FHRS for Allied Health Professionals | Heart Rhythm Society

FHRS for Allied Health Professionals

Allied Health Professionals

FHRS eligibility criteria and application for allied health professionals.

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.

Eligibility Criteria

To meet the criteria for Fellowship in the Heart Rhythm Society as an Allied Health Professional, you must*:

  1. Hold current membership with the Heart Rhythm Society as an Allied Professional member.
  2. Hold current IBHRE certification
  3. Devote at least 75 percent of your clinical practice to heart rhythm disorders
  4. Demonstrate ONE of the following
    • Advanced degree (Master's level or higher) in a related field OR
    • More than one IBHRE certification OR
    • At least one term of service on an HRS/IBHRE Committee or Subcommittee

Application Materials

  1. A completed application form
  2. A letter by you documenting how you meet the criteria above
  3. A copy of your curriculum vitae, resume, or biosketch
  4. Two letters of support from current FHRS members

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 next 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