Jonathan Flyer, M.D., assistant professor of pediatrics at the Larner College of Medicine and pedatric cardiologist at the UVM Medical Center. (Photo: LCOM Creative Services)
Jonathan Flyer, M.D., a pediatric cardiologist at the UVM Children's Hospital and an assistant professor of pediatrics at the Larner College of Medicine at UVM, has been elected as a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC) in recognition of his professional achievement and commitment to quality cardiovascular care. Flyer's Fellow designation will be officially recognized during the Convocation Ceremony on March 19, 2017, which is held in conjunction with the ACC’s 66th Annual Scientific Session in Washington, D.C.
“The FACC designation has a long history of recognizing the top cardiovascular professional in the world and honoring them for their commitment to advancing the field and ensuring patients get the best possible care,” said ACC President Richard Chazal, M.D., FACC. “Congratulations to Dr. Flyer for joining this elite group.”
Fellowship is one of the most distinguished designations the ACC offers its members, and is the ultimate recognition of professional achievement. Fellows are elected based on their outstanding credentials, achievements, community contributions to cardiovascular medicine and recommendations from their peers attesting to their professional competence and commitment to excellence.
When accepting election to Fellowship in the ACC, each designate pledges a commitment to excellence in care and continuous learning and collaboration to improve heart health worldwide.
About the American College of Cardiology
The American College of Cardiology is a 52,000-member medical society that is the professional home for the entire cardiovascular care team. The mission of the College is to transform cardiovascular care and to improve heart health. The ACC leads in the formation of health policy, standards, and guidelines. The College operates national registries to measure and improve care, offers cardiovascular accreditation to hospitals and institutions, provides professional medical education, disseminates cardiovascular research and bestows credentials upon cardiovascular specialists who meet stringent qualifications. Learn more.