Fellow of the ASPC

Fellow of the ASPC (FASPC) is recognition reserved for ASPC members who have demonstrated their commitment to cardiovascular disease prevention and the ASPC. The Fellow program gives our members a new way to show their commitment.


Benefits of FASPC

  • Entitled to use the designation FASPC (Fellow of the American Society for Preventive Cardiology) as a professional credential
  • Complimentary registration to the ASPC's Congress on ASCVD Prevention and recognition during the meeting*
  • Recognition FELLOW ribbon when attending the ASPC's Congress
  • FASPC certificate confirming designation
  • Inclusion in an annually published roster of new Fellows in the official journal of the ASPC, Clinical Cardiology, and on the ASPC website

*Complimentary registration will start at the next Congress after confirmation


Eligibility Criteria

If an ASPC member would like to apply for FASPC membership, they must adhere to the following criteria:

1.  Membership: Applicant must be an active Regular, International, or Industry member* in good standing for the last three (3) consecutive years prior to applying for Fellow status.

2.  Education: Applicant must be one of the following:

  • Physician (MD or DO) focused in cardiovascular disease prevention, or
  • Actively involved in cardiovascular disease prevention with a doctorate level degree in a full time academic and/or cardiovascular disease prevention related position

3.  Service to the ASPC: In the past three years of active membership the applicant must have completed two (2) of the following:

  • Attend one annual meeting, or
  • Attend and complete Preventive Cardiology Experts Course or
  • Actively participate on an ASPC Committee or Board of Directors, or
  • Complete 20 hours of CME offered by ASPC, or
  • Publish an article in ASPC’s Journal, Clinical Cardiology
  • Acceptance of abstract/poster to annual meeting

*In-Training members are not eligible for Fellow of the ASPC


FASPC Dues

Fellows are required to maintain their active membership status and be current on their dues. Membership dues for Fellows is $365. The Fellow dues rate will go into affect the calendar year following confirmation.


Renewal of FASPC

Once approved a Fellow must keep current in annual dues and participate in at least one of the following activities every three (3) consecutive years:

  • Attend at least one annual meeting, or
  • Attend and complete EXPERTS Course or
  • Actively participate on an ASPC Committee or Board of Directors, or
  • Complete 20 hours of CME offered by ASPC, or
  • Publish an article in ASPC’s Journal, Clinical Cardiology
  • Submission and acceptance of abstract/poster to annual meeting

Application Process

Applicants will be asked to upload two letters of recommendation and a personal statement. 

The application window for 2017 is now open.


Application Timeline

  • Application Deadline:     June 30
  • Notice of Confirmation:  July 31
  • Confirmation Ceremony: ASPC Congress on ASCVD Prevention

Once confirmed, Fellows may begin using the FASPC designation. The Fellow dues rate will go into affect the following calendar year.

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