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Heart Failure Association of the ESC (HFA)




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


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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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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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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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

  • November 2017
    • Heart Failure Association of the ESC
      Saturday 04 November
      Annual HFA Summit

      Over 40 representatives from heart failure societies and working groups all over Europe will gather to take part in this highly interactive meeting aimed at addressing the needs of the National HF Societies and lay down the basis for cooperation amongst our societies.

      04/11/201708:00 05/11/201700:00 Europe/Paris Annual HFA Summit Heart Failure Association of the ESC DD/MM/YYYY
  • May 2018
    • Heart Failure 2018
      Saturday 26 May
      Vienna - Austria

      Join the global Heart Failure community in Vienna from 26 - 29 May 2018 for four days of scientific excellence at the annual congress of the Heart Failure Association of the ESC.

      26/05/201800:00 29/05/201800:00 Europe/Paris Heart Failure 2018 Vienna - Austria Heart Failure Association of the ESC true DD/MM/YYYY