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Subspecialty communities

The ESC comprises 27 cardiovascular subspecialty communities covering the full spectrum of cardiology.
They include 6 Associations, 15 Working Groups and 6 Councils, enabling us to provide in-depth, expert knowledge to all cardiovascular clinicians and researchers.


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Join the leading network of experts in cardiac care

  • Be part of a multi-disciplinary network
  • Gain exclusive knowledge and expertise
  • Access exclusive resources for free or at preferred price
  • Build the future of your association

Communities' Upcoming Events

  • April 2017
    • European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging
      Tuesday 25 April

      Join Dr. Ralph Stephan Von Bardeleben and Dr. Hani Mahmoud

      Free for everyone

      25/04/201718:00 25/04/201719:00 Europe/Paris How to use TOE for interventional procedures: tips and tricks

      Join Dr. Ralph Stephan Von Bardeleben and Dr. Hani Mahmoud

      Free for everyone

      European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging DD/MM/YYYY
    • Heart Failure 2017
      Saturday 29 April
      Paris - France

      Join the global Heart Failure community in Paris from 29 April - 2 May for four days of scientific excellence at Heart Failure 2017 and the 4th World Congress on Acute Heart Failure.  Abstract submission is closed.

      29/04/201700:00 02/05/201700:00 Europe/Paris Heart Failure 2017 Paris - France Heart Failure Association of the ESC true DD/MM/YYYY
  • May 2017
    • Heart Failure Association of the ESC
      Tuesday 02 May
      Paris - France

      This certification process is meant for professionals specialising in heart failure. It aims to assess the Knowledge Base for heart failure which is set out by the Specialist Heart Failure Curriculum.

      The duration of the written examination is 3 hours. It will be delivered on ipads and consists of 100 multiple choice questions (MCQs) with 5 options, based on single best answer (no negative marking).  Only HFA members can register.



      02/05/201714:00 02/05/201717:00 Europe/Paris Heart failure certification exam Paris - France Heart Failure Association of the ESC DD/MM/YYYY