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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

  • Saturday 26 - Wednesday 30 August 2017 (5 Days)

    European Society of Cardiology
    Barcelona - Spain
  • Thursday 28 - Saturday 30 September 2017 (3 Days)

    European Heart Rhythm Association
    Warsaw - Poland

    Presentation of advanced mapping and ablation techniques and technologies.

  • 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.

  • Thursday 16 - Friday 17 November 2017 (2 Days)

    Berlin - Germany

    This workshop offers dedicated, state of the art training in CMR stress testing and ischemic heart disease. Practical aspects are at the core of both lectures and hands-on training sessions which include live clinical cases at the scanner and extensive case reviews on dedicated workstations.

  • Thursday 23 - Friday 24 November 2017 (2 Days)

    Berlin - Germany

    This workshop offers dedicated training on the principles and applications for quantitative tissue characterization using T1, T2, and T2* mapping techniques.

    The course focuses on advantages and limitations of novel pulse sequences for parametric mapping and their clinical applications for assessing fibrotic, inflammatory and infiltrative cardiomyopathies, myocardial edema and iron overload.

  • Wednesday 06 - Saturday 09 December 2017 (4 Days)

    European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging
    Lisbon - Portugal
  • Friday 20 - Saturday 21 April 2018 (2 Days)

    Working Group on Grown-Up Congenital Heart Disease
    Münster - Germany

    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.

     

  • Saturday 25 - Wednesday 29 August 2018 (5 Days)

    European Society of Cardiology
    München - Germany