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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. Michele M. Gulizia, FESC
Secretary: Dr. Domenico Gabrielli
Treasurer: Prof. Francesco Romeo

Councillors: Dr. Andrea Di Lenarda, Prof. Giuseppe Mercuro​

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

  • European Heart Rhythm Association

    Saturday 25 March 2017

    Bologna - Italy

    Registration is now open.


  • Thursday 11 - Saturday 13 May 2017 (3 Days)

    - 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 become a traditional meeting presenting the cutting-edge of scientific outcomes in dedicated fields.

    Held in the wonderful setting of the Villa Monastero, bording the Lago di Como in Varenna, the meeting 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

    The Working Group on Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy is delighted to announce the 2016 edition of its Annual Meeting that will be held in Tel Aviv, Israel from 29 to 30 May and aims to highlight key issues in drug therapy.



  • European Society of Cardiology

    Saturday 26 - Wednesday 30 August 2017 (5 Days)

    Barcelona - Spain


  • Working Group on Development, Anatomy & Pathology

    Thursday 28 - Saturday 30 September 2017 (3 Days)

    Padua - Italy

    This official meeting of the ESC Working Group on Development, Anatomy & Pathology.



  • 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.


  • Acute Cardiovascular Care Association

    Saturday 03 - Monday 05 March 2018 (3 Days)

    Milan - Italy


  • European Society of Cardiology

    Saturday 25 - Wednesday 29 August 2018 (5 Days)

    Munich - Germany