History, Mission, Member Benefits
FCACC joins the ACC Vision of a world where innovation and knowledge optimize cardiovascular care and outcomes.
To transform cardiovascular care and improve heart health.
Our Core Values
The Florida Chapter has affirmed the core values of the American College of Cardiology. Click here to view: https://www.acc.org/About-ACCOUR MEMBERSHIP
3500 practicing members of the American College of Cardiology and cardiac care
team who reside and work in Florida are members of the chapter. Membership in
ACC is based on outstanding credentials, achievements, and community
contributions to cardiovascular medicine. Click here for complete
Click here for a complete list of the current Board of Directors and staff.
JOINING THE FLORIDA CHAPTER
ACC members are automatically considered members of the Florida Chapter. Inquires about dues should be directed to the ACC Resource Center at 800-253-4636 for current dues rates and payment options or cut and paste the following web address in your browser to pay online:
Florida Chapter Members receive deep discounts on programs sponsored by the chapter. Click Here for a complete program listing.
ADVOCACY IN TALLAHASSEE
The chapter Advocacy Committee and our Lobbyist, Marnie George, are committed to keeping the interests of cardiovascular medicine and patient care heard in the capitol. It is only by joining the chapter that this important channel for the voice of cardiology to be heard.
ADVOCACY IN WASHINGTON, DC
The Florida Chapter makes federal legislation and regulation a priority because of its significant impact on the cardiology community. The chapter monitors legislation, sends alerts about pending Congressional action, creates sample letters, shares important information about the impact of regulation on practices and patients and rallies the membership for call-in campaigns and letter writing campaigns. The chapter represents cardiology in Washington, DC and is a source of information for lawmakers and their staff.
PIPELINE TO ACC COMMITTEE APPOINTMENTS
ACC makes it clear that the pathway to a national committee appointment is through service at the chapter level. FCACC is fortunate to have committee openings and ways for chapter members to be involved and serve in the state. The chapter leadership consistently recommends chapter members for national appointments - a glace at the Board of Trustees and Committee System at the national level are evidence that these recommendations are taken in consideration in Washington.