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 and lapel pin confirming designation
  • Inclusion in an annually published roster of new Fellows in the official journal of the ASPC, and on the ASPC website

*Complimentary registration will start at the next Congress after confirmation

2020 Application Timeline

Application window for 2020 Class of Fellows of the ASPC will open September 1, 2019.
Application Deadline: December 30, 2019
Notice of Confirmation: January 31, 2020
Confirmation Ceremony: 2020 ASPC Congress on CVD Prevention
Once confirmed, Fellows may begin using the FASPC designation. The Fellow dues rate will go into affect the following calendar year 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

**Please attach FASPC Checklist to your application for quick reference
Download FASPC Checklist


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 send two letters of recommendation, a personal statement, and a current CV to contact@aspconline.org


Peter Abel, MD, FASPC

Ezra Amsterdam, MD, FASPC

Rolf Andersen, MD, FASPC

Wilbert Aronow , MD, FASPC

Christie Ballantyne, MD, FASPC

Boisey Barnes, MD, FASPC

Seth Baum, MD, FASPC

Ron Blankstein, MD, FASPC

Roger Blumenthal, MD, FASPC

LaPrincess Brewer, MD, FASPC

Alan Brown, MD, FASPC

Gregory Cohn, MD, FASPC

Michael Davidson, MD, FASPC

Anthony Dike, MD, FASPC

Daniel Duprez, MD, FASPC

Mahfouz El Shahawy, MD, MS, FASPC

Sergio Fazio, MD, PhD, FASPC

Herbert Fischer, MD, FASPC

Francisco Fuentes, MD, FASPC

Martha Gulati, MD, FASPC

Henry Haire, MD, FASPC

Yehuda Handelsman, MD, FASPC

Douglas Harrington, MD, FASPC

Amit Khera, MD, FASPC

Josh Knowles, MD, FASPC

Stephen Kopecky, MD FASPC

Mikhail Kosiborod, MD, FASPC

Brad Lipson, DO, FASPC

J. Antonio Lopez, MD, FASPC

Albert Lopez, DO, FASPC

Francisco Lopez-Jimenez, MD, FASPC

Lee Marcus, MD FASPC

David Maron, MD, FASPC

Seth Martin, MD, MHS, FASPC

Dervilla McCann, MD, MPH, FASPC

John Miles, MD, FASPC

Michael Miller, MD, FASPC

Guy Mintz, MD, FASPC

Patrick Moore, MD, FASPC

Brian Moraes, DO, FASPC

Pamela Morris, MD, FASPC

Khurram Nasir, MD, MPH, FASPC

Dharmesh Patel, MD, FASPC

Gregory Pokrywka, MD, FASPC

Mustafa Rahim, MD, FASPC

Anup Sabharwal, MD, MBA, FASPC

Douglas Schocken, MD, FASPC

Michael Shapiro, DO, FASPC

Steven Shayani, MD, FASPC

Laurence Sperling, MD, FASPC

Randeep Suneja, MD, FASPC

Robert Superko, MD, FASPC

Pam Taub, MD, FASPC

Peter Toth, MD, PhD, FASPC

Robert Touchon, MD, FASPC

James Underberg, MD, MS, FASPC

Vijay Vinod, MD, FASPC

Salim Virani, MD, PhD, FASPC

Robert Vranian, MD, FASPC

Howard Weintraub, MD, FASPC

Robert Wild, MD, FASPC

Nathan Wong, PhD, FASPC