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Heart Failure Association of the ESC (HFA)




Join the HFA, the world's largest and most
influential heart failure association.

  • Be part of a multi-disciplinary network
  • Access exclusive resources
  • Grow professionally
  • Shape the future of your specialty


Year in review

Scroll through HFA successes in 2016 with our interactive overview of the year.

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Advocacy & Awareness

Call for Action! Help us work towards eradicating the burden of heart failure on society. Support the global heart failure awareness programme and the European Heart Failure Awareness days. 

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Over 45 heart failure societies and working groups join with us to implement changes on an international level

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HFA certification / Curriculum

Based on the Heart Failure Specialist Curriculum, this annual exam will help certify your knowledge in heart failure.

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Take part in heart failure surveys and registries run in accordance with the European Society of Cardiology. Put your hospital on the map.

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Under 40 and in training? This is the group for you - a platform for an active, creative and multidisciplinary network of young people interested in heart failure.

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Recommended reading

Consult the recommended reading from the Heart Failure Association.

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Upcoming events

  • January 2017
    • Wednesday 25 January

      The aim of the Winter Meeting is to give a broad overview of current concepts in heart failure research, present excellent science and produce discussions on heart failure pathophysiology and treatment as well as providing opportunities for all participants to present their own work and have fruitful discussions with their peers

      The meeting is organised by Translational Research Committee of the Heart Failure Association and the Working Group on Myocardial Function of the ESC 

      25/01/201700:00 28/01/201700:00 Europe/Paris HFA Winter Meeting on Translational Heart Failure Research

      Annual Winter Research Meeting

      Held in Les Diablerets, Switzerland, on 25-28 January 2017, this meeting covers aspects of Translational and Basic Science in heart failure true DD/MM/YYYY
    • Heart Failure Association of the ESC
      Friday 27 January

      Join Professor Michel Komajda, Professor John McMurray and Professor Petar Seferovic.

      Free for everyone.

      27/01/201718:00 27/01/201719:00 Europe/Paris Management of chronic HF in a T2D patient

      Join Professor Michel Komajda, Professor John McMurray and Professor Petar Seferovic.

      Free for everyone.

      Heart Failure Association of the ESC DD/MM/YYYY
  • April 2017
    • Heart Failure 2017
      Saturday 29 April
      Paris - France

      Join the global Heart Failure community in Paris from 29 April - 2 May for four days of scientific excellence at Heart Failure 2017 and the 4th World Congress on Acute Heart Failure.  Abstract submission is now open.

      29/04/201700:00 02/05/201700:00 Europe/Paris Heart Failure 2017 Paris - France Heart Failure Association of the ESC true DD/MM/YYYY