Become an Cardiovascular(CV) Team Member

Non-physician members of the cardiovascular care team can choose between two tiers of membership:

Designed for those who spend the majority of their professional time in the cardiovascular field, this member level provides access to all of ACC's member benefits and support tools, including educational and networking resources.

Qualified Professionals Membership is open to the following professionals:

  • Clinical Nurse Specialists
  • PAs
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Clinical Pharmacists
  • Registered Nurses
  • Genetic Counselors
  • Cardiovascular Technologists (Sonographers*, Electrophysiology Specialists*, Invasive Specialists*, Vascular Specialists*, Perfusionists)
  • Cardiovascular Rehabilitation Professionals (Clinical Psychologists, Clinical Social Workers, Exercise Physiologists, Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Registered Dietitians)

*Certified by Cardiovascular Credentialing International or the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography



  • US Resident

    $131/Annual Dues

    • Application Fee
  • Outside of the US

    $60/Annual Dues

    • Application Fee

Membership Criteria

Cardiovascular Team Member

To apply, candidates must:

  • Hold a current state licensure
  • Spend the majority of your professional time in the cardiovascular field

What you need to apply:

  • You will need to provide your license number on your application.
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Cardiovascular Team Member - Outside of US

To apply, candidates must:

  • Be licensed to practice in your country of employment.
  • Spend the majority of your professional time in the cardiovascular field.

What You Need to Apply:

  • Applicants must upload one of the following with the application:
    • Copy of practicing license
    • Employment verification
    • A sponsorship letter signed by a current Fellow of the ACC, Associate of the ACC or CV Team member
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