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Be sure to download the ACC Advocacy Action mobile app to get easy access to ACC’s advocacy priorities and timely talking points to share during congressional visits. The app was designed to help members engage with lawmakers and influence health policy. Download it today on iTunes (iPhone, iPad) and Google Play (Android devices).

ACC Leadership Page Examines Clinical Guidance vs. Guidelines and Importance of Science
In a new JACC Leadership Page, ACC President Dipti Itchhaporia, MD, FACC, reflects on the lessons learned from COVID-19 and the use of clinical guidance in the absence of guidelines. While the College has continuously provided guidance tools, such as the comprehensive COVID-19 Hub filled with links to the latest published research and health policy updates, it has also leaned on science to communicate evidence-based recommendations for prevention, diagnosis and treatment across the spectrum of cardiovascular disease in the form of guidelines. “It is science with research and evidence that continues to give us hope in the face of ongoing uncertainties,” Itchhaporia writes. “Hence, there is no better time than now to hold science in high regard and promote scientific culture by believing in, respecting, and loving science.” Read more. 

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