What You Need To Apply

Sponsor Requirements

  • Sponsors must be well-acquainted with your current professional activities
  • At least one sponsor must be from your geographic area of professional activity
  • Only one sponsor may be a partner or colleague who works in your office
  • Only one sponsor may be from your training program
  • Your relatives may not sponsor you

Sponsorship Letter Requirements

  • Letters must be on 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

Bibliography Requirements

In order for your application to be evaluated fairly, please organize your bibliography using the following format. Otherwise, your application will be considered incomplete and will not be reviewed.

Do not send reprints of articles, abstracts, etc.

List your publications precisely as published with:

  • Authors
  • Title of Article
  • Name of Journal (including Volume, Page and Date)

List and number the following publication types in separate categories as follows:

  1. Published papers in cardiovascular related peer-reviewed journals indexed in PubMed or Scopus
  2. Textbook chapters, invited articles and reviews
  3. Published abstracts
  4. Miscellaneous

Supporting Documentation

Depending on your responses to the FACC Eligibility Calculator, the following documentation may be needed to complete your application:

  • Copy of your board certification certificate.
  • Copy of syllabus/program or written letter from the Society where you served as faculty or conference chairperson.
  • Copy of fellowship certificate or written letter from Society confirming fellowship in their organization.
  • Written letter from the Society confirming your term as President or Past President.
  • Written letter from the Medical Society confirming your Board or Officer appointment.
  • Written letter from the national or state CV-related health care organization.
  • Copy of research award certificate.
  • Copy of teaching award certificate.

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