ACC PAC. January 2009. Advancing Quality Cardiovascular Care through… Science Education Advocacy. The Path to Power. Cardiologists must work together to fulfill the advocacy component of ACC’s mission: Combining voices to impact the political process
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The PAC Board considers the following criteria
in determining political disbursements:
1. Leadership position
2. Committee assignment
3. Past voting record on OUR issues
4. Medical profession: MD, DO, etc.
5. Personal relationship with ACC member
6. Likelihood to win – polls, district
Where do we stand?Physician Specialty
2008 Election Cycle:
(includes both “hard” and “soft” receipts)
(36% of 2008 contributions were soft dollars)
(1,862 in 2008)
Political & Legislative Affairs