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French Society of Cardiology

French Society of Cardiology

The French Society of Cardiology is a member of the European Society of Cardiology

France, FR


As a member of the French Society of Cardiology you are automatically a member of the European Society of Cardiology and the ESC Community.

Board 2014-16

President    Prof. Jean- Yves Le Heuzey, FESC
General Secretary    Dr. Olivier Piot
Vice-President    Prof. Martine Gilard, FESC
Past President    Prof. Yves Juillière, FESC
Treasurer    Dr. Serge Kownator, FESC


Board Members

Dr Ariel Cohen, FESC
Prof. Christophe Leclercq, FESC
Prof. Jean François Obadia

Key information

Number of Members: 6225
Year of Foundation: 1937
ESC Member since: 1949


Upcoming events

  • Tuesday 17 - Friday 20 May 2016 (4 Days)

    Paris - France

    Translate new scientific knowledge into meaningful advances in patient care.

    Step out of your daily work environment, the world is full of physicians similar to you. It is certainly rewarding to take a step back from the day-to-day grind and to share and debate your ideas.

    In-person
    event

  • Thursday 02 - Friday 03 June 2016 (2 Days)

    Nice - France

    MEET focuses on teaching and sharing and is a pioneer in the Live education. Over the past 15 years, it has maintained a sound multidisciplinary audience. MEET now provides a solid platform in Europe for building synergies thanks to the outstanding presence of vascular surgeons, interventional radiologists and cardiologists and world known experts.

    In-person
    event

  • European Heart Rhythm Association

    Tuesday 07 June 2016

    Nice - France

    Registration is open until 31 May 2016

    The certification process gives credibility and professional legitimacy to an individual by demonstrating their competency in becoming fully certified.

    The examination is designed to be completed in 2 consecutive parts 3 hours each, with a 60 minute lunch break.

    The questionnaire is compiled by the EHRA Certification Committee, and consists of a 130 multiple-choice questions.

    Questions are based on the analysis of practical clinical cases and decision making (60-80%), with the remaining dedicated to theoretical questions.
    10 questions out of the 130 are back up questions and are used only for internal processes.

    In-person
    event

  • European Heart Rhythm Association

    Wednesday 08 - Saturday 11 June 2016 (4 Days)

    Nice - France

    EHRA 2016 Members are entitled of special registration discount, take a look:  CARDIOSTIM-EHRA EUROPACE Congress

    CARDIOSTIM - EHRA EUROPACE 2016 preliminary programme is now available 

    In-person
    event

  • Wednesday 08 June 2016

    Nice - France

    Registration is open until 31 May 2016.

    The certification process gives credibility and professional legitimacy to an individual by demonstrating their competency in becoming fully certified.

    The examination is designed to be completed in 2 consecutive parts 3 hours each, with a 60 minute lunch break.

    The questionnaire is compiled by the EHRA Certification Committee, and consists of a 130 multiple-choice questions.

    Questions are based on the analysis of practical clinical cases and decision making (60-80%), with the remaining dedicated to theoretical questions.
    10 questions out of the 130 are back up questions and are used only for internal processes.

    In-person
    event

  • Wednesday 08 June 2016

    Nice - France

    Registration is open until 31 May 2016

    The certification process gives credibility and professional legitimacy to an individual by demonstrating their competency in becoming fully certified.

    The examination is designed to be completed in 2 consecutive parts 3 hours each, with a 60 minute lunch break.

    The questionnaire is compiled by the EHRA Certification Committee, and consists of a 130 multiple-choice questions.

    Questions are based on the analysis of practical clinical cases and decision making (60-80%), with the remaining dedicated to theoretical questions.
    10 questions out of the 130 are back up questions and are used only for internal processes.

    In-person
    event

  • European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions

    Thursday 09 - Saturday 11 June 2016 (3 Days)

    Sophia-Antipolis - France

    EAPCI will hold a course in Sophia-Antipolis, France on 9 to 11 June 2016. The participants will be updated on standards of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI), including material selection, indications for PCI, treatment of specific lesion subsets and interventional pharmacology.

    In-person
    event

  • European Association for Cardiovascular Prevention & Rehabilitation

    Tuesday 14 - Wednesday 15 June 2016 (2 Days)

    Sophia Antipolis - France

    EuroPRevent is the annual congress of the European Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation (EACPR). It is the event where leading experts get together in an international forum to present their research and share knowledge, through practical 'hands on' educational courses and scientific symposia, covering the spectrum of cardiovascular prevention and rehabilitation  for cardiologists, allied health professionals, general practitioners, basic scientists, young researchers and policy makers.

    In-person
    event

  • Thursday 30 June - Saturday 02 July 2016 (3 Days)

    Nice - France

    ML CTO is an international course with English-French simultaneous translation, organised by daily module depending on the expertise level.

    In-person
    event

  • Monday 04 - Friday 08 July 2016 (5 Days)

    Angers - France

    This program is scheduled over one week of intensive courses including plenary lectures, workshops, hands-on-sessions and live demonstrations and laboratory visits to provide an overview on the various techniques in both fundamental and clinical fields.

    This summer school is accessible to national and international students from the 2nd undergraduate up to PhD in Medicine, Pharmaceutics and Life Sciences.

    The course will be entirely taught in English.

    In-person
    event

  • Pulmonary Circulation and Right Ventricular Function

    Friday 14 - Saturday 15 October 2016 (2 Days)

    Sophia Antipolis - France

    Organised by the ESC and the Working Group on Pulmonary Circulation and Right Ventricular Function:  Overview and discussion of the new ESC-ERS Pulmonary Hypertension guidelines.

    In-person
    event

  • Wednesday 11 - Saturday 14 January 2017 (4 Days)

    Paris - France

    In-person
    event

  • Thursday 02 - Friday 03 March 2017 (2 Days)

    Paris - France

    Get the last updates on arrhythmias & heart failure session, new anticoagulants (NOAC), new devices and ablation of atrial fibrillation conferences. High level conferences on ventricular arrhythmias, ablation of classical arrhythmias and channelopathies will also be organized

    In-person
    event

Purpose of the French Society of Cardiology

  • To develop studies and clinical research
  • To ensure a high quality continuous medical and technical training
  • 4 scientific meetings every year : 3 of them in Paris (March, October and December), one in another French city
  • One annual congress in Paris (in January of each year)
  • To establish guidelines based on the evolution of the different fields in Cardiology

 

Members have free access to the scientific meetings (except for the annual congress), and to the website.

According to their subspecialties, they can apply to one of the 16 working groups of the French Society of Cardiology.


National Cardiac Journals

French Society of Cardiology Guidelines:

All guidelines are available from the French Society of Cardiology website

Journals: 

Archives of Cardiovascular Diseases is the official journal of the French Society of Cardiology (formerly Archives des Maladies du Coeur et des Vaisseaux) publishes original peer-reviewed clinical and research articles, epidemiological studies, new methodological clinical approaches, review articles, editorials and Images in cardiovascular medicine. The journal exists in it's current English version since January 2008. The original French version was founded in 1908, first published by J.B Baillière,  
Topics include coronary artery and valve diseases, interventional and pediatric cardiology, cardiovascular surgery, cardiomyopathy and heart failure, arrhythmias and stimulation, cardiovascular imaging, vascular medicine and hypertension, epidemiology and risk factors, and large multicenter studies. 
The journal also publishes abstracts of papers presented at the annual sessions of the Journées Européennes de la Société Française de Cardiologie and the guidelines edited by the French Society of Cardiology.
The journal appears in Pub Med. 

Archives des Maladies du Coeur et des Vaisseaux 
- practique is a monthly journal which is more education and information oriented and entirely in French language.

ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines endorsed by your National Society

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Contact us

French Society of Cardiology

Office Address France

5, rue des Colonnes du Trône

75012 Paris, France

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European Society
of Cardiology

Les Templiers
2035 Route des Colles
CS 80179 BIOT
06903 Sophia Antipolis
Cedex France

Phone: 33.4.92.94.76.00