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ESC Councils

The Councils encourage research, education, the sharing of knowledge and teaching and thereby contribute to the mission of the ESC: "To reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease".

Their activities are orientated around research, diagnosis, treatment and prevention.

Each Council has a specific area of expertise.
Among other activities, the ESC Councils contribute to :
  • The organisation and preparation of ESC Congress, as well as subspecialty congresses and scientific meetings in specific areas of expertise.
  • The promotion, design, coordination and organisation of educational and research activities in their specialty.
  • The participation in task forces of ESC Guidelines.
  • Career advancement of members through attribution of awards, grants, fellowships and networking events.

Read more about ESC Councils activities at ESC Congress.