Take Action!

In a letter to Congressional leadership, ACC advocated for these policies to be included in the fourth COVID-19 relief package:

  • Ensure stability of medical practices
  • Provide ongoing flexibility and appropriate payment for telehealth
  • Provide resources for PPE and reliable testing
  • Include the Coronavirus Provider Protection (CARES) Act
  • Alleviate burdens of prior authorization
  • Defer administrative programs including MIPS requirements and AUC

Please urge Congress to support cardiovascular clinicians, their patients, and the entire health care system.  It takes less than a minute! 

Take Action! COVID-19 Legislation

 

Call for Nominees from Upper Peninsula

The Nominating Committee is accepting nominations for the District 1 representative to the Chapter Board. The Board is the governing body of the Chapter.

It you are interested in serving on the Board or want more information about it, contact Alice Betz alice@accmi.org or 517-663-6622.

FIT Council Publishes Account of COVID Dialog

The True Test of Leadership is How Well You Function in a Crisis, by Past FIT Council Co-chairs Alex Kassier, MD and Moumita Naidu, MD, recounts their work during the thick of the COVID crisis to create a dialog among fellows and fellowship program directors. The article was published in ACC's FIT Section Update

"The FIT Council brought both groups together as they navigated this unprecedented challenge," said Chapter President David Wohns, MD. "I believe all involved grew through this process and I congratulate the FIT Council on their leadership and for sharing this story."

32nd Annual Chapter Conference Goes Virtual

The Chapter's virtual annual conference will deliver unique, timely, and practical content in a series of webinars this fall. Watch your email for dates and program details in the coming weeks.

Note: In case you had marked your calendar, the conference was to have been November 6-7.

Motown Virtual Amyloidosis Symposium

August 15 and 29

10:00 am - 12:00 pm


Two info-packed symposia giving a full overview of amyloidosis from diagnosis to testing and treatment options with case reviews by expert faculty.


DETAILS & REGISTRATION

Post Your CE Program on the Chapter Website

Non-profit organizations and hospitals may post information about education programs that are accredited for CME, CNE, CPE or other CV team clinician continuing education at accmi.org.

The cost is $250 and includes the website posting (example here) and an announcement in this newsletter (example above).

To post your program, send a program description (less than 150 words) and a link to program details to alice @accmi.org.


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