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Heart Failure Association of the ESC (HFA)



 

MEMBERSHIP OFFER

JOIN HFA NOW

Join the HFA, the world's largest and most
influential heart failure association.

  • Be part of a multi-disciplinary network
  • Access exclusive resources
  • Grow professionally
  • Shape the future of your specialty

LEARN MORE FROM THE ASSOCIATION

Summer School

An event that provides initial training in clinical investigation for young heart failure specialists.

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Advocacy & Awareness

Call for Action! Help us work towards eradicating the burden of heart failure on society. Support our initiatives.

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NATIONAL HF SOCIETIES

Over 45 heart failure societies and working groups join with us to implement changes on an international level

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HFA certification / Curriculum

Based on the Heart Failure Specialist Curriculum, this annual exam will help certify your knowledge in heart failure.

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Research

Take part in heart failure surveys and registries run in accordance with the European Society of Cardiology. Put your hospital on the map.

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HF SPECIALISTS OF tomorrow

Under 40 and in training? This is the group for you - a platform for an active, creative and multidisciplinary network of young people interested in heart failure.

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Recommended reading

Consult the recommended reading from the Heart Failure Association.

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Year in review

Scroll through HFA successes in 2016 with our interactive overview of the year.

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Upcoming events

  • May 2017
    • Working Group on Myocardial Function
      Thursday 25 May
      Myocardial Function & Cellular Biology of the Heart Meeting 2017
      Varenna LC - Italy

      The joint meeting of Working Groups on Myocardial Function and Cellular Biology of the Heart has become a traditional meeting presenting the cutting-edge of scientific outcomes in dedicated fields.

      It offers the opportunity to network and allows scientific exchanges in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere, between early career researchers and outstanding international speakers.

      This meeting also benefits from the participation of the ESC Working Group on Myocardial & Pericardial Diseases.

       

      25/05/201716:15 28/05/201714:00 Europe/Paris Myocardial Function & Cellular Biology of the Heart Meeting 2017

      The joint meeting of Working Groups on Myocardial Function and Cellular Biology of the Heart has become a traditional meeting presenting the cutting-edge of scientific outcomes in dedicated fields.

      Held in the wonderful setting of the Villa Monastero, bording the Lago di Como in Varenna, the meeting offers the opportunity to network and allows scientific exchanges in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere, between early career researchers and outstanding international speakers.

      Varenna LC - Italy Working Group on Myocardial Function contact@escardio.org DD/MM/YYYY
  • June 2017
    • Heart Failure Association of the ESC
      Wednesday 21 June
      Athens - Greece

      The HFA believes that through this interaction, novel and promising concepts for the understanding and treatment of heart failure can be developed at the crossroad of experienced experts, trialists, and young enthusiastic clinicians. Young clinicians will benefit from the unique atmosphere thorough new ideas and mentoring, thus giving motivation and enthusiasm to follow a career in clinical science in the field of heart failure.

      Summer School 2017 will be based on state-of-the-art lectures on novelties in heart failure by key opinion leaders and principal investigators, rapid presentations by some young clinicians, interactive discussions, mentoring, social and summer sport activities.

      21/06/201700:00 24/06/201700:00 Europe/Paris Clinical Trialists Summer School Athens - Greece Heart Failure Association of the ESC contact@escardio.org true DD/MM/YYYY
    • Heart Failure Association of the ESC
      Monday 26 June

      Join Prof. Alexandre Mebazaa, Assoc. Prof. Veli-Pekka Harjola and Dr. John Parissis

      Free for everyone

      26/06/201718:00 26/06/201719:00 Europe/Paris What is new in the management of Acute Heart Failure?

      Join Prof. Alexandre Mebazaa, Assoc. Professor Veli-Pekka Harjola and Dr. John Parissis

      Free for everyone

      Heart Failure Association of the ESC contact@escardio.org DD/MM/YYYY