1. How do I become a Fellow?
Each year, the FACNM BOG elects new Fellows-at-Large from a slate of applicants who self-nominate. Fellowship is conferred for the lifetime of the individual. Any CNM or CM who is certified by AMCB, is a current active or associate member of ACNM, and has been a member for a minimum of five consecutive years leading up to the year of application can apply
. On the application, applicants will be asked to write in 400 words or less about their contributions in each of the 5 criteria areas. The applicant must also submit a CV and a letter of recommendation, preferably from a current Fellow. Here are some instructions
for the letter of recommendation. Application for Fellowship costs $50 and is non-refundable. If an applicant is accepted into Fellowship, an additional $125 will be collected to cover induction expenses.2. What is the timeline for applying?
- Application site opens: November 1, 2020
- Application site closes: December 11, 2020
- Applicants informed by: February 26, 2021
3. If I am not accepted, can I apply more than once?
Application to Fellowship will be limited to 3 times over the lifetime of an applicant. This policy will not be enforced retroactively for those applicants who applied prior to 1999.
4. Is there a limit to the number of Fellows inducted every year?
No, if an applicant meets the criteria, they will be inducted into Fellowship.