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Finnish Cardiac Society

The Finnish Cardiac Society is a member of the European Society of Cardiology

Finland, FI


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


Board 2018-2020

President: Dr. E. Ryodi

Past-President: Dr. A. Hedman, FESC

President-Elect: Dr. M. Niemela

Secretary:  Dr. T. Kaukonen

Treasurer: Dr. J. Pihkala

Key information

Number of Members: 843

Year of Foundation: 1967

ESC Member since: 1968

Working Groups

  • Acute Cardiac Care
  • Basic Science
  • Cardiac Arrhythmias and Pacing
  • Cardiovascular Imaging
  • Cardiac Prevention and Rehabilitation
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Heart Failure
  • Invasive Cardiology
  • Medical Treatment
  • Thrombosis
  • Young Cardiologists


Sydänääni (Heart Sound) is the journal of the Finnish Cardiac Society. The first publication was in 1990. It is issued 5 times a year in English.
Editor in chief: Kjell Nikus

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Upcoming events

  • Wednesday 22 - Friday 24 April 2020 (3 Days)
    22/04/2020 00:00 24/04/2020 00:00 Europe/Paris Spring Meeting of the Finnish Cardiac Society 2020 true DD/MM/YYYY
    Tampere - Finland

    Spring Meeting of the Finnish Cardiac Society 2020 cancelled due to the COVID-19 epidemic.

  • Saturday 29 August - Wednesday 02 September 2020 (5 Days)
    29/08/2020 00:00 02/09/2020 00:00 Europe/Paris ESC Congress 2020 Tampere - Finland European Society of Cardiology true DD/MM/YYYY
    European Society of Cardiology
    Amsterdam - Netherlands
  • Wednesday 30 September - Friday 02 October 2020 (3 Days)
    30/09/2020 00:00 02/10/2020 00:00 Europe/Paris Autumn Meeting of the Finnish Cardiac Society 2020 Amsterdam - Netherlands true DD/MM/YYYY
  • Thursday 03 - Saturday 05 June 2021 (3 Days)
    03/06/2021 00:00 05/06/2021 00:00 Europe/Paris 28th Nordic-Baltic Congress of Cardiology Helsinki - Finland true DD/MM/YYYY