ACC International Center

The ACC’s International Center is the home for International cardiology professionals within the ACC, advocating for and advancing the priorities of the ACC members worldwide.


Welcome to the ACC International Center: the pulse of the ACC's activities around the globe. Visit this area for information tailored to our international members. Learn about where ACC International has been, where we will be, what we're working on and how to get involved in our latest initiatives.

Health is an issue that crosses borders, and ACC International is committed to enhancing cardiovascular health through the collaboration and exchange of knowledge and resources. Our members work hard to promote dialogue exchange among cardiovascular professionals around the globe. We hope our members will use this area to discover the latest information, connect with one another and to aid the work we do to improve the quality of care worldwide.

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Member BenefitsMember Benefits

ACC's International Center provides participants with opportunities to make a difference in the cardiothoracic and vascular surgery community and:

  • Network with colleagues
  • Develop leadership skills
  • Advance your career
  • Strengthen your skills
  • Expand upon your interests within the specialty

ChairMessage From the Chair

Cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of death worldwide. International collaboration will be vital to the control of this global epidemic. The ACC has developed into a truly global organization with over 30 international chapters and members from over 100 nations. Each year, the college participates in more than 50 international meetings and involves several hundred international faculty members in College activities. The long standing and expanding relationship between ACC and its international partners makes the College uniquely positioned to play a major role in transforming cardiovascular health worldwide. I invite you to explore this website and discover opportunities for cardiovascular exchange, networking, and collaboration both at home and abroad.

Get Connected

The ACC International subgroup on LinkedIn is a space for cardiovascular professionals to network and discuss clinical and professional topics of global or regional interest. It also provides an opportunity for members of ACC’s International Chapters to connect and discuss common issues and experiences.

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