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International Exchange Opportunities

International Exchange Opportunities

International Exchange Opportunities provide ACC members interested in gaining new knowledge and skills internationally with a list of potential host institutions.

View the list of exchange opportunities (ACC members only)

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Volunteer Opportunities

ACC members have many opportunities to use their expertise to assist in combating disease and suffering in developing countries. Doctors with specialized skills are in great demand to offer clinical and teaching services in many areas in need. As a service to our members, below is a list of some of the organizations seeking assistance along with links to their websites**.

American Red Cross American Red Cross External Link
Red Cross medical volunteers provide clinical services in response to national and international disasters.
Cross-Cultural Solutions Cross Cultural Solutions External Link
CCS arranges short-term volunteer vacations for physician volunteers.
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Dctors Without Borders Doctors Without Borders External Link
Doctors Without Borders recruits doctors and other medical staff to deliver emergency aid in countries affected by natural or man-made disasters.
International Medical Corps International Medical Corps External Link
International Medical Corps volunteers work with the emergency response team to deliver care after disasters.
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International Medical Volunteers Association International Medical Volunteers Association External Link
IMVA facilitates and supports voluntary medical activities by providing information about volunteer opportunities.
Project Hope Project Hope External Link
Volunteer as a clinician aboard Project Hope's medical ship or provide services to one of 35 land-based operations.
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Health Volunteers Overseas Health Volunteers Overseas External Link
Health Volunteers Overseas (HVO) offers opportunities for highly qualified health care professionals to teach and train on short-term volunteer assignments in developing countries.

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International Societies

ACC collaborates with national and regional cardiovascular (CV) societies around the globe to foster knowledge exchange in the field of cardiovascular medicine. More specifically, ACC partners with CV societies to disseminate science, education and practice standards to improve the quality of cardiovascular care worldwide.

ACC has relationships with the following National CV Societies*:

  • Argentine Heart Foundation External Link
  • Argentine Society of Cardiology External Link
  • The Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand External Link
  • Bolivian Society of Cardiology External Link
  • Brazilian Society of Cardiology External Link
  • British Cardiovascular Society External Link
  • Canadian Cardiovascular Society External Link
  • Cardiological Society of India External Link
  • Chilean Society of Cardiology & Cardiovascular Surgery External Link
  • Chinese Society of Cardiology External Link
  • Colombian Society of Cardiology External Link
  • Egyptian Society of Cardiology External Link
  • Emirates Cardiac Society External Link
  • French Society of Cardiology External Link
  • German Cardiac Society External Link
  • Hellenic Cardiological Society External Link
  • Hong Kong College of Cardiology External Link
  • Iranian Heart Association External Link
  • Iraqi Cardio-Thoracic Society External Link
  • Irish Cardiac Society External Link
  • Israel Heart Society External Link
  • Italian Federation of Cardiology External Link
  • The Japanese Circulation Society External Link
  • The Japanese College of Cardiology External Link
  • Korean Society of Cardiology External Link
  • Lebanese Society of Cardiology External Link
  • National Heart Association of Malaysia External Link
  • Mexican Society of Cardiology External Link
  • Pakistan Cardiac Society External Link
  • Philippines Heart Association External Link
  • Society of Cardiology of the Russian Federation External Link
  • Saudi Heart Association External Link
  • Singapore Cardiac Society External Link
  • Spanish Society of Cardiology External Link
  • Heart Association of Thailand External Link
  • Turkish Society of Cardiology External Link
  • Emirates Cardiac Society External Link
  • Venezuelan Society of Cardiology External Link
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    Regional CV Societies

  • Asian Pacific Society of Cardiology External Link
  • Caribbean Cardiac Society External Link
  • European Society of Cardiology External Link
  • Gulf Heart Association External Link
  • Inter-American Society of Cardiology External Link
  • South American Society of Cardiology External Link
  • Pan-African Society of Cardiology External Link
  • *The list of websites of these CV societies are for informational purposes only; ACC does not support or endorse any external websites.

    **This list is for informational purposes only; ACC does not support or endorse any of the organizations listed.
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