Dr Ivonne Aramburú M.
Dr Alejandro Martinez Sepúlveda
Dr José Luis VukasovicSecretary:
Dr Marcelo Llancaqueo Valeri
Dr Leonel López Urrutia
Board members 2013-2014
Dr Margarita Vejar Jalaf
Dr Inés Barquín de la Cuadra
Dr Cristian Dauvergene Maya
Dr Mario Araya Hormazabal
Dr Ismael Vergara Saavedra
Number of Members
Year of Foundation
Year of ESC affiliation
Sociedad Chilena de Cardiologia y Cirugia Cardiovascular, Calle Alfredo Barros Errázuriz 1954, oficinas 1601, Providencia, Cp 750-0521 Santiago, Chile
Tel: +56 2 269 0076 / 2 269 0077
Fax: +56 2 269 0207
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Click here to visit the website of the Chilean Society of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery
The Chilean Society of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery (SCCCC) has 4 regional branches and 5 committees in the areas of accreditation, ethics, scientific, continuous education and finances. There are also 10 departements, in the main areas of cardiology, developping research, courses and scientific courses throughout the year and during the annual meeting.
The Health and Heart Foundation, aiming to develop public activities on prevention, is also part of the SCCCC. Activities include celebrationa of World Heart Day, the Women in Red campaign (WHF) and other activities for the general public during the annual meetings.
2 research grants and several research awards are given yearly.
Meetings and courses
The annual meeting takes place every year early December in different cities and welcomes more than 800 participants.
In addition, several coursed are proposed both in Santiago and in the regional branches ever year.
The Revista Chilena de Cardiologia has been published since 1988, when it replaced the Boletin de Cardiologia (published since 1982). There are 4 issues a year and a print run of 1000 copies - an electronic version is available on the SCCCC website for members and registered users. The language is Spanish but with abstracts in English.