Welcome to the Iowa Chapter of the ACC

Fellows-in-Training Iowa Chapter Representatives

Gurmeet Singh, DO

Mason City

Pulkit Chaudhury, MD, MS

University of Iowa

The Value of FACC - 90 second William Shatner video  

Member Benefits: Click here

FITs: Network With Mentors Through ACC's Member Sections

Did you know that FITs receive FREE membership in ACC's 19+ Member Sections? Select your Section preferences and unlock access to a community of professionals that share your specialty and/or interest areas. Gain leadership experience, network with leaders in the field and make progress on priorities that matter to you.

Learn about the pathway from FIT to FACC - find out more... 

Read how professional social media is useful to FIT's here.

Fellowship is one of the most distinguished designations the College offers its members, and is the ultimate recognition of professional achievement.

What it Means to Be an FACC
As a Fellow, you'll be able to use the professional designation, FACC, to signal to both patients and colleagues alike of your commitment to only the highest standards of cardiovascular care, and that you have been conferred to the highest credential by your peers. Additionally, you'll unlock access to exclusive leadership and involvement opportunities, and be able to participate in ACC's Annual Convocation Ceremony held each year during the ACC Annual Scientific Session. As an FACC, you'll unlock access to tools and resources that help you transform cardiovascular care and make a difference in your patient's lives. 

You will:

Based on outstanding credentials, achievements and community contributions to cardiovascular medicine, those who are elected to Fellowship signal to peers and patients their commitment to quality cardiovascular care through use of the FACC designation. Fellows of the ACC come from all specialties within cardiology and include adult cardiologists, pediatric cardiologists, interventional cardiologists, surgeons, researchers, academicians, specialists in a cardiovascular-related field and cardiovascular team members with advanced degrees. The strongest evidence of achievement for those who earn the FACC designation comes from the applicant's peers through letters of sponsorship attesting to their professional competence and commitment to excellence. Election to Fellowship is determined by committee, and applications are welcomed on a rolling basis.

Are you an FIT or have you recently completed training training? Click here to find out how you should apply

Career Resources and Job Search Tools

Begin your job search with these websites recommended by your peers. All sites have cardiology specialty listings.

Join The Member Hub

The Member Hub is a way for us to increase connectivity among our members and speaks directly to increasing our relevance as the CV professional home. Member Hub is the ACC's free online community, a place where members can ask questions, share their knowledge and participate in mentorship. It's a platform designed around knowledge exchange – a criterion for transforming cardiovascular care and improving heart health.

If you have not signed up, please do so ASAP. Remember after signing up, to log out and then log back in which will connect you to the Iowa Chapter group.

FIT Council

Co-Chairs:  Kurt Bjorkman and Subha Deep

Assistant Chair: Tuncay Taskesen

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