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Chilean Society of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery

The Chilean Society of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery is an affiliated member of the European Society of Cardiology.

Chile, CL




Structure 2019

President: Dr. Juan Carlos Prieto D.

Vice President: Dr. Víctor Rossel M.

Past President: Dr. Alejandro Dapelo A.

Secretary: Dr. Gastón Dussaillant N.

Treasurer: Dr. Lorenzo Naranjo T. & Dr. Gonzalo Martínez R.

Directors: Dr. Douglas Greig U. & Dr. Ricardo Larrea G.

 


Number of Members: 5736

Year of Foundation: 1948

Year of ESC affiliation: 2009

Activities

The Chilean Society of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery (SOCHICAR) has 4 regional branches and 5 committees in the areas of accreditation, ethics, scientific, continuous education and finances. There are also 10 departements, in the main areas of cardiology, developing research, courses and scientific courses throughout the year and during the annual meeting.

The Health and Heart Foundation, aiming to develop public activities on prevention, is also part of the SOCHICAR.  Activities include celebrations of World Heart Day, the Women in Red campaign (WHF) and other activities for the general public during the annual meetings.

2 research grants and several research awards are given yearly.

Meetings and Courses

LVI Annual Congress of the Chilean Society of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery (SOCHICAR)

28 - 30 November 2019

Hotel Del Mar, Vina del Mar, Chile

Publications

The Revista Chilena de Cardiologia has been published since 1988, when it replaced the Boletin de Cardiologia (published since 1982). There are 4 issues a year and a print run of 1000 copies - an electronic version is available on the SOCHICAR website for members and registered users. The language is Spanish but with abstracts in English.