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Italian Federation of Cardiology

Italian Federation of Cardiology

Italian Federation of Cardiology is a member of the European Society of Cardiology

Italy, IT


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

The Italian Federation of Cardiology (FIC) represents the Italian cardiology community in Europe and worldwide. It was founded in the year 2000, and it groups together the two main national cardiology societies, namely the Italian Society of Cardiology (SIC) and the Italian Association of Hospital Cardiologists (ANMCO). The FIC Board of Directors includes three members from each cardiology society. The President is appointed for three years and is alternately a representative of one of the two constituent societies.

The primary aims of the FIC are:

  • To represent the Italian cardiology community within the European Society of Cardiology and to interact with the international cardiology community;
  • To plan, develop and implement a common, unified policy for the promotion of:
    • Optimal patient care and cardiovascular disease prevention;
    • Professional continuing education programs;
    • Ptandards and diagnostic/therapeutic guidelines;
    • Relationships with local healthcare authorities and the healthcare national system.

Board 2016-2019

President: Prof. Francesco Fedele
Vice-President: Dr. Domenico Gabrielli
Secretary: Prof. Giuseppe Mercuro
Treasurer: Dr M. M. Gulizia, FESC

Key information

Number of Members: 7164
Year of Foundation: 1998
ESC Member since: 1998

ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines endorsed by your National Society




Upcoming Events

  • Friday 16 - Monday 19 December 2016 (4 Days)

    Rome - Italy


  • Working Group on Myocardial Function

    Thursday 25 - Sunday 28 May 2017 (4 Days)

    Varenna - Italy

    The joint meeting of Working Groups on Myocardial Function and Cellular Biology of the Heart has became a traditional meeting presenting the cutting-edge of scientific outcomes in dedicated fields.
    It offers the opportunity to network and allows scientific exchanges in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere, between early career researchers and outstanding international speakers.


  • Working Group on Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy

    Friday 26 - Sunday 28 May 2017 (3 Days)

    Rome - Italy

    Every year the Working Group on Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy organises EuroCVP Meeting to gather pharmacologists, pharmacists, research nurses and personnel, as well as general cardiologists with an interest in cardiovascular pharmacotherapy, pharmacology and heart failure.

    All cardiologists are concerned by pharmacology and drugs therapy, thus, they should all participate and contribute to EuroCVP.

    During the meeting, focus is made on key treatment breakthroughs, clinical applicability and significance of new drugs and new data. Since 2015, a Clinical Trials Workshop is held in conjunction to the main conference to give a focused view of the clinical trial arena, including trial methodology, trial challenges, trial interpretation and analysis, regulatory issues and good clinical practice.


  • European Society of Cardiology

    Saturday 26 - Wednesday 30 August 2017 (5 Days)

    Barcelona - Spain

    Spotlight 2017: 40 Years of PCI


  • Sunday 15 - Tuesday 17 October 2017 (3 Days)

    Venice - Italy

    The 12th International Congress on Innovations in Coronary Artery Disease (ICCAD 2017) - From Prevention to Intervention.


  • European Society of Cardiology

    Saturday 25 - Wednesday 29 August 2018 (5 Days)

    Munich - Germany