One of the members of the ACC and the Philippine Heart Association, William Chua, MD, FACC, is a well-known painter and sculptor. Chua has been donating some of his prized work to medical museums, hospitals and medical societies. The proceeds from his recent exhibits at the Makati Shangri-La and Edsa Shangri-La hotels have been donated to charity for scholarships for nurses, doctors and other professions. Chua created "Diastole" specifically for the College, and representatives from the Philippine Heart Association presented the sculpture to ACC Past President Patrick T. O'Gara, MD, MACC, during ACC.15.
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