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

A world where innovation and knowledge optimize cardiovascular care and outcomes.

CORE VALUES

 

Patient-Centered

  • Advocate on behalf of the cardiovascular patient population in promotion of the public good
  • Practice organizational altruism — the safety and needs of cardiovascular patients are central to everything we do
  • Support and educate patients and clinicians in the practice of shared decision-making
  • Encourage the patient as part of the care team

 

Teamwork and Collaboration

  • Embrace diversity by encouraging and supporting different perspectives, backgrounds, and thought
  • Build strategic partnerships Practice clear communication and transparent decision-making
  • Encourage a culture of trust, respect, and safety with all colleagues, regardless of position or title
  • Develop leaders and individuals to enhance team performance

 

Professionalism and Excellence

  • Promote a culture of continuous improvement and lifelong learning
  • Be the trusted voice for the cardiovascular community
  • Hold ourselves and our profession to the highest standards of evidence and knowledge
  • Constructively challenge the status quo through innovation
  • Strive to achieve and support balance and well-being in our roles and workplaces

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