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German Cardiac Society

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

Germany, DE



 

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

Board 2015-2017

President: Prof. H. A. Katus, FESC
Past-President:
Prof. C. W. Hamm, FESC
Secretary: Prof. K. Werdan
Treasurer: Peter Fröhlich

Key Information

Number of members: 9701
Year of Foundation: 1927
ESC Member since: 1952

Journals

Basic Research in Cardiology  is an official journal of the German Cardiac Society. Language: English. Six issues per year (every other month).
Clinical Research in Cardiology is an official journal of the German Cardiac Society Language: English. Published monthly.

Der Kardiologe is an official journal of the German Cardiac Society
Language: German. Six issues per year (every other month)

Herzschrittmachertherapie und Elektrophysiologie
Language: German. Four issues per year

For all the above journals detailed information is available on-line (contact details, submission of articles, subscripton, on-line access, etc)

Cardio News, and its supplement 'Cardio compact': 10 issues per year, in German. Print and online versions are available. (NB: Cardio News is not an official journal of the German Cardiac Society)

Working Groups

Information concerning the chairs: http://dgk.org/ueber-uns/arbeitsgruppen/


ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines endorsed by your National Society

Date

Title

Topic(s)

Upcoming events

  • Thursday 01 - Friday 02 June 2017 (2 Days)

    Bad Krozingen - Germany

    The aim of this course is to build a bridge between non-invasive imaging and tactile feedback in the operating room, to enable young as well  as advanced cardiologists to share the way of surgical thinking , to touch the disease and to learn to anticipate which interventional procedures will work excellent and which ones will be more likely to be prone to failure.

    In-person
    event

  • European Society of Cardiology

    Saturday 26 - Wednesday 30 August 2017 (5 Days)

    Barcelona - Spain

    In-person
    event

  • European Heart Rhythm Association

    Thursday 28 - Saturday 30 September 2017 (3 Days)

    Warsaw - Poland

    Presentation of advanced mapping and ablation techniques and technologies.

    In-person
    event

  • Wednesday 08 - Friday 10 November 2017 (3 Days)

    Berlin - Germany

    eHealth is reshaping the way doctors and medical professionals work or interact between themselves and with their patients. New tools and data will have a great impact on daily Professional activities.

    This congress aims to contribute to a successful translation from research and development to clinical application  by bringing the various stakeholders together. Clinicians will learn how to apply the most important tools in eCardiology and eHealth to improve their daily work, for the benefit of their patients, whilst researchers, technicians, industry partners, health authorities and regulators, alike, will learn from clinicians what their real needs are.

    Scientific Programme endorsed by the European Association of Preventive Cardiology (EAPC), a registered branch of the European Society of Cardiology.

    In-person
    event

  • European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging

    Wednesday 06 - Saturday 09 December 2017 (4 Days)

    Lisbon - Portugal

    In-person
    event

  • European Society of Cardiology

    Saturday 25 - Wednesday 29 August 2018 (5 Days)

    Munich - Germany

    In-person
    event