AAMA | Advance to ACCP Fellow |


Candidates may select from 4 alternatives to attain Fellow status: (Please note that if you have your FAAMA or FACCP you will need to see further instruction on the application) 

  • Complete a Fellow Project (thesis of graduate school quality) for 35 points
  • Document 35 points from formal or continuing education and organizational service
  • Three case studies for 12 points each
  • A combination of case studies and points

Other requirements:

  • Four years full AAMA/ACCP membership
  • Six years experience in emergency/disaster management, leadership, education or contingency planning in the healthcare field
  • Application for ACCP Advancement¬†
  • $250 advancement fee
  • Attendance at one AAMA Conference and corresponding ACCP Program Track in the past four years (may include conference at which candidate is to advance)

Download detailed Advancement Criteria and FACCP application (PDF)

Sample Cover Letter for Advancement Application

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AAMA recognizes advancing members at its Annual Conference. These advancing members were recognized by their peers and received the symbols of their achievements.

Fellow, American College of Contingency Planners (FACCP)


Daniel McNulty
John N. Weaver


Timothy J. Wolfkill