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

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September 20 - 21, 2019
10th Annual Cardiology Update: The Heart of New Developments


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

Including:
30TH ANNUAL MEETING OF THE CALIFORNIA ACC

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

BRN CEU Accreditation & Credit Designation.

Hoag Hospital is approved by the California Board of Registered Nurses, provider number 00146, for a total of 16.0 contact hours (8.0 each day) of continuing education credit for RNs.

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September 21, 2019
Second Annual Scripps Cardiomyopathy and Cardio-Oncology Symposium: A Case-Based Approach


From Scripps Health Foundation. and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.

7:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Location:
The Schaetzel Center, Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla
9890 Genesee Ave., La Jolla, California 92037

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Agenda



September 21, 2019
New Frontiers for the Fontan Survivor: Challenges, Opportunities and the Ultimate Destination of Heart/Liver Transplantation


From The Ahmanson/UCLA Adult Congenital Heart Disease Center and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.

This one-day symposium provides a comprehensive update on the long-term issues faced by adult Fontan survivors. The course focuses on patients with “failing” Fontan physiology and the available tools and therapies for the treatment of this challenging subset of patients, including updates on medical therapies, catheter-based and surgical techniques for palliation and support.

Location:
UCLA Meyer & Renee Luskin Conference Center
425 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA

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October 2, 2019
PCSK9 Inhibitors in Practice: Real-World Strategies for Cardiovascular Risk Reduction


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

This complimentary CME symposium reviews current cardiovascular outcomes data for PCSK9 inhibitors, how to integrate non-statin lipid-lowering therapies and current cholesterol guidelines for the management of high CV-risk patients, and strategies for gaining access to PCSK9 inhibitors for high CV risk patients that need them.

Speakers include Nathan Wong, PhD, FACC, FAHA, FNLA, FASPC UC Irvine

Cost: FREE, plus Complimentary Dinner, but must register.

Time: 6 PM - 8:30 PM

Location:
Antonello Ristorante
3800 S Plaza Dr.
Santa Ana, CA 92704

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October 11, 2019
Practicum in Mechanical Circulatory Support (MCS): Managing Cardiogenic Shock with Short-Term Devices Symposium


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

Location:
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA

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October 16, 2019
Cardiovascular Grand Rounds
Aspirin and Fish Oil Controversy. For the Right Patient and Right Genotype it Works!


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

Speaker: Speaker: H. Robert Sperko, MD, FACC, FAHA, FASPC President, Cholesterol, Genetics and Heart Disease Institute, Prima Heart Monterey, Mercer University School of Pharmaceutical Science, Atlanta, GA, Principal Investigator, FEMA Firefighter Heart Disease Prevention Study Health

Time: 7:30 AM-8:30 AM

Grand Rounds will be Videoconferenced to the Walnut Creek Medical Center, Sterns Conference Room)

Location:
John Muir Medical Center
2540 East Street, Conference Room: Concord 1 & 2
Concord CA 94520

How to Connect to Join CV Grand Rounds via Zoom:
https://zoom.us/j/789868397

Dial by your location +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose)

Meeting ID: 789 868 397

Find your local number: https://zoom.us/u/arrBsTg2u



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
Kea Lani Reservations: https://book.passkey.com/go/cardiovascularsymposium

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October 26, 2019
CA ACC 4th Annual Tech Symposium
Colloquium on AI, Technology, Innovation and the Future of Cardiology


From the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.



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Poster

Come learn from more than a dozen cutting-edge presentations on the future of cardiology and how it relates to you.

Time: 8:30 AM - 5 PM with wine reception and networking to follow.

Location:
UC San Francisco Mission Bay Conference Center
1675 Owens Street
San Francisco, CA 94158

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October 26, 2019
Ninth Annual UCLA Fetal Echocardiography and Fetal Cardiac Screening Symposium


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

Retaining its popular clinical focus, the symposium will provide a full day of learning, dedicated to real-life tips and pearls specifically for those physicians and sonographers who perform or interpret fetal cardiac screening examinations, including live scanning on actual patients.

Location:
UCLA Meyer & Renee Luskin Conference Center
425 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, California 90095

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October 29 - November 1, 2019
30th Annual Cardiovascular Interventions


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

Location:
Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
10950 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, California 92037
View special group rate of $245 plus taxes/per evening for symposium attendees.
 
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November 2 - 4, 2019
36th Advanced Echo Conference


From Hoag & Jeffrey M. Carlton Heart & Vascular Institute and endorsed by the California & Arizona Chapters of the American College of Cardiology.

Location:
The Waterfront Beach Resort, A Hilton Hotel
21100 Pacific Coast Hwy, Huntington Beach, CA
Reservations for Echo attendees
 
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November 9, 2019
11th Annual Orange County Symposium on Cardiovascular Disease Prevention: The Need to Know


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

Co-Chair: Nathan D. Wong, PhD
This symposium is designed to fill knowledge gaps in the fast-evolving field of preventive cardiology. Primary care providers, cardiologists, endocrinologists, lifestyle interventionists and other specialists.

Time:
7:15 AM - 3:30 PM

Location:
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Anaheim
100 The City Drive, Orange, CA 92868

Accreditation Statement
The University of California, Irvine School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Designation Statement
The University of California, Irvine School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
In addition, 6.5 CEUs will be available for registered nurses, licensed vocational nurses, registered dietitians and licensed clinical social workers.

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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

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December 5 - 7, 2019
9th Annual International Hawaii Symposium on Diagnostic and Therapeutic Modalities in Heart Failure: A Comprehensive and Practical Review of Advances in Heart Failure and Biomarkers


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

This year we have put together a program that is designed to provide in-depth coverage of the important advances that have taken place in heart failure over the past year as well as provide an overview of the most effective therapeutic strategies for prevention and treatment. Topics that will be covered through a series of lectures, panel discussions and case presentations. The Island has not been more beautiful in years! The sky is robin-egg blue every day with incredible clouds and sunsets. The air is super high quality, and visibility is incredible.

Location:
Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort
69-275 Waikoloa Beach Drive, Waikoloa Village, HI 96738

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January 17 - 19, 2020
9th Annual Advances in Nuclear Cardiology, Cardiac CT and Cardiac MRI: 35th Annual Case Review with the Experts


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

The course is designed to improve ordering patterns and increase quality in performing, interpreting, reporting and applying the advanced imaging methods. Unique program features include: - Case presentations covering common clinical, interpretation, and technical problems:
- A focus on value-based imaging
- An emphasis on increasing efficiency and reducing radiation exposure
- The latest evidence from clinical trials and registry data

Location:
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
8700 Beverly Blvd., South Tower, Plaza Level Los Angeles, CA 90048


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February 1, 2020
UC Irvine Cath Essentials Symposium


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

Time:
7:30 AM - 3 PM

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

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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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