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Korean Society of Cardiology

The Korean Society of Cardiology is an affiliated member of the European Society of Cardiology

Korea, Republic of, KR

Structure 2017

President: Tai Ho RHO

Chairman: Seung Jung PARK

Secretary General: Jae-Kwan SONG

Treasurer: Dong-Soo KIM

Scientific Committee: Donghoon CHOI

Publishing Committee: Bon Kwon KOO

Policy Committee: Byung Ok KIM

Research Committee: Young Keun AHN

Publicity Committee: Kee Joon CHOI

Medical Information Committee: Jae Hwan LEE

International Affairs Committee: Dae Won SOHN

Number of Members: 1504

Year of foundation: 1957

Year of ESC affiliation: 2008

Annual congresses

2017 Annual Spring Scientific Conference of the KSC

21-22 April 2017

Gyeongju, Korea


61st Annual Scientific Meeting of the Korean Society of Cardiology (KSC 2017)

October 2017




Korean Circulation Journal is a professional, peer-reviewed journal covering the broad fields of cardiovascular diseases. It is the official journal of The Korean Society of Cardiology, and is published monthly including English and Korean journal. Korean Circulation Journal publishes scientific and state-of-the-art clinical articles aimed at improving human health in general and contributing to the treatment and prevention of cardiovascular diseases. The journal covers original articles of basic research and clinical findings, reviews, editorials, case reports, and images in cardiovascular medicine from members of Korean Society of Cardiology and other international cardiovascular societies and provides a forum for sharing information, views, experiences and educational materials in all cardiovascular-related areas. First published in 1971.