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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.

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.

Website

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

Board

President: Prof. Patrizio Lancellotti, FESC

President-Elect and Scientific Secretary: Dr Michel De Pauw, FESC

Past President: Prof. Marc Claeys, FESC

Treasurer: Dr Peter Geelen

Key information

Number of Members: 595

Year of foundation: 1935

ESC Member since: 1950

Journal

 "Acta Cardiologica" is the official journal of the Belgian national society. Published in English language, 6 issues per year. Print and online versions are available. Published since 1946, 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)

For full details of these working groups, please consult the 'networking tool' feature and select 'Belgium'


ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines endorsed by your National Society

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Upcoming events

  • Saturday 31 August - Wednesday 04 September 2019 (5 Days)
    31/08/2019 00:00 04/09/2019 00:00 Europe/Paris ESC Congress 2019 together with World Congress of Cardiology European Society of Cardiology congress@escardio.org true DD/MM/YYYY
    European Society of Cardiology
  • Wednesday 04 - Friday 06 September 2019 (3 Days)
    04/09/2019 00:00 06/09/2019 00:00 Europe/Paris EACTA Annual Meeting 2019 Paris - France n.albanese@aimgroup.eu true DD/MM/YYYY
    Gent - Belgium

    The congress aims to update the cardio-thoraco and vascular anesthetists on current topics in cardiovascular and thoracic anaesthsia and also in intensive care.

  • Thursday 05 - Friday 06 December 2019 (2 Days)
    05/12/2019 08:30 06/12/2019 16:00 Europe/Paris All About Clinical Trials

    The European Society of Cardiology Working Group on Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy is proud to be delivering an engaging and interactive 2 day course to improve the professional knowledge and skills required to plan and deliver successful cardiovascular pharmacotherapy clinical trials. 

    Gent - Belgium ESC Working Group on Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy mailto:workinggroups@escardio.org DD/MM/YYYY
    ESC Working Group on Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy
    Lisbon - Portugal

    The ESC Working Group on Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy is proud to be delivering an engaging and interactive 2 day course to improve the professional knowledge and skills required to plan and deliver successful cardiovascular pharmacotherapy clinical trials. 

  • Friday 17 - Saturday 18 April 2020 (2 Days)
    17/04/2020 08:00 18/04/2020 00:00 Europe/Paris EuroGUCH 2020

    The European meeting in Adult Congenital Heart Disease, EuroGUCH, provides an independent educational forum for healthcare professionals across Europe.

    It is aimed at cardiologists and allied medical professionals with an interest in congenital heart disease as well as specialists in the field.

    Focus of the meeting is innovative treatments and interventions which can be applied to the adult patient population with congenital heart disease, with a faculty made up of internationally renowned speakers and experts in the field.

    Lisbon - Portugal ESC Working Group on Grown-Up Congenital Heart Disease contact@escardio.org DD/MM/YYYY
    ESC Working Group on Grown-Up Congenital Heart Disease
    Leuven - Belgium

    The European meeting on Adult Congenital Heart Disease, EuroGUCH, provides an independent educational forum for healthcare professionals across Europe.