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Belgian Society of Cardiology

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

Belgium, BE



 

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

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Board

President : Prof. Michel De Pauw, FESC

President-Elect : Prof. Bernhard Gerber, FESC

Past President :  Prof. Patrizio Lancellotti, FESC

Treasurer : Dr. Peter Geelen

Key information

Number of Members: 461

Year of foundation: 1935

ESC Member since: 1950

Objectives: To promote research and education in the field of cardiology through the Belgian cardiological community.

The Belgian Society of Cardiology coordinates the activities of several working groups.
It organises an annual scientific meeting every year at the end of January/beginning of February.

Journal

 "Acta Cardiologica" is the official journal of the Belgian national society. Published since 1946 in English, there are six issues per year. Print and online versions are available and the journal is indexed in PubMed, Current Contents, EMBASE, Index Medicus and Medline.

Editorial secretariat contact: Yolanda Thornton

Working Groups

  • Belgian Working Group on Interventional Cardiology (BWGIC)
  • Belgian Heart Rhythm Association (BeHRA)
  • Belgian Working Group on Non-invasive Cardiac Imaging (BWGNICI)
  • Belgian Working Group on Heart Failure (BWGHF)
  • Belgian Working Group on Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation (BWGCPR)
  • Belgian Interdisciplinary Working Group on Acute Cardiology (BIWAC)
  • Belgian Working Group on Adult Congenital Heart Disease (BWGACHD)
  • Belgian Council on Hypertension and Vascular Biology (statutes pending)
  • Belgian Working Group on Cardiovascular Nursing (BWGCVN)
  • Belgian Working Group Basic Research in Cardiology (BWGBRC)
  • Young Cardiologists Club (YCC)

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Upcoming events

  • Friday 24 - Sunday 26 September 2021 (3 Days)
    24/09/2021 10:00 26/09/2021 22:00 Europe/Paris Protecting the athlete by improving our understanding of athlete's physiology contact@escardio.org DD/MM/YYYY
    Endorsed by the European Association of Preventive Cardiology
    Leuven - Heverlee - Belgium
  • Thursday 21 - Friday 22 October 2021 (2 Days)
    21/10/2021 02:00 22/10/2021 02:00 Europe/Paris 15th Belgian Heart Rhythm Meeting (BHRM) - Brussels Leuven - Heverlee - Belgium mailto:bhrm@downtowneurope.be DD/MM/YYYY
    Brussels - Belgium

    EHRA joint session on 21 October with Hein Heidbuchel, Christophe Leclercq, Haran Burri and Carsten Israel