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Learn From Esteemed Faculty at Heart Valve Summit

July 26, 2019

Educational Opportunities

Join your colleagues for the highly interactive and unique Heart Valve Summit: Medical, Surgical and Interventional Decision Making, taking place Oct. 3 – 5 in Chicago, IL.

Cardiology Magazine; July 2019

Check Out the July Issue of Cardiology; Your Member Magazine

July 23, 2019

Highlights From Cardiology Magazine

Cardiology is the ACC's flagship member magazine — your member magazine — providing cardiovascular professionals with a comprehensive source for clinical and professional news. Find links to all of the July issue's articles and share on social media!

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New VHD Post-ACC.19 Content

July 12, 2019

Quick Reads and Recommendations

Check out the ACC.19 Meeting Coverage Page for post-meeting content on valvular heart disease (VHD) to reinforce the teaching points and education presented during ACC.19.

ACC.19 Update

PVD Section Meeting at ACC.19

January 21, 2019

ACC Annual Scientific Session 2019

Join us at ACC.19 for the Peripheral Vascular Disease Section Meeting, taking place Sunday, March 17, from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. CT.

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Enhance Your Knowledge on PAD

October 15, 2018

Educational Opportunities

Enhance your knowledge on peripheral artery disease (PAD) and earn CME credit/MOC points with two recent Certified Patient Cases on ACC.org.

Cardiology Magazine, Sept. 2018

Peripheral Vascular Disease Section | The September Issue of Cardiology, YOUR Member Magazine, is Live! Read it All Online!

September 21, 2018

Highlights From Cardiology Magazine

The September 2018 issue of Cardiology, YOUR member magazine, is now live! Cardiology provides cardiovascular professionals with comprehensive clinical, professional and health policy news; feature-length articles on the top trends and innovations in cardiovascular medicine; expert commentary from leaders in the cardiovascular field; quick-read summaries of the latest research from the JACC Journals and other major cardiovascular journals; profiles of ACC members, like you; and so much more!

ACC.19 Update

ACC Members, ACC.19 Registration is Now Open!

September 12, 2018

ACC Annual Scientific Session 2019

ACC.19 registration is NOW OPEN exclusively for ACC members. Nonmember registration will open Wednesday, Sept. 26. Register early for the lowest rates and best selection of hotel rooms!

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JACC CV Health Promotion Series Address Top 8 Risk Factors

September 7, 2018

Highlights From JACC

A series of eight state-of-the-art reviews is now publishing in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC). One review is publishing each week, examining the top risk factors affecting the cardiovascular health of patients: diet, tobacco, lipid control/cholesterol, blood pressure, psychological health, weight, physical activity and blood sugar.

Cardiology Magazine August 2018

Peripheral Vascular Disease Section | The August Issue of Cardiology, YOUR Member Magazine, is Live! Read it All Online!

August 17, 2018

Highlights From Cardiology Magazine

The August 2018 issue of Cardiology, YOUR member magazine, is now live! Cardiology provides cardiovascular professionals with comprehensive clinical, professional and health policy news; feature-length articles on the top trends and innovations in cardiovascular medicine; expert commentary from leaders in the cardiovascular field; quick-read summaries of the latest research from the JACC Journals and other major cardiovascular journals; profiles of ACC members, like you; and so much more!

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ACC.18 PVD Section Meeting and Highlights Session

February 20, 2018

Join us in Orlando on Sunday, March 11, from 5:00 – 6:15 p.m. ET, for an unrivaled networking opportunity at ACC.18. The PVD Section Meeting is an opportunity to connect with colleagues in your specialty and interact with Section leaders.

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Hear From the Experts on the Hottest Trials From AHA 2017

November 28, 2017

In the latest ACC Cardiology Hour, Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, MACC, is joined by Deepak L. Bhatt, MD, MPH, FACC; Rachel J. Lampert, MD, FACC; Prediman K. Shah, MD, MACC; and Chadwick W. Stouffer, MD, in a roundtable discussion of the hottest trials from AHA 2017 in Anaheim, CA. Among the trials discussed are DACAB, CANVAS, EXSCEL, POISE-2 and more.

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Apply for ACC’s Membership Committee by Sept. 22

September 13, 2017

In conjunction with the ACC Committee Nominations cycle, the College’s Membership Committee is now accepting applications through Sept. 22. The Membership Committee was established as part of the 2015 College’s governance transformation and serves as standing committee of the College, reporting directly to the Board of Trustees.

Cardiology August 2017

The August 2017 Issue of Cardiology, ACC's Flagship Member Magazine, is LIVE!

August 21, 2017

The August 2017 issue of Cardiology, ACC’s flagship member magazine, is now live! Cardiology provides cardiovascular professionals with comprehensive clinical, professional and health policy news; feature-length articles on the top trends and innovations in cardiovascular medicine; expert commentary from leaders in the cardiovascular field; quick-read summaries of the latest research from the JACC Journals and other major cardiovascular journals; profiles of ACC members, like you; and so much more!

Cardiology Magazine, July 2017

The July 2017 Issue of Cardiology, ACC's Flagship Member Magazine, is LIVE!

July 20, 2017

The July 2017 issue of Cardiology, ACC’s flagship member magazine, is now live! Cardiology provides cardiovascular professionals with comprehensive clinical, professional and health policy news; feature-length articles on the top trends and innovations in cardiovascular medicine; expert commentary from leaders in the cardiovascular field; quick-read summaries of the latest research from the JACC Journals and other major cardiovascular journals; profiles of ACC members, like you; and so much more!

Meetings

Call For Applications: Annual Scientific Session Vice Chair

July 20, 2017

The ACC is seeking qualified candidates to serve as vice chair of the Annual Scientific Session for a two-year term of office for ACC.19 and ACC.20, moving on to assume another two-year term as chair of ACC.21 and ACC.22.

Cardiology

The June 2017 Issue of Cardiology, ACC's Flagship Member Magazine, is LIVE!

June 27, 2017

The June 2017 issue of Cardiology, ACC’s flagship member magazine, is now live! Cardiology provides cardiovascular professionals with comprehensive clinical, professional and health policy news; feature-length articles on the top trends and innovations in cardiovascular medicine; expert commentary from leaders in the cardiovascular field; quick-read summaries of the latest research from the JACC Journals and other major cardiovascular journals; profiles of ACC members, like you; and so much more!

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In Memoriam: Alan T. Hirsch, MD, FACC

April 24, 2017

On behalf of the ACC and the Peripheral Vascular Disease Section, we are deeply saddened to announce the sudden and unexpected passing of our dear colleague, Dr. Alan T. Hirsch.

ACC.17

This Saturday: All-Section Meeting & Reception at ACC.17

March 14, 2017

Attending ACC.17? Join us for the All-Section Meeting & Reception at ACC.17! The event happening THIS Saturday, March 18, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at the Marriott Marquis will give you a chance to learn more about what ACC's 19+ Member Sections are working to accomplish and to connect with members in your specialty or interest areas.

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Don’t Forget: PVD Section Meeting THIS Saturday

March 14, 2017

There's still time to register for this Saturday's Peripheral Vascular Disease Section Meeting at ACC.17. We'll be meeting at the Marriott Marquis hotel from 5:15 – 6:00 p.m. and discussing recent Section successes and goals for the coming year. Network with your peers, engage with Section leadership and discover how you can get more involved. RSVP now!

Meetings

Apply Now: Peripheral Vascular Disease Section FIT Travel Awards for ACC.17

January 26, 2017

The ACC PVD Member Section has a limited number of travel awards available to cover expense for a PVD Section FIT member to travel to the 2017 Annual Scientific Sessions in Washington, D.C.  The award provides funding for airfare, lodging, meals, and ground transportation to the conference that will be held March 17-19, 2017. Apply today!

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New PAD Guideline Emphasizes Medical Therapy, Exercise

December 2, 2016

Joint guidelines for the treatment of peripheral artery disease (PAD), which include recommendations on the use of antiplatelet therapy to reduce the risk of blood clots and statin drugs to lower cholesterol and advise PAD patients to participate in a structured exercise program, were published Nov. 13 by the ACC and the American Heart Association.

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Highlighting-New-Developments-in-PVD-Treatment

July 6, 2016

The Spring issue of Cardiology magazine highlights the latest developments in peripheral vascular disease (PVD) treatment and management. “In 2015, three major pivotal trials confirmed the safety and efficacy of paclitaxel-coated balloons in the endovascular treatment of femoropopliteal artery disease: the IN.PACT SFA trial, the LEVANT 2 trial, and the five-year follow-up of the THUNDER trial.” Thosaphol Limpijankit, MD, FACC, explains that “these trials demonstrated...

Meetings

Coalition Addresses Medicare Committee on PAD Interventions

June 9, 2016

In the Peripheral Matters Column in a recent issue of CardioSource WorldNews: Interventions, Mehdi H. Shishehbor, DO, MPH, PhD, FACC; Herbert D. Aronow, MD, MPH, FACC; and Michael R. Jaff, DO, FACC, members of ACC’s Peripheral Vascular Disease Section Leadership Council...

Meetings

PVD Condition Center Now Live on CardioSmart.org

December 14, 2015

ACC’s patient resource website, CardioSmart.org, has launched a new condition center on peripheral vascular disease (PVD), aimed at helping patients understand their condition and providing them with the resources they need to maintain their heart health. Clinicians are encouraged to direct their patients to the condition center for information such as a patient-focused overview of peripheral arterial disease (PAD), questions to ask physicians, and related fact sheets on PAD and walking for exercise.

Best of ACC.org

Best of ACC.org: The Evolution of Vascular Medicine

December 3, 2015

When the ACC was founded after World War II, the chief breakthrough in medicine was the advent of antibiotics. These new, transformative drugs resulted in the overthrow of infectious disease as the nation’s leading cause of death and cardiovascular disease emerged as the new top killer. This swift rise to prominence along with innovations in research, technology and widespread availability of health insurance, worked to shape cardiology into a major academic and clinical discipline.

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ACC Speaks For PAD Therapies at CMS Meeting

July 27, 2015

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) convened a Medicare Evidence Development & Coverage Advisory Committee (MEDCAC) to inform future/potential decision making of coverage on July 22 regarding patients with lower extremity peripheral arterial disease (PAD). The panel of physicians and other experts voted on questions considering the scientific evidence of existing interventions in asymptomatic, intermittent claudication and critical limb ischemia patients.

ACC.org Clinical Topic Collections

Updates to the Vascular Medicine Clinical Topic Collection

July 7, 2015

In a recent Expert Analysis, Konstantinos Charitakis, MD, and Dmitriy N. Feldman, MD, FACC, take an in-depth look at atherectomy for lower extremity intervention. “Endovascular technological advances have made a minimally invasive percutaneous approach the treatment of choice in the initial management of the majority of symptomatic patients over the traditional surgical approach,” Charitakis and Feldman state.

ACC.org Clinical Topic Collections

A Closer Look at Atherectomy for Lower Extremity Intervention

June 20, 2015

In a recent Expert Analysis, Konstantinos Charitakis, MD, and Dmitriy N. Feldman, MD, FACC, take an in-depth look at atherectomy for lower extremity intervention. "Endovascular technological advances have made a minimally invasive percutaneous approach the treatment of choice in the initial management of the majority of symptomatic patients over the traditional surgical approach," Charitakis and Feldman state.