Happy Heart Month!!
Hopefully many of you have already been celebrating Heart Month with last week’s #WearRed day. See below for a list of social media events still to come this month. If you haven’t contributed to the conversation about Heart Month yet, there’s still time. It doesn’t have to be fancy or complicated. Here are a few easy ideas to spread the word:
If you have other easy quick tips on how to spread the word about Heart Month, please let us know. Also, CV Summit is this week. If you haven’t signed up, go here now so that you can hear the latest on practical business solutions for challenges we face in delivering high value care in this ever changing health care environment. The Summit is virtual this year and accessible everywhere. Don’t miss the opportunity to join.
Katie Berlacher, MD, FACC
President, Pennsylvania Chapter ACC
Governor, Western Pennsylvania
Congenital Heart Disease Awareness Week
February 7 – 14
Cardiac Rehab Awareness Week
February 14 – 20
Heart Failure Awareness Week
National Donor Day
Sunday, February 14
National Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day
Monday, February 22
February 2020 - Jessica Oh, MD
Reflections on Starting Residency in the Middle of a Global PandemicI never imagined I would start my residency in the middle of a global pandemic. That I would be worried about PPE availability. Or be afraid of contracting a new virus that scientists were racing to find more information on, a virus that could potentially have life threatening consequences. To read the rest, click here.
Humans of Cardiology is an opportunity for PaACC members to share motivating stories about their personal and professional lives and was inspired by the wildly popular Humans of New York series. Submit your story and view past posts here.
Need to Know Therapeutics & Diagnostics
Join us for the PaACC CVT educational conference as we discuss many HOT topics in cardiology! We have applied for CEU for this meeting. For more information and to register, click here.
ACC Membership Renewal
The ACC and Chapter membership renewal deadline is just around the corner on December 10th. This year, the greater ACC community has rallied together to face unprecedented challenges to our practices and our communities.
Be sure your voice is at the table in 2021. Our membership prices are the same. Additionally, if you’re unable to pay your full renewal amount—contact us. Your membership is worth more than a single year’s dues payment, and we’re happy to work with you on alternate payment options for 2021.
Additionally, at the Chapter level, we’ve been hard at work providing you with localized opportunities for involvement, education and networking—plus providing you with representation to lawmakers and decision makers at the local and state levels.
Keep ACC as your cardiovascular home as together we transform CV care and improve heart health.
Renew online or by calling ACC Member Care at 202-375-6000, ext. 5603.
CORONAVIRUS AND YOUR HEART: DON'T IGNORE HEART SYMPTOMS
ACC CardioSmart recently published the infographic below to emphasize the importance of maintaining heart health through the epidemic. Click here for additional information.