The American College of Cardiology (ACC) was chartered and incorporated as a teaching institution in 1949, and established its headquarters, called Heart House, in Bethesda, Maryland in 1977. The mission of the ACC is to advocate for quality cardiovascular care—through education, research promotion, development and application of standards and guidelines—and to influence health care policy.

The core values for the ACC are as follows:

The ACC has developed four main goals which each have an annual target with corresponding objectives, initiatives and key measures. The current goals are as follows: The American College of Cardiology
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