the American College of Cardiology.

Speaker: Liviu Klein, MD, MS, Associate Professor, University of California San Francisco

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 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.



February 22, 2019
Southern California ACC Cardiovascular Team Symposium


From the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology

Time: 8 AM – 4:30 PM
7:15 – 8:00 Registration and breakfast
8:00 – 8:15 Welcome
4:00 – 5:00 Wine reception

Tickets:
$30: ACC Member
$40: Students
$70: Non ACC Member

BONUS Program, Saturday, February 23:
$80: Magic Castle Brunch & Show
February 8 DEADLINE for Magic Castle ticket purchase.

6 CEU credits for nurses (2 Pharmacology Hours) are available for this course.

Location:
The Westin Pasadena
191 N Los Robles Ave., Pasadena, CA 91101

Agenda [updated 1/15/19]




February 22 - 24, 2019
2019 National Lipid Association Spring Clinical Lipid Update


From the National Lipid Association and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology

Earn up to 11.75 CME/CE credits

Location:
Hilton Portland Downtown
921 SW Sixth Avenue
Portland, OR

Website
Agenda




February 28, 2019
UCI Cardiology Grand Rounds / Research CME Conference: TAVR Cures Cancer While Achieving World Peace


From University of California, Irvine and California Chapters of the American College of Cardiology. .

Speaker: Michael Firstenberg, M.D., FACC, Professor of Medicine, Chair of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Health One Rose Medical Center, Aurora, Colorado

Time: 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

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

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

Website



March 1, 2019
The 15th Annual Biomarkers in Heart Failure and Acute Coronary Syndromes: Diagnosis, Treatment and Devices


From Complete Conferences Management and endorsed by the Arizona and California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology

Time: 8 AM –5 PM

Tickets:
$50-100 Early Bird Registration - on or before January 30, 2019
$75-125 Registration - after January 30, 2019 & on-site
$50: Students

Location:
Estancia La Jolla Hotel
9700 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, CA 92037

Website
Schedule




March 16 - 18, 2019
ACC.19 & 68th Annual Scientific Session


From the American College of Cardiology

ACC.19 takes place in New Orleans, LA from Saturday, March 16 through Monday, March 18. ACC.19 will feature hundreds of educational sessions and late-breaking clinical research across 11 learning pathways. You can choose to focus on one clinical area or attend sessions from an array of pathways.

In addition, there are hundreds of other activities and events taking place before, during and after ACC.19 including formal and informal sessions in the Lounge & Learn Pavilion, evening Clinical Focus Sessions, networking and prime time events and more.

Location:
The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
900 Convention Center Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70130

ACC.19 Website
ACC.19 Schedule-At-A-Glance




March 21, 2019
UCI Cardiology Grand Rounds / Research CME Conference: High Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin: Friend or Foe?


From University of California, Irvine and California Chapters of the American College of Cardiology. .

Speaker: Ezra Amsterdam, M.D., Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine; Associate Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine; University of California School of Medicine Davis and Sacramento, CA

Time: 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

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

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

Website



April 6 - 7, 2019
CareMore Health’s Third Annual Cardiovascular Symposium


In association with CareMore Health and endorsed by the California & Arizona Chapters of the American College of Cardiology

Tickets: $15 – $200
21 CME credits will be offered

Location:
JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa
3800 W. Starr Pass Blvd., Tucson, AZ
Tucson, AZ 85745

Program & Details




April 13, 2019
23rd Annual Heart Failure 2019: Update on Diagnosis and Therapy


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

PLEASE NOTE: This year the planners are working on adding an additional day to the symposium (Friday), so stand by for updates!

Location:
Millennium Biltmore Hotel
506 S. Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, California, 90071

Website
Program




April 17, 2019
Cardiovascular Grand Rounds: Diagnosis and Management of Ventricular Tachycardia


From John Muir Health and in Partnership with the California Chapters of the American College of Cardiology.
Topics include Incidence and Types, Pathophysiology, Clinical Presentation, Diagnosis and Imaging, Medical Therapy, Interventional/Surgical Therapy, Future Directions

Speaker: Anurag Gupta, MD, 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 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.



April 18, 2019
UCI Cardiology Grand Rounds / Research CME Conference: Update on Cardiac CT Angiography


From University of California, Irvine and California Chapters of the American College of Cardiology. .

Speaker: Speaker: Matthew Budoff, M.D., FACC, FAHA, Endowed Chair of Preventive Cardiology, Professor of Medicine David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, Director, Cardiac CT, Harbor UCLA Medical Center

Time: 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

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

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

Website



April 30 - May 1, 2019
The 66th Annual Conference of the Israel Heart Society


In association with The Israel Society of Cardiothoracic Surgery and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology

Location:
Intercontinental Hotel David
Tel-Aviv, Israel

    Website



May 1, 2019
5th Annual Southern Los Angeles and Orange County Cath Conference


Endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.

Time: 6 PM

Location:
Center Club Orange County
650 Town Center Drive, Garden Level
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
 



May 10, 2019
13th Annual Women and Ischemic Heart Disease Symposium


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

Time: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Location:
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Harvey Morse Conference Center
8701 Gracie Allen Dr.
Los Angeles, CA 90048

Website and Registration



May 11, 2019
Women in Cardiology: Annual CA WIC Chapter Event


From the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.

Tickets:
$20 Fellows-in-Training
$35 Members
$49 Non-Members

Time: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Location:
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
127 S San Vicente Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90048

Website, Registration & Agenda



May 18, 2019
UCLA Heart Failure Symposium 2019: State-of-the-Art Updates & Therapies for Advanced Heart Failure


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

Registration:
$75 Pre-registration
$100 at the door

Location:
Marina del Rey Marriott
California Ballroom
4100 Admiralty Way
Marina del Rey, CA 90292

Website & Registration
Agenda



May 23, 2019
UCI Cardiology Grand Rounds / Research CME Conference: Chronic Total Occlusion Intervention: Should We Reconsider


From University of California, Irvine and California Chapters of the American College of Cardiology.

Speaker: Reza Movahed, M.D., Clinical Professor of Medicine; University of Arizona Health Sciences and Sarver Heart Center, Tucson, Arizona

Time: 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

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

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

Website



July 12 - 14, 2019
3rd Annual Heart in Diabetes


From PESI & TMIOA and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.

This CME program is a unique medical conference bringing together world renowned clinical leaders in diabetes and cardiovascular disease

Discount for CA ACC Members:
Coupon code for 30% off for members: WCIRPO

Location:
Loews Philadelphia Hotel
1200 Market St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Brochure
Website





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

Early Website



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

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

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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