Fellowship places you among the best in cardiology today. Apply and you’ll gain professional recognition and access to benefits worth thousands. Apply via this track if you are a published academic/scientist practicing in the US/Canada. Board certification is not required to apply.

US Fellow/Associate Fellow $785
Canada Fellow/Associate Fellow $480
US/Canada Application Fee $150
(Current members with up-to-date membership pay only the application fee)
  What You Need Before You Apply
  What You Need Before You Apply

Applications are welcome on a rolling basis!

Before you begin the online application, be sure you have the following ready:

  • Two letters of sponsorship from current FACCs
  • Your bibliography should outline your publications in peer-reviewed journals indexed in PubMed or Scopus.
  • Copy of medical diploma or certificate, translated to English if received from an institution outside the US
  • Copy of diploma if you have a PhD
  • Bibliography
  •   Sponsorship Form Requirements

    Sponsorship Form Requirements:

    • Forms must be included with your application

    Sponsor Requirements:

    • Sponsors must be current FACCs
    • Sponsors must be well acquainted with your current professional activities
    • At least one sponsor must be from your geographic area of professional activity
    • Only one sponsor can be from a partner or colleague that works in your office
    • Only one sponsor can be from your training program
    • Your relatives may not sponsor you

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      Bibliography Submission Guidelines

    Bibliography Submission Guidelines

    In order for your application to be evaluated fairly, please organize your bibliography using the following format; otherwise, your application will be considered incomplete and will not be reviewed.

    Do not send reprints of articles, abstracts, etc.

    • List your publications precisely as published with:
      • Authors
      • Title of Article
      • Name of Journal (including Volume, Page and Date)
    • List and number the following publication types in separate categories as follows:
      1. Published papers in peer-reviewed journals indexed in PubMed or Scopus
      2. Textbook chapters, invited articles and reviews
      3. Published abstracts
      4. Miscellaneous

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  Membership Criteria
  Membership Criteria

Members are expected to conform to high moral standards.

To apply, candidates must:

  • Have completed cardiovascular training, if applicable
  • Have a full-time academic and/or hospital appointment
  • Dedicate at least 75% of their professional activities to CV research
  • Have made significant contributions to the scientific literature and submit a bibliography outlining said contributions
    • Have a PhD? You will need to have published 20 articles with 10 first or senior authorship in peer-reviewed journals indexed in PubMed or Scopus
    • No PhD? You will need to have published 50 articles with 20 first or senior authorship in peer-reviewed journals indexed in PubMed or Scopus