2019 ACC Asia Conference together with JCC 2019

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United by our shared commitment of transforming cardiovascular care, the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and Japanese College of Cardiology (JCC) invite you to join us for an innovative educational experience that will strengthen your everyday practice. The ACC Asia Conference 2019, held together with JCC2019, is designed to deliver an engaging forum to critically examine evidence-based strategies as well as contemporary best practices and clinical decision-making to reach our common objective of improving heart health of patients with cardiovascular disease.

Attend this conference and you will:

Challenge the norm: Discuss, share and critique the latest in cardiovascular prevention and care with GLOBAL EXPERTS and return to your practice ready to improve the care of your patients.

Lead the way: LOCAL LEARNING designed to empower you to transform your community through topics such as Lessons from the Leaders and Top Clinical Trials to Change Your Practice, as well as the latest in acute coronary syndrome, heart failure, valvular disease, arrhythmia and prevention.

Power your mind: Find PRACTICAL SOLUTIONS for everyday problems by using real-world approaches to guideline-driven care. Challenge your knowledge in participant driven sessions such as Rapid Fire ECG and Imaging Interpretation.

Ignite conversation: Network with faculty from leading cardiovascular societies around the world in an intimate setting and CREATE CONNECTIONS with colleagues through shared discussion and bi-directional learning.

PLUS: Enjoy the benefit of ACC International Associate membership for 1 year included with registration.

Strive to be your best and join us in our vision of a world where innovation and knowledge optimize cardiovascular care and outcomes.

Highlights from the ACC Asia Conference 2018


This conference is intended for practicing cardiologists and fellows in training in the Asia Pacific region.


The overall goal of this conference is to examine emerging trends and evidence-based strategies as well as contemporary best practices resulting in guideline-driven, practical cardiovascular prevention and management for patients with cardiovascular disease.

Conference Co-Chairs

Aaron D. Kugelmass, MD, FACC
Vice President, Baystate Health
Medical Director, Heart and Vascular Program
Chief, Division of Cardiology
Lecturer, Tufts University School of Medicine
Springfield, MA, USA

Keiichi Fukuda, MD, PhD, FACC
Professor and Chair, Department of Cardiology
Keio University School of Medicine
ACC Japan Chapter Governor
Tokyo, Japan

Vice Chair

Fred M. Kusumoto, MD, FACC
Director, Heart Rhythm Services
Mayo Clinic
Jacksonville, FL, USA


Antonio Colombo, MD, FACC
Director, Cardiac Cath Lab and Interventional Cardiology Unit
EMO GVM Centro Cuore, Columbus and San Raffaele Hospital
Milan, Italy

Frederick A. Masoudi, MD, MSPH, FACC
Professor of Medicine
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Aurora, CO, USA

Paul J. Mather MD, FACC
Professor of Clinical Medicine
Heart Failure Transplant Program
Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA, USA

Pamela B. Morris, MD, FACC
Associate Professor of Medicine, Cardiology
Director, Seinsheimer Cardiovascular Health Program
Co-Director, Women's Heart Care
Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, SC, USA

To Register online for the Course please click the Register button at the top of the page.

If you have any special Dietary requirements, please note that this is now captured through your online profile. To enable us to accommodate your request, please ensure that your profile is up to date. If you select the (other) option, a member of our team will be in touch to discuss your needs. If you require assistance, please contact the Resource Center at 800-253-4636, ext. 5603.

ACC Member and Nonmember Physicians: $160 USD

Medical Staff, FITS, Nurses: $50 USD

If you require a Visa, please be sure to select this option during online registration.

Residents of some countries require a VISA for visiting Japan. Please visit the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan's website at https://www.mofa.go.jp/j_info/visit/visa/ to inquire on visa requirements for your country of residence.

If you require a VISA and you need supporting documents from the Congress, an additional fee of $65 USD will be charged for the following:

  1. Letter of Reason for Invitation
  2. Letter of Guarantee
  3. Certificate of Employment of Guarantor
  4. Schedule of Stay
  5. Congress Information
  6. Shipping fees of documents

Upon receiving your request, we will arrange for a travel representative from our Japanese based conference planning company to contact you by email to facilitate the preparation of your supporting documents.