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Austrian Society of Cardiology

The Austrian Society of Cardiology is a member of the European Society of Cardiology

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As a member of the Austrian Society of Cardiology, you are automatically a member of the European Society of Cardiology and the ESC Community.

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Board

President: Dr. Georg Delle-Karth, FESC

President Elect : Prof. Daniel Scherr, FESC

Secretary: Prof. Noemi Pavo, FESC

Treasurer: Dr. Markus Stuhlinger

Past President: Prof. Bernhard Mezler, FESC

Key information

Number of Members: 933

Year of Foundation: 1968

ESC Member since: 1969/1970

Journal

The first issue of the Austrian Journal of Cardiology was published in 1993. The journal is issued 6 times a year,  in German. Editor in chief: is Prof. Kurt Huber.

Newsletter

You can register online via the 'Newsletter Abo' section here.

Working Groups

The activities of the society are driven by 18 Working Groups:

  • Atherosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology - Chairman: J. Wojta, Co-chairman: A. Niessner
  • Congenital Heart Disease - R. Maier, J. Mair
  • Echocardiography - G. Blazek, Th. Binder
  • Experimental Cardiology - B. Metzler, B. Podesser
  • Cardiac Surgery - O. Pachinger, M. Grimm
  • Heart Failure - M. Hülsmann
  • Interventional Cardiology - G. Gaul, E. Maurer
  • Magnetic Resonance and Cardiac CT - S. Globits, G. Friedrich
  • Psychosomatic Topics in Cardiac Disease - G. Titscher, O. Ambros
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation and Secondary Prevention - Ch. Marko, M. Wonisch
  • Cardiac Nurses and Technicians - S. Jaksch, M. Hangel
  • Pulmonary Working Group - R. Sterinter-Mascherbauer, M. Kneussl
  • Cardiovascular Intensive Care Medicine - J. Reisinger, G. Delle-Karth
  • Non-invasive Electrophysiology - P. Smetana
  • Cardiologists in Clinical Practice - D. Keroe, A. Wagner
  • Nuclear cardiology - S. Graf, Ch. Pirich
  • Prevention and Atherosclerosis - F. Hoppichler, O. Traindl
  • Rhythmology - F. Roithinger, B. Strohmer

Scholarships and Research grant: The Society actively supports research and young investigators with a yearly budget of approx. 60.000,00 Euro. The application form can be downloaded from the home page.


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Upcoming events

  • Wednesday 29 May - Saturday 01 June 2024 (4 Days)
    29/05/2024 00:00 01/06/2024 00:00 Europe/Paris Annual Congress of the Austrian Society of Cardiology 2024 Austrian Society of Cardiology office@atcardio.at true DD/MM/YYYY
    Austrian Society of Cardiology
  • Thursday 06 - Saturday 08 June 2024 (3 Days)
    06/06/2024 00:00 08/06/2024 00:00 Europe/Paris EHRA Cardiac Pacing, ICD and Cardiac Resynchronisation Course

    The content combined theoretical lectures, troubleshooting case presentations and mock exams.

    Salzburg - Austria European Heart Rhythm Association contact@escardio.org true DD/MM/YYYY
    European Heart Rhythm Association
    Vienna - Austria

    Combining clinical lectures and advanced technical fine-tuning of devices from all major companies

     

  • Monday 01 - Wednesday 03 July 2024 (3 Days)
    01/07/2024 00:00 03/07/2024 00:00 Europe/Paris 48th EWGCCE Meeting

    EWGCCE Annual Meeting is the combination of the best lectures given by renowned international experts and an incredible friendly and stimulating spirit.

     

    Vienna - Austria ESC Working Group on Cardiac Cellular Electrophysiology contact@escardio.org true DD/MM/YYYY
    ESC Working Group on Cardiac Cellular Electrophysiology
    Graz - Austria

    EWGCCE Annual Meeting is the combination of the best lectures given by renowned international experts and an incredible friendly and stimulating spirit.

     

  • Wednesday 10 - Thursday 11 July 2024 (2 Days)
    10/07/2024 02:00 11/07/2024 02:00 Europe/Paris Plenary meeting "Guidelines implementation" part 2 Graz - Austria contact@escardio.org DD/MM/YYYY
  • Friday 30 August - Monday 02 September 2024 (4 Days)
    30/08/2024 00:00 02/09/2024 00:00 Europe/Paris ESC Congress 2024

    Vienna - Austria European Society of Cardiology congress@escardio.org true DD/MM/YYYY
    European Society of Cardiology
    London - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

  • Thursday 10 - Saturday 12 October 2024 (3 Days)
    10/10/2024 12:00 12/10/2024 12:30 Europe/Paris EHRA Course on Advanced EP, with Focus on AF Ablation

    Organised by EHRA: This course is destined for fellows in training and physicians who wish to consolidate their knowledge in preparation for the EHRA certification exam. The course covers theoretical aspects of electrophysiology, as well as practical exercises on systematic interpretation of tracings. The aim of the course is to ensure that the participant masters the principles of techniques he will be applying throughout his practice.

    London - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland European Heart Rhythm Association contact@escardio.org DD/MM/YYYY
    European Heart Rhythm Association
    Malaga - Spain

    This in-person training course on advanced electrophysiology (EP) with focus on atrial fibrillation ablation will take place from 10 to 12 October 2024 in Malaga, Spain.

  • Thursday 28 November 2024
    28/11/2024 00:00 28/11/2024 00:00 Europe/Paris EACVI (TTE) Winter Online Certification Exam - Transthoracic Echocardiography Malaga - Spain European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging contact@escardio.org DD/MM/YYYY
    European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging

    Registration will open three months prior to the exam date.