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Israel Heart Society

The Israel Heart Society is a member of the European Society of Cardiology

Israel, IL


As a member of the Israel Heart Society you are automatically a member of the European Society of Cardiology and the ESC Community.

Board 2017-2019

President: Prof. Ran Kornowski, FESC

Past President: Prof. Michael Glikson, FESC

General Secretary and Treasurer: Prof. Ronen Rubinshtein, FESC

President Elect: Prof. Doron Zahger, FESC

Key information

Number of members: 783

Year of Foundation: 1953

ESC Member since: 1996

Israel Heart Society Guidelines

All guidelines are available from the Israel Heart Society website at the following address:

Working Groups

The Israel Heart Society has different Working Groups:

  • Interventional cardiology
  • Pacing and electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Epidemiology and prevention
  • Intensive cardiac care
  • Myocardial and pericardial diseases
  • Echocardiography
  • Nuclear cardiology & Cardiac CT
  • Clinical Cardiology in the Community
  • Heart Failure
  • Cardiovascular Pharmacology & Drug Therapy
  • Forum of the Cardiologists of Tomorrow

In addition to the above, within the Israel Heart Society are the Israel Paediatric Cardiology Society and the Israel Society of Cardiac Surgery.

ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines endorsed by your National Society




Upcoming events

  • Tuesday 30 April - Wednesday 01 May 2019 (2 Days)
    30/04/2019 00:00 01/05/2019 00:00 Europe/Paris The 66th Annual Conference of the Israel Heart Society true DD/MM/YYYY
    Tel Aviv - Israel

    The 66th Annual conference of the Israel Heart Society in association with the Israel Society of Cardiothoracic Surgery will take place at the Convention Center.

    The upcoming meeting will focus on innovation in cardiovascular medicine, while combining original scientific contributions and invited lectures divided into plenary and parallel sessions in the various subspecialties.

    The 2019 meeting will be supplemented with additional educational sessions, some novel collaborative sessions, a unique session of women in cardiology and dedicated sessions for the trainees.

  • Tuesday 30 April - Wednesday 01 May 2019 (2 Days)
    30/04/2019 00:00 01/05/2019 00:00 Europe/Paris The 66th Israel Heart Society Annual Conference (IHS) Tel Aviv - Israel true DD/MM/YYYY
  • 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 Tel Aviv - Israel European Society of Cardiology true DD/MM/YYYY
    European Society of Cardiology