Membership Categories and 2024 Pricing
HFSA proudly serves all those in the heart failure profession (clinicians, researchers, scientists, and more) as well as those affected by heart failure (patient and caregivers). Explore all HFSA membership categories and pricing below.
All rates in U.S. dollars
Physician – $480
MDs, DOs, or equivalent engaged in heart failure practice or research, located in the U.S.
Nurse Practitioner/APP – $240
Nurse Practitioners, or equivalent engaged in heart failure practice or research, located in the U.S.
RN Nurse (non APP) – $130
NEW FOR 2024 – this new category is for RN nurses without an advanced degree beyond RN. Any advanced degree beyond RN puts you in the Nurse Practitioner/APP member category.
Pharmacist – $240
Pharmacists, Pharmacologists, or equivalent engaged in heart failure practice or research, located in the U.S.
Physician Assistant – $240
PAs or equivalent engaged in heart failure practice or research, located in the U.S.
International – $420
All healthcare professionals, including physicians, nurses, pharmacists, scientists, researchers, professors, or equivalent located outside the U.S., are engaged in the field of heart failure.
Trainee – Complimentary
Individuals enrolled full-time in undergraduate or graduate medical, nursing, pharmacy, or PA programs, as well as residents, fellows, and pre-and postdoctoral trainees.
Basic / PhD Scientist – $240
Scientists, researchers, professors, or equivalent engaged in heart failure practice or research.
Non-Medical/Industry – $240
Non-medical members of the heart failure team, such as technicians, pharmaceutical/industry representatives, administrative and allied personnel, who are engaged in heart failure practice or research.
Other Health Care Professionals – $240
Members of the heart failure team who are engaged in heart failure practice or research.
- Cardiac Rehabilitation/Exercise Physiologist
- Case Manager
- Mental Health Provider
- Quality Specialist
- Safety Specialist
- Social Worker
- Other ___________
Provider Membership Benefits
Reduced Registration for In-Person, Virtual and Hybrid Meetings. The HFSA Annual Scientific Meeting, the HFSA Board Certification Review Course: Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology, the Comprehensive Heart Failure Review and Update Course, and more (view the Events calendar). HFSA members receive significantly reduced rates to attend this stellar lineup of education sessions.
HFSA Learning Center Discounts and Free Content. Receive free and discounted educational content in the HFSA Learning Center. The HFSA Learning Center allows online access to HFSA’s most popular in-person meetings and courses, providing CEUs and MOC credit.
Education Delivered by Multidisciplinary Experts. Learn from all members of the heart failure care team with interprofessional leaders sharing case studies, hands-on workshops, research, and best practices.
HFSA Heart Failure Subspecialty Certification. Heart failure certification recognizing competencies in guideline-directed heart failure management. The long-awaited HF-Cert program is now here!
*Some educational programming, content, certifications, and credits do not apply to patient or caregiver members. Please refer to the Patient Hub for patient-centered activities.
In-Person Connections. Build relationships, create new connections, and seek collaboration opportunities at in-person networking activities during HFSA meetings and events
Mentorship. Establish one-on-one mentorship relationships with longstanding leaders of the heart failure community both within and across disciplines
Industry Partners. Build meaningful relationships with corporate partners in the heart failure field
Journal of Cardiac Failure
Receive a complimentary subscription (online) to HFSA’s official scientific publication the Journal of Cardiac Failure. Includes full access to all past and current online issues, as well as supplements of all abstracts presented at the HFSA Annual Scientific Meeting
HFSA Research Network. Become a member of the Heart Failure Research Network, which connects public and private companies in need of heart failure research with researchers and research sites in the heart failure field
Scientific Statements and Guidelines. Get access to the most up-to-date and developing scientific statements, from major guidelines to focused consensus statements. Opportunities to participate in the development of papers that impact the heart failure
Recognition. Become a member of the only multidisciplinary American organization devoted to advancing the field of heart failure
Volunteer. Influence policy, research and education in heart failure by becoming a member of a HFSA committee. Other volunteer opportunities include participation in government panels, becoming a speaker at a HFSA event, and more
Share Your Work. Abstract submissions, session proposals, articles for HFSA publications… all of these opportunities are available to you as a member of HFSA
Fellowship. HFSA members are eligible to become fellows of HFSA. FHFSA designation sets you apart in the field of heart failure
Awards. HFSA has numerous award opportunities for members, including the Lifetime Achievement Award, JNC New Investigator Award, Nursing Awards, and more
Patient and Caregiver Membership
Heart failure patients and non-professional caregivers who want greater involvement in building awareness and acting as an advocate for the heart failure patient and caregiver community can sign up for complimentary Patient and Caregiver Membership.
Please note that providers are NOT eligible to sign up as Patient/Caregiver members.