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Brazilian Society of Cardiology

The Brazilian Society of Cardiology is an affiliated member of the European Society of Cardiology

Brazil, BR




Structure 2016-2017

President

Dr Marcus Vinícius Malachias, FESC

Vice-President

Dr Eduardo Nagib Gaui, FESC

Immediate Past-President

Prof Angelo De Paola, FESC

Financial Director

Prof Maria da Consolação Vieira Moreira, FESC

Scientific Director

Prof Raul Dias Dos Santos Filho

Administrative Director

Prof Denilson Campos de Albuquerque

Communication Director 

Dr Celso Amodeo

Information Technology Director

Dr Osni Moreira Filho

Number of Members:  13425

Year of Foundation:      1943

Year of ESC affiliation:  2009

Activities

The Brazilian Society of Cardiology (SBC) has 12 scientific departments and 10 study groups, as well as an organisation in 26 regional societies throughout Brazil.

A Fund for the Improvement of Cardiological Research (FUNCOR) is based in Sao Paulo and is in charge of fostering both the scientific-technological improvement and research in cardiology, and advising the general public on the scientific aspects of cardiovascular disease, by indicating its inherent risks and informing as to its prevention and treatment.

The SBC has a CPR training center in Sao Paulo and another training facility in Rio de Janeiro.

The website of the SBC has both a section for professionals and one for the general public, Heart on-line. The latter includes a service where a panel of doctors reply to questions from the Brazilian population on subjects concerning Cardiology.

Since 1999, the project "Heart TV" has existed with approximately 40 30- minutes programmes each year. The presenter, who is a doctor recieves cardiologists as guests and discusses relevant cardiology topics.

Activities

Brazilian congress of Cardiology

72nd Annual Congress of the Brazilian Society of Cardiology

3-5 November 2017

Sao Paulo, Brazil

Publications