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About ESC Congress

Come to Munich for the world's largest conference in cardiovascular medicine

We would officially like to welcome you to ESC Congress, which has developed into the world’s largest conference in cardiovascular medicine, with a strong global reputation as an event that provides the latest research findings and their interpretation, in-depth science, and solid education.

The Congress Programme Committee is structuring the finest in science, innovation and research in cardiology into more than 500 sessions and over 4,500 abstract presentations with a world-renowned faculty. In 2018, the Congress Spotlight will be “Valvular Heart Disease” so that the innovative treatments, techniques and ongoing research in this critical field of cardiology will receive particular exposure.

Munich has set up superb conference facilities. Join us there when the world of cardiology comes together.


Bax.JPGProf. Jeroen J. Bax, FESC
President 2016-2018
European Society of Cardiology 
achenbach-stephan-2013.jpgProf. Stephan Achenbach, FESC
Chairperson 2016-2018
ESC Congress Programme Committee



And all ESC Members of the Congress Programme Committee


Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits

uems-logo.pngESC Congress 2018 is accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) to provide the following CME activity for medical specialists. The EACCME is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS),

ESC Congress 2018 is designed for a maximum of 32 hours of European external CME credits. Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

Through an agreement between the European Union of Medical Specialists and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert EACCME credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Information on the process to convert EACCME credits to AMA credits can be found here.
Live educational activities, occurring outside of Canada, recognized by the UEMS-EACCME for ECMEC credits are deemed to be Accredited Group Learning Activities (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of
Certification Program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

ESC Congress 2018 was successfully accredited by the Bavarian Medical Chamber. All M.Ds. licensed in Germany attending ESC Congress 2018 will be able to collect up to 24 CME credits for attendance to the accredited sessions. More information concerning CME credits recording process via Bavarian Medical Chamber website.


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