Kathy Caredeo Selected as an Associate of the American College of Cardiology July 24, 2018 Kathy Caredeo, RN, BSN, MM, CCCC, Lawrence General's director of Cardiovascular Services and Ambulatory Procedures, was recently selected as an Associate of the American College of Cardiology (AACC). This designation is one of the most distinguished offered by the American College of Cardiology, honoring those with advanced training and education who are experts in their field and hold national certifications in their specialty. Successful candidates for the AACC designation must hold national board certification, have completed continuing education in cardiovascular medicine, and demonstrated a commitment to professional development with the American College of Cardiology. The designation emphasizes the importance of thinking about the cardiovascular care experience in a holistic, team-based way. Kathy has been employed at Lawrence General since 1984 and has played an important leadership role in the development of the hospital’s highly successful cardiac program.