Currently there are 478 active ACC members in Kentucky, 41 of which are emeritus.



Affiliate (1st Year): FIT w/ record of completed CV subspecialty training, eligible for boards; automatically moved into 1st year affiliate.



Cardiac Care Associate: Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Registered Nurses, Physician Assistants, and Clinical Pharmacists



Cardiac Care Management: Practice Administrator



Fellow: Certified Primary Specialty & Subspecialty; or important scientific contributions.



Fellow-in-Training: Currently engaged in a formal cardiovascular related training program.

The ACC is your professional home for tools and resources that support you in your efforts to provide high quality cardiovascular care to patients worldwide. From training through retirement, membership brings with it benefits that, purchased separately as a nonmember, would cost thousands and help you transform cardiovascular care and improve heart health.


To apply for membership or learn more about any category, please visit the following pages:

Member Types



The designation of Fellow represents recognition by the College of high professional achievement in a cardiovascular discipline. Candidates shall have certification by both a primary specialty board and an applicable subspecialty board which holds membership in either the American Board of Medical Specialties or the Advisory Board for Osteopathic Specialists of the American Osteopathic Association. The candidate who is not board certified shall have had training required to qualify for admission to examination by one of the recognized cardiovascular related subspecialty boards, if working in a field having a certifying board. The candidate shall have made significant contributions to the scientific literature or as a teacher or investigator in cardiovascular disciplines. Learn More


ACC is pleased to extend complimentary membership in the College to cardiology fellows in training during their training years. Membership in the ACC provides practical benefits including on-line access to the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC) and discounts on educational products and programs. Complimentary membership for all cardiology fellows in training is provided to those fellows currently training in an approved training program in the U.S. and Canada. Approved programs are those accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and the Royal College of Physician and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC). Learn More

Cardiac Care Associates

Applicants for Cardiac Care Associate Membership must be Registered Nurses (RN), Nurse Practitioners (NP), Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS), Physicians Assistants (PA), or Clinical Pharmacists (PharmD). Learn More

Practice Administrators

The mission of the ACC Practice Administrator membership is to: Provide practice administrators with clinical guidelines and tools to improve clinical care management, provide practice administrators information on important    advocacy, reimbursement and policy issues affecting cardiovascular care management, provide practice administrators the opportunity to shape the future of cardiovascular practice management. Learn More