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Fellows of the HFA

Join a select group and get recognition for your professional achievements


All Fellows of the HFA have the right to use FHFA after their name.

All Fellows of the HFA have all rights of HFA Gold Members and in addition will receive the print copy of European Journal of Heart Failure. 


“It is truly an honour to be a Fellow of the HFA. It motivates me to aim for excellence and continue to strive for higher standards throughout the rest of my career.“
Markus Wallner – Fellow of the HFA


Only Gold members* can become Fellows of the HFA.


Candidate have to demonstrate their excellence in Heart Failure in at least one of these three domaines:  

  • Research at National and/or International Level
  • Teaching and Training
  • Clinical Care

* if you take out Gold membership (or upgrade to Gold membership), your membership fee will cover the rest of 2017 plus a 2018 membership. If you are accepted as a FHFA, you will be required to pay the upgrade to Fellow status as of 1 January 2018.

Application Process

  • Self nomination
  • Nominee should be seconded by their Heart Failure National Society President
  • References should be provided by Heart Failure National Societies
  • All documents will then be considered by the HFA Credential Committee


Please note that all supporting documents must be provided in English.

  • Curriculum Vitae - mandatory
  • Letter from Heart Failure National Society President - mandatory
  • One other reference (from someone of the fellow's choosing) - mandatory

Both references should state the case for why a fellowship should be conferred.


  • List of relevant Publications/List of relevant Grants
  • Or Evidence of teaching innovation
  • Or Clinical care-service development

Annual Fellowship Dues for Fellows  of the HFA

288 Euros per Calendar year – from 1st January to 31 December

Only HFA Gold members 2017 can apply to be Fellow of the HFA 2018.

The due is to be paid once the Credential Committee has informed the candidates.

Interested in joining the prestigious Fellowship Community?

Applications are open until 31 Octobre 2017. 

Once you have submitted your application, you can see it in the My Membership part of your MyESC account.

Submit your application