FHRS for ABIM/AOBIM-certified Electrophysiologists

ABIM/AOBIM-certified Electrophysiologist Application

FHRS eligibility criteria and application for ABIM/AOBIM-certified clinical cardiac electrophysiologists.

The Fellow of the Heart Rhythm Society (FHRS) credential exemplifies advanced training, certification and commitment to the field of electrophysiology. FHRS will help to distinguish you among health care providers and researchers for your advanced training, certification, and commitment to the field of electrophysiology. It will clarify the referral process and serve as a credential for quality care among health care providers, patients, the media, and government. As a result, it will help you to publicize your skill in the treatment and/or research of heart rhythm disorders.

Below is information regarding:

  • Eligibility Criteria
  • Application Materials
  • Application Process
  • Frequently Asked Questions about FHRS

Eligibility Criteria

To be considered for Fellowship in the Heart Rhythm Society as an electrophysiologist certified by ABIM or AOBIM in CCEP, you must*:

  1. Hold current membership with the Heart Rhythm Society as a Physician member. 
  2. Hold current ABIM or AOBIM certification in CCEP at the time of application submission.

Application Materials

  1. A completed application form
  2. Two letters of support from current FHRS members.
  3. A letter from to state your intent to apply and to provide information about your CCEP certification.

Application Process

Completed applications from eligible candidates are considered by the Member Relations Committee. Please allow approximately four weeks for the Committee to consider your request. Applications are accepted and considered throughout the year. FHRS status is conferred immediately upon approval by the Member Relations Committee. The deadline for submitting a completed FHRS application in time for recognition at the upcoming Scientific Sessions is March 31. After that date, you can be approved for FHRS status but it may be too late for recognition at Scientific Sessions..

* The Society recognizes that we have a diverse membership with a variety of training and career paths. If you do not appear to be eligible for FHRS but would still like to be considered, you may petition the Member Relations Committee for review. Please contact membership@HRSonline.org for details.

Frequently Asked Questions about FHRS

Have questions? Try our FHRS FAQ page or contact  membership@HRSonline.org