Fellowship Indian Association of Clinical Cardiologists (FIACC)

Posted on 12 Jul 2015


Fellow of the Indian Association of Clinical Cardiologists (FIACC)

Professional Standard Quality and Confidence

IACC invites you to become the Fellow of Indian Association of Clinical Cardiologists. FIACC reflects your world class competence in the field of Cardiology. Fellowship sets new standards in field of cardiology, which moulds a group of cardiologists with international standards and professional competence

This fellowship mainly focuses on the knowledge, patient care and clinical skills of a cardiologist. Successful candidates will be certified as cardiologists with excellent clinical skills, knowledge and confidence to practice guideline based cardiology with utmost competence and safety.

The FIACC Part 1 and FIACC Part 2 examinations maintain an international Quality. Such examinations ensure the public regarding the excellent knowledge, evidence based treatment and clinical acumen of treating cardiologist. The structure of this examinations mostly designed by the internationally well known cardiology teachers.

Advantages of FIACC :

1.   Public awareness regarding your knowledge and skill.

2.   Promote your status as Consultant with International Standards

3.   Display your designation FIACC

4.   Confidence to claim a salary increment 

Eligibility Criteria :

I.       Life Membership of IACC

II.   Academic Degrees

A. MBBS /MD

B. PGDCC/D.Card/Dip.Card/MRCP/FRCP/Ph.D/D.Sc/DNB/DM

III. Part-I : Screening Online Exam

A. Pass Certificate (www.accindia.org). Only 3 attempts.

IV.  Echocardiography Exam

A. Indian Academy of Echocardiography (***IAE- Accreditation Test Level III Physicians) certification in Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE), Transthoracic Echocardiography (TTE)

OR

FELLOWSHIP OF AMERICAN SOCIETY OF ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY (FASE)

OR

CERTIFICATION OF EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION OF ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY (ADULT -TTE & TEE)

V.    Publications

A. Minimum three publications in Cardiology. One publication as first author. It should be in any reputed national or international cardiology journals

 

VI.   Medscape Cardiology CME Credits

A. 150 Medscape Cardiology CME credit hours in 2 years preceding the fellowship application.

 

VII. Recommendation Letters

A. Three recommendation letters from any of the cardiology teaching faculty / patrons of IACC

 

VIII. Part - II  Practical Exam

A. Strict practical exams (Spotters, 3 Long Cases, 2 Short Cases and Viva) will be conducted 1stweek of January every year at a tertiary care center. Pass certificate will be issued soon after the exam. Only 3 attempts permitted.

IX.   Fee

A. FIACC Part - I Online Screening Exam Fee Rs.50000 (International applicants - $1500 USD) 

B. FIACC Part - II   Practical Exam Fee: Rs.50000 (International applicants - $1500 USD)

X.    CV

A. Latest CV to be submitted with all copies of your certificates

 For IAE -Accreditation Test Level III preparation classes TEE/TTE/3D please contact JROP. The course fee to be paid directly to JROP.

JROP Echo & Color Doppler Centre, JROP Healthcare Pvt. Ltd, C-1/16, Ashok Vihar-II, Delhi-110052 , Tele : 011- 2713-4839 , 4504-4040 ,2741-5646 , e-mail : echocourse@gmail.com, jrop2001@yahoo.com , www.echocourse.in 

Part - I : Syllabus  

1. Basics in Cardiology 2. Pediatric Cardiology 3. Preventive Cardiology 4. Interventional Cardiology  5. Imaging in Cardiology 6. Latest ACC/AHA/ESC/WHF guidelines

 (*Preventive Cardiology topics will be as per guidelines of World Heart Federation and American Heart Association.)


Bank details : 

For Online Bank Transfer 

Name of Bank:            IndusInd Bank

Branch Name :            Trivandrum

Account Number :      0050-E91814-050

IFSC CODE:                  INDB0000050

IBAN #:                        

SWIFT CODE:


CHECK  LIST

Latest CV

IACC Life Membership

PG in Cardiology

Echo Certification

3 Publications

150 Medscape CME credit hours

3 Recommendation Letters

 Exam fee for Part 1 & 2

FIACC Part 1 Pass Certificate

FIACC Part II Pass Certificate

Instructions 

  1. Filled application form should reach the IACC head office on or before 30th September.
  2. FIACC Part 1 you can appear any time after approval from IACC.
  3. FIACC Part 2 you can appear only first week of January every year.
  4. Re exam of both Part 1 & 2 are allowed only after one year.
  5. For re exam candidate have to pay the fee for the concerned part.
  6. Only 3 attempts for each part.
  7. No refunds of fee, if candidate fails.
  8. Venue of Part 2 exams will be intimated by email.
  9. International Applicants require produce only one recommendation letter.
  10.  Filled application and other documents to be sent by email : fellowship@accindia.org.


Fellowship application form can be downloaded from :   

http://www.accindia.org//homepage_pdf/fellowshipform_iacc.pdf



For further information, please contact us fellowship@accindia.org














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