Membership


BECOMING A MEMBER

The American College of Cardiology, and its chapters, represents a group of cardiologists with several interests in common. Its existence assists cardiologists in their search for knowledge, improves the modes of communication and facilitates the specialty its growth in the medical and social arena. The coordination of all these benefits needs the participation of cardiologists as members and their incorporation in the different committees each chapter provides.

As members of the puerto Rico chapter of the ACC you are allowed to vote in the chapter affairs, benefit from the seminars and conferences, participate in conferences, enjoy the extracurricular activities developed, benefit from the website information and obtain monthly cardiovascular news in the webspace.

MEMBERSHIP FORM | ACCPR BY LAWS (PDF) | ACCPR-CCA BY LAWS (PDF)

Cardiovascular Specialist or Scientist

If you devote 75% of professional time to the field of CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE, exhibit humanistic and collegial qualities, and have high moral and ethical standards

APPLY TO BECOME AN ACC FELLOW (FACC)

A MEMBER:

(a) Has accredited training in a PRIMARY SPECIALTY and in a CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE RELATED SUBSPECIALTY
(adult cardiology, pediatric cardiology, cardiovascular surgery, CV scientist)
(b) If no Board: Has evidence of COMMUNITY-PEER recognition as a PRACTICING CARDIOVASCULAR SPECIALIST
AN ASSOCIATE FELLOW OR FELLOW:

(c) Has PRIMARY BOARD and is eligible for SUBSPECIALTY BOARD
(d) Has SUBSPECIALTY BOARD
(e) Achieves recognition as CONSULTANT or SCIENTIST IN CV FIELD
(f) Has experience in CV TEACHING or RESEARCH or PUBLICATION
Procedure for application:

Fill APPLICATION
Enclose TWO ACC FELLOW RECCOMENDATIONS
Enclose EVIDENCE of above training, examinations, or experience as A CARDIOLOGIST and send
Non refundable FEE ($100)
Advanced 1st. year DUES ($350)
to:

MEMBER RELATIONS DEPARTMENT ACC
9111 Old Georgetown Road
Bethesda, MD 20814-1699 USA

Let ACC CREDENTIALS COMMITTEE evaluate your DATA. and ELECT YOU to your corresponding category. If a MEMBER already, apply for PROMOTION as more experience, boards or more credentials as per above are acquired....

QUESTIONS/BLANKS: FAX CHAPTER T/F (787) 756-7796