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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




Structure 2014-2016

President
Dr Marcos Ramirez Granados

Secretary
Dr Juan Carlos García Arriaga

Treasurer
Dra. Iris Rodríguez

Past President
Dr Carlos Herrera Donis

Board Members
Dr José Carlos Alburez
Dr Sergio Fausto

Number of Members: 94
Year of Foundation: 1963 
Year of ESC affiliation: 2010

Activities

Mission

The aim of the Guatemalan Association of Cardiology is: 

  • to be an eminently, a scientific association, and to disseminate the knowledge and promote leadership of Cardiology in our country
  • to improve the Cardiological knowledge via his 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.

Publications

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. Please visit the website here.