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Level 3 – Online and Onsite modules: Leadership and Innovation in Cardiac Arrhythmia Management (DAS-CAM)




Objectives and target audience

This level is aimed at arrhythmia specialists aiming to take a key leadership role in the field.  Participants will be equipped with skills in leadership, management, and innovation, culminating in a Certificate of Advanced Studies from Maastricht University with the option to obtain a diploma for those wiling to invest time in overarching assignments, as well as an optional path to completing a PhD.


Each module has the following format: a preparatory phase (~20 hours, self-learning), 2.5 days of in-person training (25 hours) and an evaluation phase (10 hours).

The format of the course comprises small-group teaching, lectures, hands-on training, team projects and interaction with European leaders in their field. 

Four co-designed educational modules and one introductory session will be delivered by EHRA and Maastricht University.

Details of modules

  • Module 0: Introduction to Leadership Level Certification - Online introduction session - 15 September 2024
  • Module 1: Integrated arrhythmia care management – Maastricht (NL) - 12-15 October 2024
  • Module 2: How to organise an arrhythmia unit – Heart House, Sophia-Antipolis (FR) - 25-28 January 2025
  • Module 3: Multidisciplinary care in cardiac arrhythmia management - Maastricht (NL) - 17-20 May 2025
  • Module 4: Trials, Guidelines and Policy - Maastricht (NL) - 20-23 September 2025

Participants will be invited to the EHRA Summit.
All participants will receive a certificate.

For those wishing to get a diploma, more information will be provided here before the application deadline.

Selection criteria

  • EHRA Member at the time of the registration
  • Holding EHRA certification (EP or CIED (CP) certification exam)

As a transition year we would like to inform you that it will be possible to apply to the programme even if you do not hold the EHRA exams but intend to sit in 2024. In all cases, you will need to be certified (EP or CP) to access level 3.

Strongly recommended

•    Willingness to contribute to innovation in the field of cardiac arrhythmia management.
•    Having a demonstrable scientific interest
•    Experience with executive responsibility
•    Demonstrated interest in taking leadership roles
•    Proficiency in English
•    Willingness to commit the time required for both e-learning and in-person training.

The Selection Committee will nominate 32 participants every year. The participation in previous EHRA courses, gender balance and geographical distribution will be taken into consideration.

Tuition Fee

The tuition fee for the EHRA Level 3 – Leadership and Innovation in Cardiac Arrhythmia Management programme (DAS-CAM) amounts to €2,500.

These costs include the tuition fees of all programme components, catering during the programme hours of the in-person parts of the modules, such as lunches, dinners during programme hours and coffee breaks.

The sum does not include accommodation, travelling costs and dinners outside programme hours.

How to apply

Before completing this form, please make sure:

  • your ‘My ESC’ account data is up to date.
  • you have your documents ready: EHRA certification certificate (EP or CP), CV, motivation and reference letters.

Complete the application form

The deadline for application is 6 May 2024.