president: Dr. Ivonne Aramburú M.
Dr Ivonne Aramburú M.
Dr Alejandro Martinez Sepúlveda
Dr José Luis Vukasovic
Dr Pamela Rojo Sánchez
Dr Lida Toro Rosas
Board members 2014-2015:
Dr Flor Fernández SanhuezaDr Christian Karmelic SerranoDr Pablo Sepúlveda VarelaDr Lida Toro RosasDr Pamela Rojo SánchezNumber of Members: 5736Year of Foundation: 1948Year 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.
XXV Annual Congress of the Interamerican Society of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery
4 - 7 December 2015Sheraton SantiagoSantiago de Chile, ChileThe 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.
During the ESC Congress 2009 in Barcelona, SOCHICAR President (2009), Dr. Fernando Lanas Zanetti - FESC signed the Memorandum of Understanding with ESC President 2009, Prof. Roberto Ferrari - FESC and thus confirmed the affiliation of the SOCHICAR to the ESC.
Chilean Society of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery
Calle Alfredo Barros Errázuriz 1954
Tel. +56 2 269 0076
Our mission: To reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease
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