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Discussion in 'Medical Students - MD' started by kent14, Feb 18, 2001.

  1. Anybody know what F.A.C.C. stands for when its behind someone's name? A cardiologist I met had MD, FACC behind his name
     
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  3. FACC = Fellow, American College of Cardio.
     
  4. turtleboard

    turtleboard SDN Advisor 10+ Year Member

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    FACC is Fellow of the American College of Cardiology. It means that your cardiologist completed a certain number of hours, performed a certain number of specific procedures, and that sorta thing, and was awarded fellowship.

    Similarly other specialties have their fellows: FACS (American College of Surgeons), FAAP (American Academy of Pediatrics), FACOG (American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology), FACEP (American College of Emergency Physicians), FACP (American College of Physicians), etc.

    Tim W. of N.Y.C.
     

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