Comprehensive Compilation of Content Related to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) for the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology

As we all work together on the front lines to best serve our patients and lead COVID-19 response planning for our institutions, the ACC is working to provide COVID-19 clinical guidance for the global cardiovascular care team.

ACC President Message: ACC Issues COVID-19 Clinical Guidance For the CV Care Team

March 30, 2020: In efforts to combat the continued threat of COVID-19, this afternoon the Governor issued an executive order that, amongst multiple other provisions, allows for the flexing of scope of practice for healthcare providers to address healthcare workforce shortages during the COVID-19 crisis. The order only remains in effect until June 30th.
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Stanford University Medicine Grand Rounds: Focusing on COVID-19

Watch On Demand Grand Rounds recorded via ZOOM

From the Stanford University, The Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

Website with On Demand Video and upcoming ZOOM Grand Rounds

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COVID-19 and the CV Service Line: Practical Approaches for an Unprecedented Pandemic

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Message from im Madden, Legislative Analyst: "With the Legislature in recess until at least April 13th there have been some discussions this week amongst the Assembly Democrats on how to handle to loss of session time that would have normally been spent hearing bills. If the Legislature comes back on April 13th there will only be two weeks to hear all the bills that would have normally been heard over five weeks."
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
World Health Organization
California Medical Association
ACGME Shares American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) Statement regarding COVID-19

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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