Welcome to the Iowa Chapter of the ACC

Cardiovascular Team Members (RNs, APNs, PAs, Pharmacists)

The chapter placed second place overall in the CV Team Member Recruitment Challenge!

Connect with your speciality in the ACC Member Section.

Join the ACC as a Cardiovascular Team Member

The ACC's Cardiovascular Team Member Section and Leadership Council is the home for cardiovascular team professionals within the ACC, advocating for and advancing priorities of interest to the community.


Save time and be sure you’re prepared with all the documentation you might need before you start your application.


Leadership Board for 2019 CV Team Chapter Recruitment Challenge - Iowa 3rd place!


Join the Member Hub

The Member Hub is a way for us to increase connectivity among our members and speaks directly to increasing our relevance as the CV professional home. Member Hub is the ACC's free online community, a place where members can ask questions, share their knowledge and participate in mentorship. It's a platform designed around knowledge exchange – a criterion for transforming cardiovascular care and improving heart health.


If you have not signed up, please do so ASAP. Remember after signing up, to log out and then log back in which will connect you to the Iowa Chapter group.

Shawna Duske, MS, ARNP
Iowa-ACC CV Team Liaison and Regional Director (3)

1236 E Rusholme St. #300
Davenport, IA 52803
Duske@cvmedpc.com  


CV Team Liaison Election Results
Congratulations to Cynthia Burkholder and Shelly McGurk for being elected as the chapter's incoming CV Team Co-liaisons for 2020-2023!

Cynthia D. Burkholder, ARNP                          
Cardiovascular Medicine, P.C.                           
1236 E. Rusholme Street                                   
Heart Institute, Suite 300                                    
Davenport, IA 52803     
Email: Burkholder@cvmedpc.com

Ph: 563-324-2992    

Shelly L. McGurk, ARNP
PA/ARNP/NNP Supervisor
The University of Iowa

Gen Med Clin EPI & Geriatrics

4RCW RCP

Iowa City, IA 52242 

Email: shelly-mcgurk@uiowa.edu

Ph: 319-356-4019


Want More Information? Want to Get Involved?
For more information about the Iowa Chapter CV Team involvement, contact Shawna Duske, MS, ARNP, Iowa Chapter CVT State Liaison at Duske@cvmedpc.com.