Electrophysiology

The ACC's Electrophysiology Member Section and Leadership Council is the home for electrophysiology professionals within the ACC, advocating for and advancing priorities of interest to the community.

Welcome

Combining a unique blend of forum and network, the Electrophysiology Member Section and Leadership Council serves as a College-wide resource for issues related to electrophysiology and electrocardiography. Explore these pages to find out how we do it and who we are.

Become a Member — Join Now.

Serve as a voice for your community and become a part of the Electrophysiology Member Section today! To join, opt in on your member profile at any time, call ACC Member Care at (800) 253-4636, ext. 5603 or check the box on your dues statement each Fall.

Member Benefits

The Electrophysiology Section membership provides participants with opportunities to make a difference in electrophysiology 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 Electrophysiology Member Section on ACC.org!

The focus of the Electrophysiology Section and Section Leadership Council is on the specialties of cardiovascular electrophysiology and electrocardiography. Such matters may include but are not limited to issues related to optimal diagnosis and treatment, procedures, devices and third party relationships. The Section serves as a point of identification and forum for its members within the ACC, and as a College-wide resource for issues in the interest area. Read more >>>

Through section meetings, work groups and ongoing discussions, section members participate in an organized way and develop a collective voice to advocate and advance priorities, as well as increase educational opportunities within the ACC that correspond both to the College's mission and the Section's objectives.

Please join us in making this a vibrant Section of the College. Any and all ideas are welcome. The Section is YOUR opportunity to become engaged with the College within your interest area. As the Chair of the Section, I welcome any and all of our ACC members to join and contribute to the important work of this Section!

John D. Fisher, MD, FACC
Chair, Electrophysiology Section Leadership Council

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Section News

JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology

JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology Names New Editor-in-Chief

February 28, 2020

Highlights From JACC

Kalyanam Shivkumar, MD, PhD, FACC, has been named the next editor-in-chief of JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology. Shivkumar is a physician scientist who serves as the director of the UCLA Cardiac Arrhythmia Center; director of the university's electrophysiology programs; and professor of medicine (cardiology), radiology and bioengineering.

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Keeping a Smart Watch on Heart Health: A Look Ahead to Consumer Wearable Devices in the 2020s

January 31, 2020

Highlights From Cardiology Magazine

In a recent Cardiology article, Naomi F. Botkin, MD, FACC, shares her story about how a wearable device may have saved her life when she was experiencing moderate-intensity chest discomfort at work. After turning to her Apple watch for an ECG, she noticed an ST elevation on the single lead tracing, and was later diagnosed with an acute myocardial infarction secondary to spontaneous coronary artery dissection.

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