Cardiovascular Veterinarian

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Join the American College of Cardiology

The cardiovascular systems of animals and humans have many similarities, as do their CV diseases and even many treatments. As an Affiliate member of the ACC, you’ll gain access to resources that will help you stay at the top of your field and administer only the best cardiovascular care.

Applicants should have the recognized/accredited education, training and certification/licensure OR a relevant appointment at a recognized institution.

Why Join: Your Membership Benefits

What do you get for your membership dollars?

As a member you can:

  • Read about the latest clinical developments in five JACC journals: The Journal of the American College of Cardiology, JACC: Imaging, JACC: Interventions, JACC: Heart Failure and JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology.
  • Access the latest guidelines—including on-the-go with ACC’s new guidelines app
  • Save with deep discounts on digital products and live courses—including savings on the ACC Annual Scientific Session worth more than the cost of membership alone
  • Stay up-to-date with 300+ FREE educational opportunities
  • Network with over 47,000 cardiovascular professionals worldwide
  • Gain unrestricted access to ACC’s new website,, filled with the latest news and information
  • Receive membership in your local chapter for additional networking and educational opportunities locally
How to Apply: The Application Process

Applications are welcome on a rolling basis! Apply at any time throughout the year.

To apply, submit your application packet consisting of:

  1. Completed Application Form
  2. Be sure to note that you are either a current diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) or the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ECVIM) OR that you are enrolled in a cardiology training program approved by ACVIM or ECVIM.
  3. Payment of Annual Dues and Nonrefundable Application Fee.

Submit your application to:

Membership Services
2400 N Street, NW
Washington, DC, 20037

Please allow 4-6 weeks for your application to be processed and your membership information to be sent to you. Contact to check on the status of your application.

Annual Dues and Fees

Please submit total payment of $125 with the application.

Annual dues are $100 US. Payment of a one-time application fee of $25 is required to apply.