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.


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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NPs/PAs: Take the Certified CV Knowledge Exam and Earn the New CCK Credential!

June 16, 2024


The ACC has announced a new credential for NPs and PAs who have taken and passed the Certified Cardiovascular Knowledge Exam – Certified in Cardiovascular Knowledge (CCK). The exam is designed for NPs/PAs practicing in the U.S., and consists of 150 multiple-choice questions covering the entire field of cardiovascular disease. Achieving a passing score on the exam allows you to use the new CCK credential and provides credit toward becoming an Associate of the ACC or Fellow of the ACC. The next exam will take place Sept. 19-22. Learn more.


Join the CV Business and Management Essentials Fall 2024 Cohort

June 2, 2024

Educational Opportunities

If you want to expand your leadership skills and learn about the business of cardiology, join the growing group of alumni from the Cardiovascular Business and Management Essentials program, designed by expert educators at MedAxiom and Wharton Online. Past students praised the program for using real-world examples to teach about interviewing and hiring techniques, productivity and workflow strategies, the impact of health care economics and more. Register for the fall cohort by July 1 and use the code WhartonACC to save $200. Register today.


ACC President Outlines Top 10 Benefits of Dyad Leadership

June 2, 2024

JACC Family of Journals

In a recent JACC Leadership Page, ACC President Cathleen Biga, MSN, FACC, highlights the importance of dyad leadership in health care systems. Clinical expertise meets administrative competence – through a strong relationship between physician and administrative leaders, an organization can strengthen the critical care it provides patients. That clinical excellence is only one of the 10 benefits Biga speaks to, furthering a conversation started in her presidential discussion, "Heart Talk with Cathie," at MedAxiom's CV Transforum Spring'24 in April. Read here to learn more.

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