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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 2018-2019

President: Dr Oscar Pereira Dutra

Vice-President: Dr Jose Wanderley Neto

Immediate Past-President: Prof Marcus Vilnius Malachias

Financial Director: Dr Denilson Campos De Albuquerque

Scientific Director: Dr Dalton Bertolim Precoma

Communication Director: Dr Romeu Sergio Meneghelo


Number of Members: 13425

Year of Foundation: 1943

Year of ESC affiliation: 2009


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.


Brazilian congress of Cardiology

73rd Annual Congress of the Brazilian Society of Cardiology

14-16 September 2018

Brasilia, Brazil