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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.

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

Board

President: Prof. M. Claeys, FESC

President-Elect and Scientific Secretary: Prof. Patrizio Lancellotti, FESC

Past President: Prof. A. Pasquet, FESC

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: Roos Struyven or Annick Van Mechelen

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 and Cardiac Function (BWGHFCF)
  • 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)
  • 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 25 - Wednesday 29 August 2018 (5 Days)
    25/08/2018 00:00 29/08/2018 00:00 Europe/Paris ESC Congress 2018 European Society of Cardiology contact@escardio.org true DD/MM/YYYY
    European Society of Cardiology
    Munich - Germany
  • Friday 28 - Saturday 29 September 2018 (2 Days)
    28/09/2018 13:00 29/09/2018 16:00 Europe/Paris Arteries, from head to toe Munich - Germany ESC Working Group on Aorta & Peripheral Vascular Diseases contact@escardio.org DD/MM/YYYY
    ESC Working Group on Aorta & Peripheral Vascular Diseases
    Brussels - Belgium

    A rich training program including Interactive Cases & Hands-on Training Sessions for an updated management of peripheral artery diseases

     

  • Thursday 04 - Friday 05 October 2018 (2 Days)
    04/10/2018 00:00 05/10/2018 00:00 Europe/Paris 12th Belgian Heart Rhythm Meeting Brussels - Belgium bhrm@downtowneurope.be true DD/MM/YYYY
    Brussels - Belgium

    Sharing expertise on the various diagnostic tools and therapeutic possibilities available to practitioners when deciding which approach best serves arrhythmic patients.

  • Friday 12 - Saturday 13 October 2018 (2 Days)
    12/10/2018 08:30 13/10/2018 13:00 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. 

    Brussels - 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. 

  • Saturday 31 August - Wednesday 04 September 2019 (5 Days)
    31/08/2019 00:00 04/09/2019 00:00 Europe/Paris ESC Congress 2019 Lisbon - Portugal congress@escardio.org true DD/MM/YYYY
    Paris - France