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Italian Federation of Cardiology

Italian Federation of Cardiology is a member of the European Society of Cardiology

Italy, IT


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

The Italian Federation of Cardiology (FIC) represents the Italian cardiology community in Europe and worldwide. It was founded in the year 2000 and it groups together the two main national cardiology societies, namely the Italian Society of Cardiology (SIC) and the Italian Association of Hospital Cardiologists (ANMCO). The FIC Board of Directors includes three members from each cardiology society. The President is appointed for three years and is alternately a representative of one of the two constituent societies.

The primary aims of the FIC are:

  • To represent the Italian cardiology community within the European Society of Cardiology and to interact with the international cardiology community
  • To plan, develop and implement a common, unified policy for the promotion of:
    • optimal patient care and cardiovascular disease prevention
    • professional continuing education programmes
    • standards and diagnostic/therapeutic guidelines
    • relationships with local healthcare authorities and the healthcare national system


Executive Board

President: Dr. Stefano Urbinati, FESC

Vice-President: Prof. Perrone-Filardi

Secretary: Prof. Sinagra, FESC

Treasurer: Dr. Colivicchi, FESC

Councillor: Prof. Oliva, FESC

Councillor: Prof. Indolfi, FESC

Key information

Number of Members: 4571

Year of Foundation: 1998

ESC Member since: 1998


Giornale Italiano di Cardiologia is the journal of Italian Federation of Cardiology issued 11 times a year in Italian. The first publication was in 2000.
Editor in chief: Giuseppe Di Pasquale.

Journal of Cardiovascular Medicine is a monthly publication of the Italian Federation of Cardiology in English. ​​ It publishes original research articles, epidemiological studies, new methodological clinical approaches, case reports, design and goals of clinical trials, review articles, points of view, editorials and images in cardiovascular medicine.
Editor in chief: Livio Dei Cas

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Upcoming Events

  • Friday 07 - Saturday 08 October 2022 (2 Days)
    07/10/2022 08:30 08/10/2022 16:00 Europe/Paris Myocardial and Pericardial Diseases Meeting

    This 3 day meeting of the ESC Working Group on Myocardial and Pericardial Diseases is designed to promote close interaction between basic science and clinical practice.

    With a broad range of topics, the meeting addresses a wide audience including physicians, clinical researchers, cardiologists, pathologists, basic scientists, and young investigators.

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    ESC Working Group on Myocardial & Pericardial Diseases
    Turin - Italy

    The M&PD two day on-site meeting in Turin, Italy, communicates progress in the basic science and clinical management of myocardial and pericardial diseases.

    Join us in Turin! The late fee deadline is 6 October.

  • Friday 07 - Sunday 09 October 2022 (3 Days)
    07/10/2022 11:45 09/10/2022 13:00 Europe/Paris HFA Clinical Trials in Heart Failure Course 2022 Turin - Italy Heart Failure Association of the ESC DD/MM/YYYY
    Heart Failure Association of the ESC
    Sorrento - Italy

    The Heart Failure Association is pleased to announce the upcoming HFA Clinical Trials in Heart Failure course taking place in Sorrento, Italy from 7 to 9 October 2022. This face-to-face course, bringing faculty and participants together, will provide a valuable opportunity for exchange.

    Registration for this course is now closed. 


  • Friday 21 October 2022
    21/10/2022 00:00 21/10/2022 00:00 Europe/Paris Malattie Cardiovascolari e differenze di genere Sorrento - Italy true DD/MM/YYYY
    Endorsed by the European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions
    Milan - Italy
  • Wednesday 02 November 2022
    02/11/2022 23:00 02/11/2022 23:00 Europe/Paris EACVI Online Certification Exam - Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance CHD (CMR-CHD)


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