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Portuguese Society of Cardiology

The Portuguese Society of Cardiology is a member of the European Society of Cardiology

Portugal, PT


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


Board 2023-2025

President: Prof. Helder Pereira, FESC

Past President: Prof. Lino Gonçalves, FESC

Vice Presidents: Dr. Manuel Almeida, Dr. Sofia Cabral, FESC

General Secretary: Dr Eduardo Oliveira, FESC

Treasurer: Dr. Luisa Moura Branco, FESC

Key information

Number of Members: 1414

Year of Foundation: 1949

ESC Member since: 1950

Main Activities

  • Annual Congress
  • Guidelines
  • Clinical Trials and Surveys
  • Education and Training Courses

Working Groups

  • Cellular Biology and Cardiovascular Genetics
  • Nuclear Cardiology and Magnetic Resonance
  • Congenital Myocardiomiopathies
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiac Intensive Care
  • Echocardiography
  • Cardio-Oncology
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation and Exercise Physiology
  • Valvular Diseases
  • Cardiac Heart Failure
  • Myocardial and Pericardial Diseases
  • Cardiovascular Risk
  • Thrombosis and Platelets
  • Hypertension Portuguese Association
  • Pacing, Arrhythmology and Electrophysiology Portuguese Association
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Digital Health
  • Nucleus of Nursing in Cardiology
  • Nucleus of Technicians in Cardiology
  • Nucleus of Young Cardiologists
  • Portuguese Council for the Practice of Cardiology


  • Ethics
  • Investigation
  • International relations
  • National Center of Data Collection in Cardiology
  • Nominating


The Portuguese Journal of Cardiology, the official journal of the Portuguese Society of Cardiology, was founded in 1982 with the aim of keeping Portuguese cardiologists informed through the publication of scientific articles on areas such as arrhythmology and electrophysiology, cardiovascular surgery, intensive care, coronary artery disease, cardiovascular imaging, hypertension, heart failure and cardiovascular prevention. The Journal is a monthly publication (12 issues per year) with high standards of quality in terms of scientific content and production. Since 1999 it has been published in English as well as Portuguese, which has widened its readership abroad. It is distributed to all members of the Portuguese Societies of Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Pneumology and Cardiothoracic Surgery, as well as to leading non-Portuguese cardiologists and to virtually all cardiology societies worldwide. It has been referred in Medline since 1987.
Editor in chief: Nuno Cardim

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Upcoming Events

  • Friday 19 - Sunday 21 April 2024 (3 Days)
    19/04/2024 00:00 21/04/2024 00:00 Europe/Paris Portuguese Cardiology Congress 2024 Portuguese Society of Cardiology true DD/MM/YYYY
  • Saturday 11 - Tuesday 14 May 2024 (4 Days)
    11/05/2024 00:00 14/05/2024 00:00 Europe/Paris Heart Failure 2024


    Vilamoura - Portugal Heart Failure Association of the ESC true DD/MM/YYYY
    Heart Failure Association of the ESC
    Lisbon - Portugal


  • Friday 30 August - Monday 02 September 2024 (4 Days)
    30/08/2024 00:00 02/09/2024 00:00 Europe/Paris ESC Congress 2024

    Lisbon - Portugal European Society of Cardiology true DD/MM/YYYY
    European Society of Cardiology
    London - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

  • Thursday 10 - Saturday 12 October 2024 (3 Days)
    10/10/2024 11:30 12/10/2024 13:00 Europe/Paris EuroThrombosis and EuroVessels 2024 London - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland ESC Working Group on Thrombosis DD/MM/YYYY