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About the ECS

Emirates Cardiac Society


MISSION

To educate the public and healthcare professionals in reducing the burden of cardiovascular disease in the UAE. The Emirates Cardiac Society promotes health education within the community, raising awareness of health issues amongst the population and establishes strong partnerships with national and international health agencies and establishments.

VISION

To establish a strong network for the management, education and research so as to improve the quality of life and longevity, through better prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heart disease.

CORE VALUES

  • Excellence: The Emirates Cardiac Society is flexible and is able to deal with the expectations of the members as well as the public and exceeds their expectations by answering queries as well as provides solutions for the problems.
  • Quality: Complies with best standards and practices, ensuring that the Emirates Cardiac Society wins the trust of the members and the public.
  • Team work: The Emirates Cardiac Society actively engages with its members and the public and provides support and advice to the community at large. Team spirit prevails and channels open are always for communication.
  • Financial Effectiveness: Optimal use of resources through good planning, and priority settings.

About the ACC

American College of Cardiology


MISSION

The mission of the American College of Cardiology (ACC) is to transform cardiovascular care and improve heart health.

ENDURING PURPOSE

The ACC strives to achieve its enduring purpose: to improve cardiovascular health through education, research, quality care and health policy.

VISION

The members of the College will dramatically reduce the incidence, severity and complications of cardiovascular disease as we promote prevention, reduce disparities in health care, and improve personal and population-based cardiovascular health.

CORE VALUES

  • Professionalism: The interests of patients are primary.
  • Knowledge: The College must promote growth, dissemination and application of knowledge about cardiovascular medicine.
  • Value of the cardiovascular specialist: The cardiovascular profession makes a distinct contribution to medical care that should be recognized and enhanced.
  • Integrity: Honesty, compliance with legal requirements, and ethical behavior are essential in all activities.
  • Member driven: The College and its major activities must be led by active members and must promote volunteerism.
  • Inclusiveness: The College involves a broad range of volunteers that reflects the composition of its membership.

Congress Facts

Bringing you the latest topics & themes in Endocrinology


KEY TALKS

  • Type 2 DM: Consensus and Controversies
  • The Year in Obesity, Adrenal and Thyroid
  • Cushing Syndrome: New Advances
  • Diabetes Management in 2017
  • Clinical Applications of Molecular Genetics
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Endocrine Disorders in Pregnancy

TARGET AUDIENCE

  • Endocrinologists & Diabetologists
  • Pediatricians
  • Family Medicine Physicians & Internists
  • Primary Care Doctors
  • Clinical Pharmacists
  • Dietitians
  • Hospitalists
  • Gynecologists
  • Nurses & Medical Students

SESSIONS

  • Key Note Address
  • State-of-the-Art Talks
  • State-of-the-Science Talks
  • Meet-the-Expert Sessions
  • Clinical Practice Symposia
  • Annual AACE Gulf Chapter Debate
  • Oral Communication Sessions
  • Poster Tours
  • Industry Talks