Accreditation Resources

Up-to-date documents related to accreditation of Cardiovascular Fellowship training programs including the COCATS 4 recommendations, 2020 ACGME Milestones, and ACC program requirements.

Core Cardiovascular Training Statement (COCATS)

COCATS outlines ACC’s recommended training requirements for adult cardiovascular medicine fellowship programs. Each COCATS Task Force Report covers a specific field of competency in cardiovascular disease, includes curricular content (milestones) within each domain, and lists potential evaluation tools.

  1. Ambulatory, Consultative, and Longitudinal Care
  2. Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine
  3. ECG/Ambulatory ECG, and Exercise Testing
  4. Multimodality Imaging
  5. Echocardiography
  6. Nuclear Cardiology
  7. Cardiovascular Computed Tomographic Imaging
  8. Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  9. Vascular Medicine
  10. Cardiac Catheterization
  11. Arrhythmia Diagnosis and Management, Cardiac Pacing, and Electrophysiology
  12. Heart Failure
  13. Critical Care Cardiology
  14. Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  15. Cardiovascular Research and Scholarly Activity

ACGME Documents

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