Membership

We are a nonprofit organization with an international membership of 1,700 health professionals, lay members of the community (Community Health Advocates), corporate members, and institutional members, dedicated to eliminating the disparities related to cardiovascular disease in all people of color.

Members enjoy the following benefits:

  • CME accredited programs
  • Annual Scientific Sessions
  • Other Regional Programs
  • Community Programs
  • Scholarships for medical students and cardiologists in training
  • Legislative advocacy in Washington, D.C.
  • Recruitment and employment opportunities
  • Networking with your peers
  • Mentorship
  • Discounts on software, equipment and services
  • Leadership development
  • Clinical Trials
  • Patient Education materials
  • Access to Quality Improvement programs
  • Participation in Data Registry
  • Invitation to the Annual ABC Awards Dinner
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Or review the categories below for the one that best meets your needs:

Full Membership

Physicians and scientists who have earned an advanced degree (MD, DO, PhD, PharmD or equivalent)

Term of Membership:

12 months

Effective Date:

1/1/2017

Expiration Date:

12/31/2017

Clinical Care Associates

Persons who have a general interest in the goals of the ABC such as registered nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nutritionists, exercise scientists, technologists, technicians, and research coordinators

Term of Membership:

12 months

Effective Date:

1/1/2017

Expiration Date:

12/31/2017

Cardiologists in Training (CIT)

Physicians in post-graduate training in a vascular specialty

Term of Membership:

12 months

Effective Date:

1/1/2017

Expiration Date:

12/31/2017

Medical Students, Residents, Interns, and Fellows (non CV)

Includes non-degreed medical students interested in pursuing advanced studies in cardiology

Term of Membership:

12 months

Effective Date:

1/1/2017

Expiration Date:

12/31/2017

Youth ABC Member

Anyone who is less than 18 years old who pledges to maintain a healthy lifestyle and help spread the word about ABC's Seven Steps to a Healthy Heart

Hospital and Health Systems

Licensed and accredited institutions that provide inpatient, outpatient, or other types of patient care and that support the mission of the ABC

Term of Membership:

12 months

Effective Date:

1/1/2017

Expiration Date:

12/31/2017

Supporting Organizations

Education, social, religious, civic, fraternal, law firms and nonprofit organizations that have an interest in improving the health of the community & support the mission of the ABC

Term of Membership:

12 months

Effective Date:

1/1/2017

Expiration Date:

12/31/2017

Industry Partners Membership

Includes companies, institutions or forprofit organizations that have an interest in cardiovascular medicine

Term of Membership:

12 months

Effective Date:

1/1/2017

Expiration Date:

12/31/2017

Community Health Advocates

Includes nonmedical and community health related individuals or organizations that share an interest in promoting and participating community programs offered through the ABC

Life Membership

Members who pay fifteen (15) times the current annual dues. The Life member pledge is payable in three years ($5,250 payable over a three-year period).

Contact the ABC Office at (800) 753-9222

Term of Membership:

lifetime

Effective Date:

1/1/2017

Emeritus Member (Retired)

Emeritus status is available to retired persons or active members who have reached seventy years of age

Term of Membership:

12 months

Effective Date:

1/1/2017

Expiration Date:

12/31/2017

Honorary Members

Persons who share an interest in the purpose of the ABC or who have contributed significantly to the ABC or to the cardiovascular health of the community.