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Spanish Society of Cardiology

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

Spain, ES


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



President: Dr M. Anguita Sanchez, FESC

President Elect:  Dr Angel Cequier Fillat, FESC

Past President: Dr A. Iniguez Romo, FESC

General Secretary: Dr Lorenzo Silva Melchor, FESC

Treasurer: Dr Inaki Lekuona Goya, FESC

Key information

Number of Members:  4446

Year of Foundation: 1944

ESC Member since: 1965

Our objectives

The members of the Society are cardiologist or other professionals involved with heart disease.

The CME program includes once a month seminary at the Heart House.

The Working Groups are directly related to the Vice-president although they have "autonomy" in programming their annual meeting.

Their Committee members are elected among the SEC members every 2 years.

The Spanish Heart Foundation (Fundación Española del Corazón) helps to prevent cardiovascular diseases through educational programmes, fund raising to stimulate cardiovascular investigation and to promote the rehabilitation of cardiovascular patients.

Spanish Society of Cardiology Guidelines


TRANSLATIONS OF THE ESC GUIDELINES ENDORSED BY THE SEC:  (Spanish only. Editorial comments are available in English and in Spanish)

National Registries


Continuing Medical Education

  • On-line Courses
  • Spanish Heart House Courses


Revista Española de Cardiología (Rev Esp Cardiol), is an international scientific journal dealing with cardiovascular medicine and is the official publication of the Spanish Society of Cardiology.

JCR 2016: 4.485      SJR 2016: 0.476 

Available in English and in Spanish. ISSN: 0300-8932  e-ISSN: 1579-2242. ISSN:1885-5857

Original manuscripts can be submitted either in English or in Spanish using a dedicated online submission system.     
For further information, please contact the Editorial Secretariat here.

ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines endorsed by your National Society




Upcoming Events

  • Wednesday 01 May 2019
    01/05/2019 00:00 01/05/2019 00:00 Europe/Paris EACVI Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Certification Exam (CMR) European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging DD/MM/YYYY
    European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging
  • Wednesday 15 - Saturday 18 May 2019 (4 Days)
    15/05/2019 00:00 18/05/2019 00:00 Europe/Paris 53rd Annual Meeting for European Paediatric and Congenital Cardiology Venice - Italy true DD/MM/YYYY
    Seville - Spain

    Over the last 50 years, paediatric and congenital cardiology specialties have not only demonstrated an evolution, but even a revolution of diagnostic and interventional techniques, neonates and adult congenital surgery, training management and society influence.

    The Scientific Program includes multidisciplinary approach to the field of Paediatric and Congenital Heart Disease, the right way to step forward. There will be an important emphasis on latest developments and innovations, but at the same time, focusing on basic and advanced educational opportunities, targeting in junior specialists, trainees, nurses and students. Highlights will include the Update Course on Left ventricle Diseases, and there will be expert invited lectures, exciting sessions of the AEPC Working Groups, interactive sessions and abstracts sessions.

  • Thursday 16 May 2019
    16/05/2019 00:00 16/05/2019 00:00 Europe/Paris International Meeting on Aortic Diseases Seville - Spain true DD/MM/YYYY
    Madrid - Spain

    During the last years we notice an increase in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular diseases. Nonetheless, aortic diseases still present a high mortality. This complex scenario makes that management of aortic disorders needs a multidisciplinary approach, with cardiologists, cardiac and vascular surgeons.

  • Thursday 23 - Saturday 25 May 2019 (3 Days)
    23/05/2019 00:00 25/05/2019 00:00 Europe/Paris EHRA course on Advanced EP with focus on AF ablation

    Organised by EHRA: This course is destined for fellows in training and physicians who wish to consolidate their knowledge in preparation for the EHRA certification exam. The course covers theoretical aspects of electrophysiology, as well as practical exercises on systematic interpretation of tracings. The aim of the course is to ensure that the participant masters the principles of techniques he will be applying throughout his practice.

    Madrid - Spain European Heart Rhythm Association true DD/MM/YYYY
    European Heart Rhythm Association
    Madrid - Spain

    Presentation of advanced ablation techniques and technologies.

  • 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 Madrid - Spain European Society of Cardiology true DD/MM/YYYY
    European Society of Cardiology
  • Friday 04 - Saturday 05 October 2019 (2 Days)
    04/10/2019 00:00 05/10/2019 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.

    Paris - France ESC Working Group on Myocardial & Pericardial Diseases true DD/MM/YYYY
    ESC Working Group on Myocardial & Pericardial Diseases
    La Coruna - Spain

    This 2 day meeting of the ESC Working Group on Myocardial and Pericardial Diseases aims to communicate progress in basic science and practical management of myocardial and pericardial diseases to a broad audience with an interest in the conditions including physicians, specialist nurses, clinical researchers, pathologists, geneticists, basic scientist and young investigators.

  • Saturday 12 October 2019
    12/10/2019 00:00 12/10/2019 00:00 Europe/Paris EACVI/EANM Nuclear Cardiology Certification Exam La Coruna - Spain European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging DD/MM/YYYY
    European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging
    Barcelona - Spain

    Registration is not open yet

  • Saturday 12 - Wednesday 16 October 2019 (5 Days)
    12/10/2019 00:00 16/10/2019 00:00 Europe/Paris EANM'19 - 32nd Annual Congress of the European Association of Nuclear Medicine Barcelona - Spain true DD/MM/YYYY
    Barcelona - Spain

    With more than 150 Sessions, each year, about 6,200 participants have the possibility to network and discuss the newest trends and findings in the field of Nuclear Medicine.

  • Monday 14 - Wednesday 16 October 2019 (3 Days)
    14/10/2019 14:00 16/10/2019 12:00 Europe/Paris Cardiovascular Development Meeting 2019

    This official meeting of the ESC Working Group on Development, Anatomy & Pathology.


    Barcelona - Spain ESC Working Group on Development, Anatomy & Pathology DD/MM/YYYY
    ESC Working Group on Development, Anatomy & Pathology
    Málaga - Spain

    This official meeting of the ESC Working Group on Development, Anatomy & Pathology.


  • Thursday 17 - Saturday 19 October 2019 (3 Days)
    17/10/2019 00:00 19/10/2019 00:00 Europe/Paris SEC 2019 - Annual Congress of the Spanish Society of Cardiology Málaga - Spain true DD/MM/YYYY

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