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president: Dr. Alejandro Dapelo
President: Dr. Alejandro Dapelo A.
Vice President: Dr. Juan Carlos Prieto D.
Past President: Dr. Alejandro Martínez S.
Secretary: Dr Pamela Rojo Sánchez
Treasurer: Dr Lida Toro Rosas
Directores 2018- 2019:
Dra. Mónica Acevedo B.
Dra. Pamela Rojo S.
Dr. Fernando Baraona R.
Dra. Tatiana Leal I.
Dr. Ángel Puentes R.
Number of Members: 5736
Year of Foundation: 1948
Year of ESC affiliation: 2009
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, developping 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 celebrationa 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.
LV Annual Congress of the Chilean Society of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery (SOCHICAR)
29 November - 1 December 2018
The annual meeting takes place every year early December in different cities and welcomes more than 800 participants. In addition, several coursed are proposed both in Santiago and in the regional branches ever year.
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.
Chilean Society of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery
Calle Alfredo Barros Errázuriz 1954
750-0521 Santiago, Chile
Tel. +56 2 269 0076
Our mission: To reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease
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