Candidates must have a doctorate or equivalent in a relevant scientific field and demonstrate that they actively works in cardiac and/or endovascular angiography and/or intervention.
Candidates must meet at least two of the following criteria:
- Has made substantive contributions to the field relating to cardiac and/or endovascular angiography and/or interventions as evidenced by relevant research in that area as published in peer-reviewed national and/or international publications
- Has participated in at least ten national or international conferences as faculty
- Evidence of participation in the field by having held one or more leadership positions, such as service as an officer, committee chair, trustee or committee voting member in a relevant professional society, certification examination contributor, or other relevant leadership position
Has cardiovascular or endovascular board certification. In the absence of board certification, the committee may consider other evidence of academic achievement such as number of articles published, books or chapters written, and presentations at significant meetings.
ABIM/AOBIM certified in interventional cardiology and has recently graduated from a ACGME interventional cardiology fellowship program. If less than a year in practice, provide documentation from ACGME interventional training director affirming the candidate's clinical experience. If more than a year in practice, provide documentation of at least one year in practice and performance of at least 100 interventions. If not ABIM/AOBIM certified, the candidate could still become a member if they have a cardiovascular or endovascular board certification, has five years in practice, and has performed a combined total of 2,000 diagnostic and interventional procedures.
Has unrestricted privileges in the cardiovascular and/or endovascular catheterization laboratory, in good standing as a primary operator for five years in practice and performance of a combined total of 2,000 diagnostic and interventional procedures.
Has Pediatric Cardiology Board certification and at least one year of advanced fellowship training in interventional pediatrics. Has been in practice at least one year and has performed 75 diagnostic and/or interventional cases. Has unrestricted privileges in the cardiovascular and/or endovascular catheterization lab and is in good standing as a primary operator.
If the candidate does not meet the criteria above, the candidate is still eligible if he or she has four years in practice and has performed a combined total of 400 diagnostic and interventional procedures.
Conditions of membership:
Fellows of SCAI are eligible to vote at the society's annual meeting and other meetings of society members, serve and vote on society committees, and serve as society Trustees and Officers.
To apply please submit:
- A current curriculum vitae
- A recommendation letter, on official letterhead, or a completed Fellowship (FSCAI) Attestation Form (available to request on the online application upload page) from an active Fellow of SCAI or Master Fellow of SCAI verifying 1) candidate's clinical experience 2) estimated volume of cases post-training and 3) good standing in the catheterization lab. If one letter or the completed online form cannot contain this information, candidates may submit a second letter/completed form from a cath lab director or administrator providing the missing information
Cost—$808.50 U.S./Canada; $415 International*
* SCAI's membership year runs July 1 through June 30. If you are a new member joining us partway through the year your initial dues will be prorated based on the month you join us. Renewal reminders will be sent to the email address you used to create your SCAI member account. Further information about how prorated membership dues are calculated and the different ways you can pay can be found here.