ACC Issues Health Policy Statement on Overcoming Compensation, Opportunity Inequity

November 4, 2019

The ACC has published its first health policy statement on cardiologist compensation and opportunity equity, recognizing that both are critical to the health and future of the cardiovascular workforce and achieving ACC’s mission to transform cardiovascular care and improve heart health. The 2019 ACC Health Policy Statement on Cardiologist Compensation and Opportunity Equity was published Sept. 16 in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. “With this policy statement, the ACC intends to provide a clear set of principles related to equity in compensation and opportunity in the professional cardiovascular workplace along with the associated underlying considerations,” said Pamela S. Douglas, MD, MACC. Read more. Visit the Cardiologist Compensation and Opportunity Equity Hub on ACC.org for corresponding slides, sample compensation plans and more.