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French Society of Cardiology

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

France, FR



 

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.

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: 6432
Year of Foundation: 1937
ESC Member since: 1949


ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines endorsed by your National Society

Date

Title

Topic(s)

Upcoming events

  • Thursday 02 - Sunday 05 March 2017 (4 Days)

    Cannes - France

    A unique platform for professionals to discuss the role of fixed combination therapy in the treatment of Cardiovascular Disease, Hypertension, Diabetes etc.

    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

  • European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging

    Thursday 23 - Saturday 25 March 2017 (3 Days)

    Sophia Antipolis - France

    Organised by EACVI: The course is designed for trainees and consultants, either cardiologists or radiologists that want to get certified in CMR by the EACVI. The EACVI certification is the only process worldwide and there is today no other preparatory course.

    In-person
    event

  • European Association of Preventive Cardiology

    Thursday 06 - Saturday 08 April 2017 (3 Days)

    Malaga - Spain

    In-person
    event

  • Heart Failure Association of the ESC

    Saturday 29April - Tuesday 02 May 2017 (4 Days)

    Paris - France

    In-person
    event

  • Heart Failure Association of the ESC

    Tuesday 02 May 2017

    Paris - France

    This certification process is meant for professionals specialising in heart failure. It aims to assess the Knowledge Base for heart failure which is set out by the Specialist Heart Failure Curriculum.

    The duration of the written examination is 3 hours. It will be delivered on ipads and consists of 100 multiple choice questions (MCQs) with 5 options, based on single best answer (no negative marking).  Only HFA members can register.

     

     

    In-person
    event

  • Tuesday 16 - Friday 19 May 2017 (4 Days)

    Paris - France

    In-person
    event

  • Council on Basic Cardiovascular Science

    Sunday 18 - Thursday 22 June 2017 (5 Days)

    Sophia-Antipolis - France

    Organised by the Council on Basic Science: Inspire a new generation of basic cardiovascular science leaders taken from among the most gifted science and medical graduates - Provide opportunities to meet face-to-face role models from an expert faculty of successful cardiovascular scientists.

    In-person
    event

  • European Society of Cardiology

    Saturday 26 - Wednesday 30 August 2017 (5 Days)

    Barcelona - Spain

    In-person
    event

  • European Heart Rhythm Association

    Thursday 23 - Saturday 25 November 2017 (3 Days)

    Sophia Antipolis - France

    Presentation of advanced ablation techniques and technologies.

    In-person
    event

  • European Society of Cardiology

    Saturday 25 - Wednesday 29 August 2018 (5 Days)

    Munich - Germany

    In-person
    event

  • Saturday 31August - Wednesday 04 September 2019 (5 Days)

    Paris - France

    In-person
    event