AACVPR Fellows

Congratulations to the 2016 AACVPR Fellows:



Alison L. Bailey, MD, FACC, FAACVPR
Barbara Masters, MSN, RN-BC, CCRP, FAACVPR
Robert Brown, MPH, MBA, FMFA, FAACVPR
Bonnie K. Clark, RCP, RRT, CPT, FAACVPR
Leonard A. Kaminsky, PhD, FACSM, FAACVPR

Click here to view more information about the AACVPR Fellowship program.

Click here to view the complete list of AACVPR Fellows.


AACVPR Fellowship Requirements

Appointment as an honorary Fellow in a professional society is designed to honor exceptional achievement and service within the professional domain of the awarding body. Meeting the minimal requirements for advancement to AACVPR Fellowship status does not guarantee advancement to AACVPR Fellowship. The peer-reviewed phase of the application, along with the achievement of the minimum requirements, will ultimately determine if advancement to Fellowship is warranted.

Below are the minimum requirements for consideration of advancement to Fellow status:

  • Be an AACVPR Member in good standing for at least 3 consecutive years immediately preceding the application period. *Please note to be eligible for AACVPR Fellowship, you must have maintained membership in AACVPR since July 1, 2014.
  • Attended a minimum of two AACVPR Annual Meetings.
  • Submit curriculum vitae that includes evidence of distinguished service to AACVPR and the field of cardiopulmonary rehabilitation and influential, high-impact research relative to the field of cardiopulmonary rehabilitation.
  • Submit evidence of outstanding performance in cardiovascular and/or pulmonary rehabilitation over a period of at least five years relative to service
  • Receive recommendation in writing from at least one current AACVPR Fellow or Master of AACVPR
  • Demonstrate a high degree of professional development and a commitment to the goals and long-range activities of AACVPR

The Awards Committee considers the following information when considering Fellowship applicants:

  • The strength and enthusiasm of the candidate’s Fellow/Master endorsers.
  • The significance, quality and role of service over time during which the candidate has been associated with AACVPR.
  • The influence and quality of the research submitted by the candidate for consideration.
  • The final decision for advancement to AACVPR Fellowship status is a recommendation from the AACVPR Awards Committee (based on the application). 

***2017 Fellow of AACVPR Application Period is Now Closed***

Final selections will be announced in May 2017.  For additional questions about the application process please contact 

Toya Davis at
aacvpr@aacvpr.org
.

 

 

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Masters of AACVPR

Appointment as an honorary Fellow in a professional society is designed to honor exceptional achievement and service within the professional domain of the awarding body. AACVPR has instituted a new level of fellowship, “Master of AACVPR”, which is awarded to those long-term members of AACVPR who exemplify the highest standards of our profession. Only AACVPR Fellows and Masters are able to nominate their colleagues.  

Congratulations to the 2016 AACVPR Masters:



Bonnie L. Anderson, MS, CCES, RCEP, MAACVPR
Chris Garvey, FNP, MSN, MPA, MAACVPR
Ana Mola, PhD, RN, ANP-C, MAACVPR
Randal J. Thomas, MD, MS, MAACVPR

Click here to view more information about the AACVPR Master award

Click here to view a list of current AACVPR Masters


 

AACVPR Masters criteria:

  1. Applicant must be nominated by a current AACVPR Fellow or Master.
  2. Applicant must submit a letter of support from a least (2) active AACVPR Fellows or Masters (one of whom is the nominator).
  3. AACVPR staff will obtain nominee’s CV.
  4. Applicant must be an AACVPR Fellow and member for, at least 10 consecutive years prior to the application (may be waived for individual under number 8 below).
  5. Since Fellows must have been a member for 3 years, the applicant will have been in the field for at least 13 years.
  6. Participation (via research, speaking, moderating, posters, abstracts, planning committee) at a minimum of 3 AACVPR Annual Meetings within the last 10 years.
  7. Have served as a Committee Chair and/or Board member for AACVPR.
  8. The Awards Committee may select one individual each year (as part of the 5 total) who does not meet these qualifying criteria, but, based on their significant historical contributions to AACVPR and the field of cardiopulmonary rehabilitation, are deemed deserving of MoA. This individual does not have to go through the application procedure.

The Awards Committee considers the following information when considering Masters applicants:

  • The strength and enthusiasm of the candidate’s 2 Fellow/Master endorsers.
  • The significance, quality and role of service over time during which the candidate has been associated with AACVPR.
  • The final decision for advancement to Master of AACVPR is a recommendation from the AACVPR Awards Committee (based on the application).

***2017 Master of AACVPR Application is Now Closed***

Final selections will be announced in May 2017.  For additional questions about the application process please contact 

Toya Davis at aacvpr@aacvpr.org.