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Heart Failure Association of the ESC

 

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Our mission is to improve quality of life and longevity, through better prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heart failure, including the establishment of networks for its management, education and research.

 

More about the HFA Board and Structure


Committees and Study Groups

Interested in taking an active role within HFA 2018-2020?

The HFA is calling for volunteers to join its 15 Committees, 15 Study Groups and Task Forces.

Only HFA Gold or Silver members and Fellows of the HFA are eligible to apply.

Quick Access

Guidelines

Updated in 2016, the ESC Guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic heart failure are available for use in daily practice.

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Heart Failure News Debrief
Latest news from the HFA Editorial Team.
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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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2018 Membership

Join the 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

Upcoming events

  • August 2018
    • ESC Congress 2018
      Saturday 25 August
      Munich - Germany

      The world's largest cardiovascular congress

      25/08/2018 00:00 29/08/2018 00:00 Europe/Paris ESC Congress 2018 Munich - Germany European Society of Cardiology contact@escardio.org true DD/MM/YYYY
  • January 2019
    • Heart Failure Association of the ESC
      Wednesday 23 January
      The premier meeting for basic translational science in Europe.
      23/01/2019 17:00 26/01/2019 13:00 Europe/Paris HFA Winter Meeting on Translational Heart Failure Research

      Annual Winter Research Meeting

      Held in Les Diablerets, Switzerland, on 25-28 January 2017, this meeting covers aspects of Translational and Basic Science in heart failure

      Heart Failure Association of the ESC contact@escardio.org DD/MM/YYYY
  • May 2019
    • Saturday 25 May
      Athens - Greece

      Heart Failure is the world's leading congress for experts in cardiology to discuss strategies for a universal approach towards prevention and the treatment of heart failure.

      25/05/2019 00:00 28/05/2019 00:00 Europe/Paris Heart Failure 2019 Athens - Greece Heart Failure Association of the ESC hfsecretariat@escardio.org true DD/MM/YYYY