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Interventional Cardiology Board Review Lectures - Saturday morning, Aug. 1 - Aug. 22   Check out our schedule

Mission Statement:  

To serve as the professional home for cardiovascular team members and to transform cardiovascular care and improve heart health in Iowa.

Call for Council Members
We are looking for additional FACC Council members. This would be an excellent opportunity for you to be involved with Iowa ACC and also open opportunities with ACC Nationally. Please respond with your interest to Dr. Mahi Ashwath and Nancy Adams, along with your CV and statement of interest by August 15, 2020.

CardioSmart Debuts New Website for Patients, Clinicians

ACC’s new CardioSmart website is designed to emphasize the value of the patient and clinician partnership to personalize care. With the goal of better connecting patients with their clinicians to prevent or treat heart disease, the new provides information on heart conditions and trusted resources and tools to support important health conversations and foster a strong partnership. “Our new website is user-friendly, for both health care professionals and patients. Clinicians can refer patients, and patients can effortlessly find the information they need to aid in making key health decisions,” said Martha Gulati, MD, FACC, editor-in-chief of CardioSmart. “We continue to evolve and develop the resources our members want for our patients, be an up-to-date reliable source for everyone and improve the ease with which everyone can access information, whether from a clinic setting or at home.” Learn more.

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Important News

Honoring the Contributions of CV Administrators and Managers - Free Membership through 2021. Join by August 31.

ACC is offering free membership to nonmember CV Team and CV Administrator professionals who join using the code below. These individuals will receive complimentary membership for 2020 and 2021. The $25 application fee is also waived!  Click here to apply.

Promo Code = HereForYou

Valid from April 10 – December 31, 2020.

FREE FIT Membership in ACC's 19+ Member Section

Did you know that FITs receive FREE membership in ACC’s 19+ Member Sections. Select your preferences and unlock access to a community of professionals that share your specialaity and/or interest areas. Gain leadership experience, network with leaders in the field and make progress on priorities that matter to you.

Pathway from FIT to FACC
Learn how to make this transition happen quickly and easily.

Submit Your Prior Authorization Data!

Having difficulties getting procedures approved? Yes! Please take a moment to tell us via ACC’s web-based prior authorization tool (PARTool)!

COVID-19 Resources

As we all work together on the front lines to best serve our patients and lead COVID-19 response planning for our institutions, the ACC is working to provide COVID-19 clinical guidance for the global cardiovascular care team. They have provided invaluable resources to help you navigate this crisis:

They have created the COVID-19 Hub and the Member Hub COVID-19 Discussion category.  The COVID-19 Hub is continually updated as new information becomes available. We urge you to utilize this valuable resource regularly.  A comprehensive collection of ACC content related to Coronavirus Disease 2019(COVID-19) may be found here:  ACC COVID-19 RESOURCES.

This free Summer COVID-19 Education Series will virtually bring clinicians together each week to address topics ranging from clinical trial research to heart failure management in the COVID-19 era. The Education Series will kick off on Saturday, June 6 and include a plenary from U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams, MD, and focused sessions on topics ranging from PPE to clinician well-being. The series will be offered every Thursday at 12pm ET through August 27, or catch the videos On-Demand. Learn more and plan to attend.

Latest in Iowa Cardiology

Welcome New Iowa Chapter Strategic Council Members

  Central District Councilor 
   Ketan Koranne, MD, FACC 

  East Central District Councilor
  Troy E. Rhodes, MD, PhD, FACC

 Cardiovascular Team Co-Liaison &
  CV Team Council Co-Chair

  Shelly L. McGurk, PA, ARNP, NNP,


  Cardiovascular Team Co-Liaison &
  CV Team Council Co-Chair

  Cynthia Burkholder, ARNP

We are looking for new council members. If you would like to be considered, send us an email.

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