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Since 1975, over 35,000 physicians have earned ACP Fellowship, a mark of distinction representing the pinnacle of integrity, professionalism, and scholarship for those who aspire to pursue careers in Internal Medicine.
Watch ACP Members discuss what Fellowship means to them both personally and professionally, and how it has inspired them to lead Internal Medicine and improve lives.
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Fellowship in the College is an honor. Being an FACP® is a distinction earned from colleagues who recognize your accomplishments and achievements over and above the practice of medicine. The most important considerations for ACP Fellowship are excellence and contributions made to both medicine and to the broader community in which the internist lives and practices.
ACP Fellowship is primarily achieved through advancement from ACP Membership.* Fellows are authorized to use the letters FACP (Fellow of the American College of Physicians) in connection with their professional activities for as long as their membership remains current. FACP is a federally registered service mark and is defined as providing recognition by way of an honorific. Fellows of the American College of Physicians have the right to vote, hold office, and sponsor applicants for Membership and Fellowship.
- Application Checklist for ACP Fellowship
- Requirements for Advancing to Fellowship
- Application Materials for Advancing to Fellowship
- Requirements for Non-members Considering Direct Fellowship
- New Fellows Information
*Physicians in internal medicine with exceptional professional qualifications who are not currently Members of ACP may advance directly to Fellowship. Please send an e-mail to FACP@acponline.org to request information.