ACSM Fellowship is an elite member status for long term Professional members, who have provided significant service to ACSM. These members have demonstrated high standards of professional development and commitment to the goals and long‑range activities of the College. For those considering applying, there is a formal application and review process. Applicants must meet the minimum criteria for consideration in their path for an application to be reviewed. Meeting the minimum criteria does not guarantee advancement. It only guarantees the applicant will be considered for advancement. Reviews are completed twice a year. Deadlines to apply are February 1 and August 1.
Purpose of ACSM Fellowship:
- To recognize the candidate who exhibits a deep and ongoing interest and dedication to the goals and long-range activities of the American College of Sports Medicine. Fellows shall have demonstrated active participation in the College by attendance at the national and regional meeting, presentations of papers and involvement in peer and public education (i.e., workshops, symposia, lecture tours, etc.) The candidate should consider the application for advancement to Fellow status to be a request to become more active in the internal affairs of the College, including serving in a leadership capacity. An applicant should not consider Fellow status as a final step or for personal gratification or enhancement.
- To recognize professional achievement and competence in the related disciplines of sports medicine via education,published works, professional practice and a demonstrated interest in and/or contribution to the goals of sports medicine. Persons applying for Fellow status should have demonstrated a high level of competence and ethical conduct with acceptable knowledge of the principles and practices of sports medicine.
Here are the links to access the Fellowship Application and Fellow Mentor Recommendation Form.
Questions? Contact the ACSM Membership & Chapter Services Department.