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Specialist Heart Failure Curriculum

Download the HFA Curriculum and use it as a blueprint for training across Europe.

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Heart Failure Matters

Practical information for patients, families and caregivers.

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About the HFA

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.

Vision of the HFA

As the world's largest Heart Failure Association, the HFA places its priorities in Heart Failure patient management and the awareness of Heart Failure as a global health problem. 

hfa-top-banner-2017.jpgWho we are

Professor Frank Ruschitzka (Zurich, CH) heads a Board of Heart Failure specialists who manage and supervise the association's activities. The HFA is comprised of the Board, Committees, Fellows, members, and the young community - the Heart Failure Specialists of Tomorrow.

What we do

  • Advocacy - Heart Failure Matters, Heart Failure Awareness Days, HFA Summit
  • Research - Registries, Journals, Scientific Papers
  • Education - Online Education, Guidelines, postgraduate courses, fellowships, scholarships
  • Congress - Heart Failure congresses, Winter Research Meeting
  • Membership - 4 levels of benefits

Fast facts

  • 10 000+ members (2017)
  • 5 000+ attendees at Heart Failure Congress in 2017
  • 50 national Heart Failure Societies / Working Groups
  • 30 courses on the ESCel platform
  • 20+ Committees and Study Groups
  • 30 countries participating in Heart Failure Awareness Days
  • 2.2 million visitors on

HFA Member Directory

HFA Member Directory

Find out who are HFA members among your peers. We have nearly 600 members in the database with more being added every day. Members can view other members profiles and contact them via a protected email system. 

Groups such as Fellows of the HFA and Heart Failure Specialists of Tomorrow can also be viewed.

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