President: Dr. Omar Alonzo Villagrán
Vice-President: Dr. Marco Antonio Rodas Díaz
Secretary: Dr. Franklin Paul Haase Trabanino
Treasurer: Dr. Manuel Alejandro Menes Hernández
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 6 months.