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Guatemalan Association of Cardiology

The Guatemalan Association of Cardiology is an affiliated member of the European Society of Cardiology

Guatemala, GT



President: Dr. Marco Antonio Rodas Díaz

Vice-President: Dr. Franklin Paul Haase Trabanino

Secretary: Dr. Edgar Alexander Illescas Gonzales

Treasurer: Dr. Julio Ricardo Guillen Moreno


Number of Members: 94

Year of Foundation: 1963 

Year of ESC affiliation: 2010



The aim of the Guatemalan Association of Cardiology is: 

  • to be an eminent scientific association, and to disseminate the knowledge and promote leadership of cardiology in our country
  • to improve the cardiological knowledge via the associates 
  • to promote prevention of cardiovascular diseases in Guatemala

The Association is affiliated to the Interamerican Society of Cardiology and to the Centroamerican Society of Cardiology. The Association participate in the scientific activities of these organisations.


The official journal “Revista Guatemalteca de Cardiología” is edited in Spanish (not translated). The journal has been reedited since January 2012, with an issue every six months.