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Active Membership ($165.00 per year)

 

Active membership is open to any graduate of a US physician assistant training program who is actively participating in the treatment, research, education, or support of cardiovascular or thoracic disease.

 

Active members shall have all of the rights and privileges of membership, including the right to vote and the right to hold office.  

 

International PAs, or their equivalents who may be referred to professionally by a name other than PAs, who can demonstrate completion of a non-US PA program, or similar training program, are also eligible for Active membership as long as they are actively practicing in Cardiac, Thoracic or Vascular Surgery or CVT Critical Care. They shall have all the rights and privileges of membership, including the right to vote and the right to hold office but only as a Member-at-Large. International Active members shall be required to pay dues.  International PA applicants will be reviewed and approved by the Nominating Committee.

 

 

Fellow Membership ($215.00 initial application the $165.00 per year)

 

Fellow membership (FAPACVS) is open to an individual who meets the requirements for Active membership who is seeking recognition for their advanced experience and skills in the specialty.  A formal application is required which includes your updated CV and a Letter of Recommendation from a supervising physician on company letter head.  Depending on your years of experience, you may also be required to provide evidence of cases scrubbed/ patient encounters.  More information and an online application can be found HERE.

 

Fellow members shall have all of the rights and privileges of membership, including the right to vote and the right to hold office except as designated in section 1.2 of APACVS Bylaws.  

 

 

Resident Membership ($100.00 per year)

 

Resident membership is open to individuals actively enrolled in a post graduate training program for Physician Assistants, which is recognized by the Association for Post Graduate Physician Assistant Programs (APPAP) or is eligible for recognition, who are interested in pursuing a career in the treatment, research, education, or support of cardiovascular or thoracic disease.  Resident members are not permitted to vote, hold office, or chair committees.  Verification from Residency Program directors may be required.

 

 

Associate Membership ($100.00 per year)

 

Associate membership is open to health care providers who do not meet the requirements for Active, Fellow, Resident or Student Membership and who are actively participating in the treatment, research, education, or support of cardiovascular or thoracic disease.   This category would include RN's, NPs, RNFAs, CSAs, MDs, etc.  Associate members are not permitted to vote, hold office, or chair committees.

 

 

Student Membership ($25.00 per year)

 

Student membership is open to individuals enrolled in an ARC-PA accredited or provisionally approved Physician Assistant training program, who are interested in pursuing a career in the treatment, research, education, or support of cardiovascular or thoracic disease.  Student members are not permitted to vote, hold office, or chair committees.  Verification from your PA Program Director may be required.

 

 

Retired Membership ($25.00 per year)

 

Retired membership is open to individuals whom have left clinical practice but want to stay engaged with the CTV Community.  Retired members are not permitted to vote, hold office, or chair committees.

 

 









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