Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian is honored to announce that Dipti Itchhaporia, M.D., F.A.C.C., F.A.H.A, F.E.S.C., the Eric & Sheila Samson Endowed Chair in Cardiovascular Health and director of Disease Management for the Jeffrey M. Carlton Heart & Vascular Institute at Hoag, has been appointed as the American College of Cardiology (ACC) President for 2021-2022.

During her one-year presidency, Dr. Itchhaporia will lead the more than 54,000-member global organization in its mission to transform cardiovascular care and improve heart health, with a special focus on digital transformation and furthering health equity in cardiology.

“I’m looking forward to connecting the cardiovascular community over the next year, as we emerge from a mostly virtual world, to make strides in our strategic priorities and improve heart health for our patients and communities,” said Dr. Itchhaporia.