Membership

We are a nonprofit organization with an international membership of 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;
  • Community Engagement;
  • Scholarships for Students and Trainees;
  • Networking Opportunities;
  • Mentorship;
  • Patient Education Materials;
  • ABC eNewsletter;
  • ABC MultiBriefs, including Clinical Updates & Insights and Policy Pulse;
  • Serving on Committees, Task Forces and Writing Groups;
  • Opportunities to present at national conferences and regional meetings;
  • Pilot research funding and research fellowships;
  • Student loan refinancing discounts;
  • Invitation to the Annual Awards Gala and more.
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Or review the categories below for the one that best meets your needs and Join/Renew below:

Full Membership

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

1 Year

Full Membership

Term of Membership:

12 months

Effective Date:

1/1/2022

Expiration Date:

12/31/2022

2 Years

Full Membership

Term of Membership:

24 months

Effective Date:

1/1/2022

Expiration Date:

12/31/2023

3 Years

Full Membership

Term of Membership:

36 months

Effective Date:

1/1/2022

Expiration Date:

12/31/2024

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.

1 Year

Clinical Care Associates

Term of Membership:

12 months

Effective Date:

1/1/2022

Expiration Date:

12/31/2022

2 Years

Clinical Care Associates

Term of Membership:

24 months

Effective Date:

01/01/2022

Expiration Date:

12/31/2023

3 Years

Clinical Care Associates.

Term of Membership:

36 months

Effective Date:

01/01/2022

Expiration Date:

12/31/2024

CARDIOLOGISTS IN TRAINING (CIT)

Physicians in post-graduate training in a vascular specialty.

1 Year

Cardiologists in Training (CIT).

Term of Membership:

12 months

Effective Date:

1/1/2022

Expiration Date:

12/31/2022

2 Years

Cardiologists in Training (CIT).

Term of Membership:

24 months

Effective Date:

01/01/2022

Expiration Date:

12/31/2023

3 Years

Cardiologists in Training (CIT).

Term of Membership:

36 months

Effective Date:

01/01/2022

Expiration Date:

12/31/2024

MEDICAL STUDENTS, RESIDENTS, INTERNS, AND FELLOWS (NON CV)

Aspiring physicians, Residents, Interns and non Cardiovascular Fellows.

1 Year

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

Term of Membership:

12 months

Effective Date:

1/1/2022

Expiration Date:

12/31/2022

2 Years

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

Term of Membership:

24 months

Effective Date:

01/01/2022

Expiration Date:

12/31/2023

3 Years

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

Term of Membership:

36 months

Effective Date:

01/01/2022

Expiration Date:

12/31/2024

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.

1 Year

Hospital and Health Systems.

Term of Membership:

12 months

Effective Date:

1/1/2022

Expiration Date:

12/31/2022

2 YEARS

Hospital and Health Systems.

Term of Membership:

24 months

Effective Date:

01/01/2022

Expiration Date:

12/31/2023

3 YEARS

Hospital and Health Systems.

Term of Membership:

36 months

Effective Date:

01/01/2022

Expiration Date:

12/31/2024

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.

1 YEAR

Supporting Organizations.

Term of Membership:

12 months

Effective Date:

1/1/2022

Expiration Date:

12/31/2022

2 Years

Supporting Organization.

Term of Membership:

24 months

Effective Date:

01/01/2022

Expiration Date:

12/31/2023

3 YEARS

Supporting Organizations.

Term of Membership:

36 months

Effective Date:

01/01/2022

Expiration Date:

12/31/2024

Emeritus Member (Retired)

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

1 YEAR

Emeritus Member (Retired).

Term of Membership:

12 months

Effective Date:

1/1/2022

Expiration Date:

12/31/2022

2 YEARS

Emeritus Member (Retired).

Term of Membership:

24 months

Effective Date:

01/01/2022

Expiration Date:

12/31/2023

3 YEARS

Emeritus Member (Retired).

Term of Membership:

36 months

Effective Date:

01/01/2022

Expiration Date:

12/31/2024

OTHER CATEGORIES

Life Members, Honorary Members, Community Health Advocates, Youth Members, and Corporate Membership.

Life Membership

Full members in good standing, who pay fifteen (15) times the full member annual dues rate. ABC life membership of $5,250 may be paid in full or over a three-year period.

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.

*Honorary members are appointed by the ABC leadership.

Community Health Advocates

Non-medical and community health-related individuals or organizations that share an interest in promoting and participating in community programs offered through the ABC.

Corporate Membership

Companies, institutions, or for-profit organizations that have an interest in cardiovascular medicine.

Term of Membership:

12 months

Effective Date:

1/1/2022

Expiration Date:

12/31/2022

Youth ABC

Anyone 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.