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The International Consortium of Circulatory Assist Clinicians (ICCAC) is a professional mentoring organization of mechanical circulatory assist device clinicians whose mission is to share information, educate and support individuals in this field to achieve optimal outcomes for patients requiring mechanical circulatory support, and to support efforts in the area of device clinical research and development.

2021 Membership Renewal

ICCAC is excited to announce that our ACTIVE membership is now 200 STRONG with representation from 8 countries! We are excited to have connections to all these amazing coordinators across the world. We encourage you to share with your colleagues and friends and help us connect more clinicians that have a passion for the MCS/VAD patient!

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND: Membership fees for 2021 remain $75!

Click HERE to renew your ICCAC Membership for 2021. 

Enrollment Period 

You can enroll any time throughout the year. For more information on becoming a member, click below!

If you signed up for ICCAC in the month of Oct-Dec 2020, please email

 before you renew your membership for 2021.

Multidisciplinary / Ancillary Team Member discount! - In 2021 we are offering a discount to non-VAD coordinator / clinicians such as physical therapy, social work, palliative, pharmacy, etc. who actively participate on your MCS/VAD team and would like to integrate and participate with ICCAC. Please email  for more details.


November 2020 Newsletter

Check out the newest addition of the ICCAC Communique / Newsletter!


Congrats on Retirement for a VAD Coordinator Legend!

Your Opinion Counts

Make your voice heard!

ICCAC partners with industry leaders to give its members a voice when developing and improving technology.  Opinions from ICCAC have driven many of the technological inventions of the last 10 years in MCS.  You may receive several surveys through the next few weeks.  We welcome your feedback as influences in the MCS space!

ISHLT/ICCAC VAD Coordinator Career Development Award

This prestigious award, sponsored by Medtronic, is bestowed annually to a VAD Coordinator in an amount of up to $20,000. 

We are excited to announce that Karen Meehan from University of Chicago Medical Center has been chosen as this year's recipient!


find out more!

Virtual Annual Meeting 2020

13th Annual ICCAC Meeting went Virtual - June 17, 2020

The VAD community was understandably disappointed by the cancellation of the 2020 ICCAC Annual Meeting that was scheduled to be held in the beautiful city of Montreal, April 2020. However, the ICCAC Program Planning Committee successfully conducted the first ever virtual ICCAC meeting.

See below for highlights of this year's meeting! 
• The President’s Address
• VAD Coordinator of the Year Award
• Exchange Award
• Research Recipient Awards

Click here for full highlights and recording of this year's meeting


ICCAC would like to thank all those who are working tirelessly to help prevent, treat and fight this novel coronavirus, COVID-19. We understand that there are many unanswered questions regarding this virus and our MCS patient population. We have developed a page for MCS providers to all share information and access notes, call minutes and other data regarding COVID-19 in MCS patients. 

Please click on the following link. You do NOT have to be a member of ICCAC, however, you will be prompted to enter a username and password to reach the page. The username is covid. Please email for the password. We would like to keep this page for MCS clinicians only.

This COVID-19 page contains a forum where you may ask and answer questions related to COVID-19 and MCS patients. Both ICCAC and non-ICCAC members may participate. Please click the blue "Register" button once on the COVID-19 page to join the forum. Note: this is a separate login from the ICCAC website.



Free forum for posting questions related to all things COVID and MCS. This can be actual process changes in your program, symptom management, remote monitoring, telehealth, etc. We encourage you to log in and post and review previously asked questions too!

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