Israeli Heart Society
Inaugural Asher Kimchi, MD Memorial Fellowship
Inaugural Asher Kimchi, MD Memorial Fellowship awarded November 14 2023 to Dr. Orit Barrett, an Israeli Cardiologist who is currently a research Fellow at Cedars-Sinai, in memory of longtime California ACC leader.
DONATE to the Asher Kimchi, MD, FACC Scholarship fund to educate Israeli cardiologists in California!
Israeli Fire Crews Join Fight Against California Wildfires
[September 2020] From KCRA News
Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg welcomed a group of about a dozen Israeli firefightersin front of city hall. The crews got the call to help about 72 hours ago, so they packed up their gear and spent 15 hours traveling. The firefighters are from Ashkelon, Sacramento’s sister city in Israel. They are set to be in the area for about two weeks.
Israeli Heart Society & CA ACC partnership for Fellow Training: A How-To and Success Story
[July 2020] From the Israeli Heart Society and the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.
From the Israeli Heart Society and the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology. The FIT panel via Zoom entitled ” Fellow Training: A How-To and Success Story” discusses exchange of training and ideas between Israeli and California cardiologists. The partnership includes Israeli Fellows-in-Training coming to California to train and the Save a Heart Foundation.
Moderater: Ramin Manshadi, MD, FACC, FSCAI, FAHA
CA ACC Past President & Northern California Governor
Norman Lepor, MD, FACC, FAHA, FSCAI, CA ACC Past President, Southern California Governor
Dr. Yzhar Charuzi, Save A Heart Foundation
Dr. Doron Zahger, Israeli Heart Society President
Lianna Collinge, CAE, Chief Operating Officer, California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology
Prof. Ronen Rubinshtein MD FACC FESC, Israeli Heart Society General Secretary
Dr. Paul J. Wang, MD, FACC, Professor of Medicine, Stanford University Medical Center, Director of the Stanford Cardiac Arrhythmia Service and Professor of Medicine and of Bioengineering
CA ACC Governors and Israeli Heart Society
Left Photo: 2019 Israel Heart Society meeting in Tel Aviv when CA ACC Governor Ramin Manshadi, MD, FACC, FSCAI, FAHA, gifted the leaders with personalized autographed jerseys from their national Israel Soccer player, Dekel Kinaan, who now plays for the Sacramento Republic.
Right Photo: 2019 CA ACC Governor Ramin Manshadi, MD, FACC, FSCAI, FAHA, speaking in Tel Aviv at the Israel Heart Society meeting.
Israeli Heart Society Resources
The Israel Heart Society (IHS) was founded in 1952 in Haifa and currently has 709 active members. The aims of the Society: to enhance the professional and scientific knowledge of therapy and prevention of heart diseases in Israel. IHS is a formal society of the Israel Medical Association, and acts as a formal representative of the cardiology community in Israel as recognized by its scientific committee.
IHS is a formal member of:
The British Cardiovascular Society (BCS) was founded in 1922 and has evolved into a complex organisation that plays a pivotal role in the delivery of cardiovascular health across the UK. There are currently over 2,500 members of the BCS. The membership is growing steadily and includes the great majority, probably 90%, of UK consultant cardiologists. Many Specialist registrars, GPs with a special interest, Nurses and other professionals with an interest in cardiovascular medicine are also member.