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

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February 21, 2018
Los Angeles Society of Echocardiography (LASE) Meeting: "Amazing Cases"

From LASE and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology (CAACC)

Presented by Fellows from our Local Academic Centers
Time:
6:00-7:00 PM Registration and hors d’oeuvres
7:00 PM Presentation and Discussion

Location: VA West Los Angeles
11301 Wilshire Blvd.
Medical Center Building 500, Room 1281
Los Angeles, Ca. 90073
Free Parking
SDMS CME credit available to LASE members



February 21, 2018
Cardiovascular Grand Rounds: Atrial Fibrillation: Risk Factors and Prevention

In Partnership with the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology (CAACC)

Speaker: Anurag Gupta, M.D., 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 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.



February 23, 2018
CA ACC SoCal Cardiovascular Team Symposium


From the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.

Agenda



8:15 AM – 4:30 PM

Cost:
$20: CA ACC Member
$60: Non-Members
$30: Students

Location:
Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa
900 Newport Center Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Conference overnight room reservations

5.25 CEU credits for nurses (3.75 Pharmacology Hours) are available for this course.
5.25 ACPE credit for Pharmacists are available for this course.

The CU Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education (CPE). This event has been accredited for 5.25 contact hours of knowledge-based CPE. Participants must attend the entire event to receive credit. No partial credit is awarded. To receive CPE, participants must create a profile on ipharmCE.UCDenver.edu with their NABP eProfile ID number and birthdate, and complete the program evaluations and by March 23, 2018. CE credit will be uploaded to CPE once evaluations are completed.
 

February 24, 2018
5K Fun Run/Walk after CA ACC SoCal Cardiovascular Team Symposium
Entry fee is $15 and includes a t-shirt, medal and fruit/water/granola bar at the finish.

Registration Deadline: Saturday, Feb. 10 at Noon in order to have the correct number of 5K Fun Run/Walk t-shirts.

Click Registration and select the $15 ticket option.


 

March 14, 15, or 16, 2018
Reimbursement & Coding Seminar For Cardiology


From the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.
Sponsored by: McVey Associates, Inc.

Cost:
CA ACC Member: $265 first person, $240 each additional
Non-Members: $310 first person, $285 additional

Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Embassy Suites Hotel - North
3100 E Fronera Street
Anaheim, CA 92806

Thursday, March 15, 2018
Pasadena Hilton Hotel
168 South Los Robles
Pasadena, CA 91101

Friday, March 16, 2018
Courtyard by Marriott - Old Town
2435 Jefferson Street
San Diego, CA 921110

Seminars are from 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Conference Agenda and Registration



March 21, 2018
Cardiovascular Grand Rounds: Advances in Transcatheter Treatment of Severe Mitral Regurgitation

In Partnership with the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology (CAACC)

Speaker: JMH Transcatheter Mitral Valve Therapies Team
Topics include Anatomy and pathophysiology, Clinical presentation, Imaging (TTE, TEE, other), Current devices and procedural description, Future devices and technologies (repair and replacement)
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 Walnut Creek 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, 2018
Cardiovascular Grand Rounds: Using Big Data to Predict and Prevent Cardiac Arrest in the Hospital

In Partnership with the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology (CAACC)

Speaker: Dana P. Edelson, MD, MS, FAHA, FHM, Executive Medical Director of Rescue Care, University of Chicago Medicine, Founder & CEO, Quant Healthcare
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 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 20, 2018
Cardiology Update 2018: Conventional Wisdom & Beyond


In collaboration with Torrance Memorials Medical Staff and Advanced Practice Nurse Council to Support the Vision of the Lundquist Lurie Cardiovascular Institute and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology. .

This symposium is presented in collaboration with Torrance Memorial's Medical Staff and Advanced Practice Nurse Council. Please attend to hear from nationally renowned leaders in cardiovascular disease about latest developments in mitral and aortic valve management, heart failure, atrial fibrillation, interventional cardiology, mechanical circulatory support, lipid management, stem cell therapy, biomarkers, pacemakers, diabetes management, and so much more.

Location:
Torrance Memorial Medical Center
Hoffman Health Conference Center
3315 Medical Center Drive, Torrance, CA 90505

Website
Flyer
Schedule




April 21, 2018
22nd Annual Heart Failure 2018 Update on Diagnosis and Therapy


Supported by Good Samaritan Hostpital LA and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology. .

Continuing our tradition, this year’s program provides a comprehensive update on the prevention, diagnosis and management of heart failure (HF).
Location:
Millennium Biltmore Hotel
506 S. Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90071

Website
Schedule



April 27, 2018
5th Annual Clinical Advances in Heart Failure and Arrhythmias


In collaboration with Scripps and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology. .

Expert faculty will cover a wide range of topics including the diagnosis, management, and state-of-the-art treatment for heart failure and cardiac arrhythmias. Participants will return to their practice equipped with the latest evidence base and practical information to improve patient outcomes.
Location:
San Diego Marriott La Jolla
4240 La Jolla Village Drive
La Jolla, California 920375

Website



May 11, 2018
12th Annual Women and Ischemic Heart Disease Symposium


In collaboration with Cedars-Sinai Continuing Medical Education and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology. .

Receive up to 7.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
Location:
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Harvey Morse Conference Center
8701 Gracie Allen Drive
Los Angeles, CA

Website



June 1 - 2, 2018
24th Annual San Diego Heart Failure Symposium


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

Advances in the Recognition & Treatment of Heart Failure
Location:
Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa
9700 N Torrey Pines Rd, La Jolla, CA 92037

Website



June 6 - 9, 2018
Napa Valley Cardiology Conference 2018


In collaboration with Piedmont Heart Institute and endorsed by the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology. .

Receive up to 18.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
Location:
The Meritage Resort and Spa
875 Bordeaux Way
Napa, CA 94558

Website




June 9, 2018
CA ACC Tech Symposium 2018
Future Innovations: The Promise and Peril of Digital Medicine


From the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology. .

Location:
Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel
1700 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401

Event Poster



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





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

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Website




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

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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



 

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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