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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 2019-2020

President: Dr. Stefano Urbinati, FESC

Vice-President: Prof. Perrone-Filardi

Secretary: Prof. Sinagra, FESC

Treasurer: Dr. Colivicchi, FESC

Councillor: Dr. Gabrielli

Councillor: Prof. Indolfi, FESC

Key information

Number of Members: 4814

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

  • Saturday 29 August - Tuesday 01 September 2020 (4 Days)
    29/08/2020 00:00 01/09/2020 00:00 Europe/Paris ESC Congress 2020 - The Digital Experience European Society of Cardiology true DD/MM/YYYY
    European Society of Cardiology
  • Friday 09 - Saturday 10 October 2020 (2 Days)
    09/10/2020 00:00 10/10/2020 00:00 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

    This two-day meeting of the ESC Working Group on Myocardial and Pericardial Diseases communicates progress in basic science and practical management to a broad audience, including physicians, specialist nurses, clinical researchers, pathologists, geneticists, basic scientists and young investigators.

  • Friday 09 - Saturday 10 October 2020 (2 Days)
    09/10/2020 08:45 10/10/2020 14:00 Europe/Paris Ninth EAPC Training Course on the Use of Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing in Cardiology

    The course aims to promote knowledge and use of cardiopulmonary exercise testing (CPET) in cardiology, offering participants the opportunity to meet well-known experts in the field, assist in live demonstrations of CPET and discuss clinical cases.

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    European Association of Preventive Cardiology
    Marseille - France

    New Date: 9–10 October 2020

    (rescheduled from 12–13 June 2020)