Join the American College of Cardiology as an Affiliate member and you’ll gain access to all the networking, care tools and resources—including the JACC Journals—that you need to improve care for your patients. (link to benefits page)

Apply via this track if you are currently a Cardiovascular Veterinarian, Emergency Medical Professional, Geriatrician or Health IT Manager.

Cardiovascular Veterinarian $100
Emergency Medical Professional $100
Geriatrician $100
Health IT Manager $100
Application Fee $25
  What You Need Before You Apply
  What You Need Before You Apply

  Health IT Managers: What You Need to Apply

Health IT Managers: What You Need to Apply

Membership Criteria

All applicants must:

    Hold membership in a recognized Health IT society or obtain a letter of recommendation from a current member of the ACC. Society memberships accepted include:
    • Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society
    • eHealth Initiative
    • American Association of Healthcare Administrative Management
    • Medical Group Management Association
    • European Association of Healthcare IT Managers
    • American Health Information Management Association
    • American Medical Informatics Association
  • Hold a current role as a data manager or health IT manager within their current institution or practice
  • Have an advanced degree in IT (BS or above) or active participation with an ACC or STS data registry
  • Spend the majority of their professional time engaged in nonclinical activities. Those cardiovascular team members who spend the majority of their time in clinical engagements should apply via the Cardiovascular Team membership category.

Please allow up to 2 weeks for your application to be processed and your membership information to be sent to you. Contact resource@acc.org to check on the status of your application.

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  Geriatricians: What You Need to Apply

Geriatricians: What You Need to Apply

Applicants must submit a letter of sponsorship from a current Fellow of the American College of Cardiology. The sponsor letter must be uploaded with your application and meet the following requirements.

  Sponsor and Sponsor Letter Requirements

Sponsor and Sponsor Letter Requirements

Applicants are required to submit two letters of sponsorship from current FACCs.

Sponsorship Letter Requirements:

  • Letters must be included with your application
  • Letters must be on the sponsor’s business letterhead, dated and signed by the sponsor
  • Letters should detail your accomplishments of distinction, such as hospital, medical society or educational leadership
  • Letters should be original in content—substantially identical letters will be rejected

Sponsor Requirements:

  • Sponsors must be current FACCs
  • Sponsors must be well acquainted with your current professional activities
  • Your relatives may not sponsor you

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  Veterinarians: What You Need to Apply

Veterinarians: What You Need to Apply

Applicants must meet one of the following requirements:

  • Be a current diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) or the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ECVIM)
  • OR be enrolled in a cardiology training program approved by ACVIM or ECVIM

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  Why Join: Your Membership Benefits
  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 website, ACC.org, filled with the latest news and information
  • Receive membership in your local chapter for additional networking and educational opportunities locally.