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.



July 20, 2018
Cardiovascular Grand Rounds
Advances in the Diagnosis and Management of Cardiac Amyloidosis


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

Topics include: Incidence
Pathophysiology
Clinical Presentation
Diagnosis and Imaging
Medical Therapy
Future Directions

Speaker: Van Nye Selby, MD; Assistant Adjunct Professor; Director, Cardiac Amyloidosis Clinic; University of California San Francisco
Division of Cardiology

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 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.




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.

SPECIAL for ASPC Non-MEMBERS!
ASPC Congress $100 Discount and Year of Free Membership


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

Flyer
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





September 6-9, 2018
ASNC2018: Annual Scientific Session of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology

From the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology



Join your colleagues, September 6-9 in San Francisco, for the 23rd Annual Scientific Session of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, plus a celebration of ASNC’s 25th anniversary and the dynamic past, present and future of nuclear cardiology. ASNC2018 will be an educational experience that reflects ASNC’s expertise as the only professional organization dedicated to nuclear cardiology. Come to THE meeting of the year for nuclear cardiology with an unparalleled opportunity to participate in personalized, real-world, collaborative education focused on quality imaging for optimal patient care. Network and interact with physicians, scientists, technologists, nurses, colleagues in industry and many others from around the world. Save by registering by July 9th.

Location:
San Francisco Marriott Marquis
780 Mission St., San Francisco, CA 94103

Website




September 22, 2018
Inaugural Scripps Cardiomyopathy and Cardio-Oncology Symposium: A Case-Based Approach

From Scripps Health CME and endorsed by the American College of Cardiology and Save a Heart Foundation

Expert faculty will cover a wide range of topics including the diagnosis, management, and state-of-the-art treatment for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, chemo-induced cardiomyopathy, cardiac amyloidosis, cardiac sarcoidosis, arrhythmias related to each of these diseases, genetic abnormalities that can lead to these diseases, and advanced cardiac imaging.

Location:
Hilton San Diego Resort
1775 E Mission Bay Drive
San Diego, California 92109

Agenda
Brochure
Website & Registration



September 29, 2018
Joint Gala of CA ACC & Save a Heart Foundation Honoring Norman Lepor, MD

From The American College of Cardiology and Save a Heart Foundation

SAVE THE DATE!

Time: 7:30 PM

Location:
Bel Air, CA

Details



September 30 - October 2, 2018
ACC’s 2018 Legislative Conference

From The American College of Cardiology

Meeting registration will open in June. Email AdvocacyLeg@acc.org for more information.

Location:
Washington DC

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 12, 2018
11th Annual Northern California CVT Symposium


From the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology

Time: 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Tickets:
$35: ACC Member
$45: Students
$85: Non ACC Member

Location:
Hilton San Francisco Airport Bayfront
600 Airport Blvd Burlingame, CA 94010




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: 7:15 AM - 4:30 PM

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

Website



October 15 - 16, 2018
Research Symposium and Workshop: Diagnostic Testing in Older Adults with Cardiovascular Disorders


From the American College of Cardiology's (ACC) Geriatric Cardiology Section, in collaboration with the American Geriatrics Society (AGS) and National Institute on Aging (NIA)

1.5-day Research Symposium and Workshop focusing on current knowledge and future research directions related to Diagnostic Testing in Older Adults with Cardiovascular Disorders. Following the workshop, a half-day session will discuss mentoring and research opportunities for residents, fellows, and other early career investigators interested in the intersections between geriatrics and cardiology.

Location:
Conference Center at Heart House
2400 N St NW, Washington, DC 20037

Additional information about ACC’s Geriatric Cardiology Section is available on our website, www.acc.org/geriatric.

Travel Award Details
Travel Award Application



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
18th Annual Maui Cardiovascular Symposium


From San Diego Medical Program and endorsed by the California & Hawaii Chapters of the American College of Cardiology.

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

Brochure
Facebook
Website


October 27, 2018
Innovations in Cardiovascular Diagnosis and Therapy


From the Keck School of Medicine of USC and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.

Presented By: Department of Cardiovascular Medicine & USC Office of Continuing Medical Education

Save the date!

Location:
Millennium Biltmore Los Angeles
506 South Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA, 90071

Agenda
Website



November 2 - 3, 2018
California Heart Rhythm Symposium


From University of California, San Diego and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.

Save the date!

Location:
San Diego, CA

Website
 



November 3, 2018
UCI Irvine Echo Essentials Conference


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 by Hilton Hotel Anaheim-Orange County
100 The City Drive South
Orange, CA 92868

Time: 7 AM - 5 PM

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

Website




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





November 29 - December 1, 2018
The 8th Annual International Hawaii Symposium on Diagnostic and Therapeutic Modalities in Heart Failure


From Complete Conference Management and endorsed by the Arizona, Hawaii & California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.

A Comprehensive and Practical Review of Advances in Heart Failure and Biomarkers.

Location:
The Waikoloa Beach Resort
69-275 Waikoloa Beach Drive
Waikoloa Village, HI 96738
Phone (808) 886-6789

Website & Schedule





December 7, 2018
2018 Arrhythmia Symposium at the Cedars-Sinai Smidt Heart Institute


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

Time: 7:15 AM - 5 PM

Location:
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
8700 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048

Website & Schedule





January 7-11, 2019
Cardiology Update at Puerto Vallarta: A Focus on Prevention

From the Mayo Clinic and endorsed by the American College of Cardiology and Save a Heart Foundation

xpert faculty will present practical clinical approaches to diagnostics and latest management strategies of challenging and controversial topics in cardiology.

Location:
Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa
Av Paseo de la Marina Nte 435
Marina Vallarta, 48354 Puerto Vallarta, Jal., Mexico

Agenda
Website & Registration



January 26, 2019
UC Irvine Cath Lab Essentials Conference


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

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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