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President's Message

may 2022

Dear PaACC Members:

As we head toward summer vacations, many of you likely are planning to travel. You can join PaACC on an excursion to Italy - without leaving your office. Your Pennsylvania Chapter and the Associazione Nazionale Medici Cardiologi Ospedalieri (ANMCO) are a part of the American College of Cardiology’s International Outreach program, commonly called “twinning". Under this program, cardiovascular societies from around the world come together in a formal manner to connect members for education and friendship. This June, PaACC and ANMCO are joining together to produce the:


This session will review critical late breaking clinical trials from the past nine months.  Join our distinguished panel for a review of a selection of trials from ACC.23, AHA, and ESC including:


CLEAR Outcomes

5-yrs follow-up of COAPT



Date: June 5

Time: 1:00-2:00pm Eastern Daylight Time (1900 central European time)


The ANMCO-PaACC relationship was formed through a desire of both organizations to develop long-term relationships between cardiovascular professionals in the United States and Italy. PaACC was one of the pioneering chapters of the international outreach concept starting in 2011 with education presented at ACC Annual Scientific Sessions and continues to develop relationships today with education, leadership meetings, and exchange programs. Look for more collaborations from ANMCO and PaACC in the months to come!

Did You Know?

Several members of PaACC recently joined faculty from around the country to develop the Palliative Care for the Cardiovascular Clinician online course. If you are interested in deepening your palliative care knowledge so that you can improve the care of your patients with serious illness, and you like the idea of 20.5 hours of free continuing education credits, please check out this ACC online learning offering: It's also free for non-ACC members so please share with your colleagues!

We hope you have a great upcoming start to your summer!

Srinath Adusumalli, MD, MSHP, MBMI, FACC

President, PaACC

Governor, Eastern PA


2023 PA Jeopardy Team

The PaACC Jeopardy Team from Tower Health was in the Finals for ACC Jeopardy at ACC.23 in New Orleans and their final ranking was #3 out of 40 Chapters!

Team members Doctors Oreoluwa Oladiran, Tuoyo Mene-Afejuku, Tayyab Waheed and Hamza Hafeez deserve our congratulations!  Thanks for representing the Commonwealth of PA in such an excellent manner.

Special thanks for the efforts of DMEDr. Wei Du who was very supportive and  provided remaining funding to add to the PaACC grants;  the Associate Program Director Dr. Julian Diaz-Fraga who is a constant force and motivation for the program; and Ms. Jessica Martinez, program coordinator, who helped arrange Jeopardy try outs, and the trips to preliminary state rounds in Washington, D.C and the finals in NOLA. 

The Pennsylvania Chapter ACC supports the American College of Cardiology’s statement of support for the Ukrainian people; see this link for the full statement.

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Date: June 5

Time: 1:00-2:00pm Eastern Daylight Time (1900 central European time)

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The PaACC is interested in promoting research that addresses physician and CVTeam wellness, diversity and inclusion. 

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