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Fellows of the Association for Acute CardioVascular Care (FACVC)

Recognising excellence through the Fellowship of the ACVC.

If you are at the top of your subspecialty, if you want to be able to show your peers and colleagues how exceptional is your contribution to your professional field, then being part of the FACVC community is your mean.

The application is open from 15 June to 15 October 2021.



Purpose of FACVC

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In 2021, the Association for Acute CardioVascular Care introduced the title 'Fellow of the Association for Acute CardioVascular Care' (FACVC) as an honorary recognition of status for its most prominent members.

The title recognises ACVC Members who have made exceptional contributions to acute cardiac care, distinguishing themselves in clinical, educational, and organisational aspects of the field.

 

Privileges and Benefits

  • Use of the FACVC title in your signature
  • 50% discount on the ACVC congress registration fee (all formats)
  • Leading and mentoring roles in ACVC initiatives and activities
  • Online access to the Fellows Directory
  • Electronic fellowship diploma
  • ACVC pin recognition
  • Access to ACVC Members lounge during ACVC congresses
  • Printed and online access to EHJ-ACVC

FACVC Qualifications

Candidates who wish to become Fellows of the ACVC must:

  • be ACVC Silver Members at the time of their application
  • have demonstrated excellence in at least one of the following domains:
    • scientific excellence
    • clinical excellence
    • allied profession excellence

Candidates must submit:

    • for scientific excellence option: A minimum of ten publications in peer-reviewed journals, of these, at least five publications with the applicant as first or last author (original articles, excluding   editorials, reviews, case reports);

    • for clinical and allied profession excellence: A minimum of three publications in peer-reviewed journals, of these, at least one with the applicant as first or last author (original articles, excluding editorials, reviews, case reports);

    • A copy of academic diplomas (MD, PhD, or equivalent). Original document accepted;

    • Two supporting letters : one supporting letter from either a president within their National Cardiac Society/working group and one supporting letter from an ACVC Board Member

    • A short CV.

Please note that all supporting documents referred to herein are mandatory.

Online application procedure

  • All applications must be submitted by using our dedicated online system
  • Newly-accepted Fellows of the ACVC will be informed by email in December
  • The annual fellowship fee of €450 (incl. VAT) is due before 31 December
  • Annual fellowship with its attendant privileges, benefits and duties, begins on 1 January
  • Download the CV template

As the application is exclusive for ACVC Silver Member, if you are not a member yet, you can join here.

Apply