Cardiovascular Management

The ACC’s Cardiovascular (CV) Management Member Section and Leadership Council is the home for those interested in CV management within the ACC, advocating for and advancing priorities of interest to the community.

Welcome

A unique blend of forum and network, the CV Management Member Section and Leadership Council guides the ACC on issues related to CV management and works with the College to provide information, resources, activities and advocacy on CV management issues.

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Become a Member — Join Now.

Serve as a voice for CV management issues and become a part of the Section today. To join, call ACC Member Care at (800) 253-4636, ext. 5603 or check the box on your dues statement each Fall.

Member Benefits

CV Management Section membership provides participants with opportunities to make a difference in cardiovascular management and:

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

Message From the Chair

Welcome to the CV Management Section! The mission of the Cardiovascular Management Section and Leadership Council is to provide a forum regarding topics on CV management for cardiologists, CV administrators, FITs and other members of the CV team. We seek to serve as a resource for others within the ACC regarding non-clinical topics important to the business of cardiology. To achieve this, we work to facilitate the growth of knowledge of non-clinical competencies for individual members as well as other components of the College. Read More »

Section News

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Check Your Email For PPIS Reminder From Mathematica

February 5, 2024

Announcements

Mathematica sent an email reminder on Jan. 25 to approximately 10,000 physician practices representing nearly 200,000 physicians regarding the ongoing Physician Payment Information Survey (PPIS) being conducted by the American Medical Association (AMA). The email came from PPISurvey@mathematica-mpr.com with the subject line: "Reminder: the AMA Needs Your Input to Support Fair and Accurate Physician Payment." Participation to date has been light and it is essential that cardiology practices chosen for the survey respond to ensure future accurate valuation. Learn more about the survey here and contact James Vavricek with questions.

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JACC Leadership Page Addresses Workforce Crisis

February 5, 2024

JACC Family of Journals

"The CV workforce crisis is a multifaceted challenge that requires a combination of innovative College solutions, broader public health policy changes, federal and state advocacy to support training and to address social determinants of health, and partnership with a variety of other CV and medical professional societies," write ACC President B. Hadley Wilson, MD, FACC, ACC Immediate Past President Edward T.A. Fry, MD, MACC, and ACC CV Workforce Task Force Chair Thomas Maddox, MD, MSc, FACC, in a new JACC Leadership Page. The Leadership Page reviews the major factors associated with the workforce crisis and describes the way the ACC is working identify and implement solutions. Read the full paper. Looking for more on this issue? Watch the recent Heart-to-Heart Presidential Discussion on this topic here.

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Last Call For Sonography Training Program Applications; Due March 1

February 2, 2024

Educational Opportunities

Last call to apply to the MedAxiom Cardiac and Vascular Sonography Training Program. MedAxiom has partnered with a top-notch university to deliver this online certificate program designed specifically to equip future sonographers with the tools and techniques for a successful ultrasound career. Students will receive world-class education from an accredited sonography program that provides didactic and clinical experience. The program also provides eligibility to sit for sonography boards to obtain their credentials. Applications are due by March 1. Learn more.

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