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.

September 21, 2020
ACC Advocacy & Regulatory Affairs Webinar

Presented by the American College of Cardiology.

Learn the latest happening in regulatory affairs and how it relates to the messages the ACC is taking to Capitol Hill.


Event number: 171 903 0590
Event password: LegConf20

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September 25, 2020
14th Annual Women and Ischemic Heart Disease Symposium
Virtual Meeting

Presented by Cedars-Sinai CME and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.

This meeting was originally a live in person conference scheduled for Friday, August 28, 2020. Due to COVID-19, this will now be a virtual conference to take place Friday, September 25, 2020.

9 AM - 1 PM

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ (MD, DO) (3.75 hours), Non-Physician Attendance (RN, NP, PA and Others) (3.75 hours), ABIM MOC Part 2 (3.75 hours)


September 26, 2020
26th Annual San Diego Heart Failure Symposium: Advances in the Recognition & Treatment of Heart Failure
Virtual Meeting

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

Program Director: Barry H. Greenberg, MD, FACC

This symposium will be held in a virtual format with live Q&A. It continues in the tradition of past programs in providing registrants an update on the latest and most exciting advances in the management of heart failure through a series of didactic lectures. The 6th Annual Stanley Lloyd MD lecture will be presented by Dr. Matthew Maurer, who is a Professor at the Columbia University. We have also included an embedded session devoted to cardiac and heart failure issues related to COVID-19 infection.

8 AM - 4:25 PM

Brochure, Credits, Accreditation, Schedule

October 4 - 6, 2020
ACC's 2020 Virtual Legislative Conference

Presented by ​the American College of Cardiology.

The three-day event will offer unique opportunities to hear from policy experts, ACC leaders and staff and other stakeholders on key issues impacting the profession and patients. Attendees will also be able to interact with members of Congress and/or their staff and engage in discussions with other ACC members from across the U.S.

HeartPAC keynote address with renowned political analysts Amy Walter and Charlie Cook on Sunday, Oct. 4 from 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.
To RSVP, pay for your ticket or find additional information.

Flyer: Details & Save the Date
Registration at ACC
Website & forthcoming registration info

October 10, 2020
10th Annual Fetal Echocardiography Symposium at UCLA: State-of-the-Art 2020 Imaging from the Comfort of Your Home
Virtual Conference

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

If you are looking to improve your ability to scan or interpret scans of the fetal heart, either for fetal cardiac screening or for fetal echocardiography, this highly popular annual symposium may be one of the most valuable symposia you will ever attend.
The webcast will be available through a virtual meeting web platform. Upon registering for the conference, you will receive further instructions on accessing the live conference webcast.


November 10 - 13, 2020
31st Annual Cardiovascular Interventions
Virtual Conference

Presented by ​Promedica International CME and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.

The entire conference, from early morning till evening, live, but online. The online course will feature the same lectures, live cases, and CME as originally planned and will be complimentary for all, which makes this a must-participate event for your whole team!

NOTE: the links below may still reflect the "in person" conference. As of September, the conference will be online only. Registration is complimentary. Details and virtual registration forthcoming.

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

March 25 - 26, 2021
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.

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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