Register Now: TNACC State Meeting November 3-4, 2017

Register now for the Tennessee Chapter of the American College of Cardiology in Nashville on Friday, Nov. 3, and Saturday, Nov. 4, for an opportunity to learn and connect with your colleagues from across the state. The meeting will be held at the Downtown Nashville Doubletree by Hilton, 315 4th Avenue North. TNACC’s room block at…  Continue Reading

Call For Nominations: ACC Vice President and Trustees

Submit your recommendations to ACC’s Nominating Committee for ACC Vice President and Trustees by July 3. Each Trustee will serve up to a three-year term. The Vice President serves a one-year term, and is thereafter eligible to assume the position of the President. To serve as Vice President, an individual must have first served at least…  Continue Reading

MOC Legislation in Tennessee

Dear Colleagues, We need to keep a sharp on on the below!  Thanks, Douglas J. Pearce   One of TMA’s priority bills for the 2017 legislative session addressing Maintenance of Certification burdens got final approval from the General Assembly on May 10. The bill, as amended, will prevent MOC from being required for state licensure….  Continue Reading

Quit Smoking Infographic Available

Smoking is the second leading cause of cardiovascular disease, following high blood pressure. People who smoke are up to six times more likely to suffer a heart attack than non-smokers. However quitting is not easy and patients are often complaining about not knowing how to stop smoking. The ACC’s CardioSmart team has developed an infographic…  Continue Reading

Stay In Touch with TNACC and ACC via Social Media

Stay in touch with TNACC on Twitter: @TNChapterACC  In addition, connect to ACC’s Twitter profile @ACCinTouch.  The College also has a profile dedicated to advocacy-related news (@Cardiology). CardioSmart, the ACC’s patient education and support program, also has patient-centered cardiovascular news available through Facebook, Twitter (@CardioSmart), and YouTube. For more information about ACC’s social media channels,…  Continue Reading