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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

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Year in review

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

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Advocacy & Awareness

Call for Action! Help us work towards eradicating the burden of heart failure on society. Support the global heart failure awareness programme and the European Heart Failure Awareness days. 

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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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Upcoming events

  • April 2017
    • Heart Failure 2017
      Saturday 29 April
      Paris - France

      Join the global Heart Failure community in Paris from 29 April - 2 May for four days of scientific excellence at Heart Failure 2017 and the 4th World Congress on Acute Heart Failure.  Abstract submission is closed.

      29/04/201700:00 02/05/201700:00 Europe/Paris Heart Failure 2017 Paris - France Heart Failure Association of the ESC hfsecretariat@escardio.org true DD/MM/YYYY
  • May 2017
    • Heart Failure Association of the ESC
      Tuesday 02 May
      Paris - France

      This certification process is meant for professionals specialising in heart failure. It aims to assess the Knowledge Base for heart failure which is set out by the Specialist Heart Failure Curriculum.

      The duration of the written examination is 3 hours. It will be delivered on ipads and consists of 100 multiple choice questions (MCQs) with 5 options, based on single best answer (no negative marking).  Only HFA members can register.

       

       

      02/05/201714:00 02/05/201717:00 Europe/Paris Heart failure certification exam Paris - France Heart Failure Association of the ESC contact@escardio.org DD/MM/YYYY
    • Working Group on Myocardial Function
      Thursday 25 May
      Varenna - Italy

      The joint meeting of Working Groups on Myocardial Function and Cellular Biology of the Heart has became 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 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 - Italy Working Group on Myocardial Function contact@escardio.org DD/MM/YYYY