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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

  • Thursday 25 - Saturday 27 October 2018 (3 Days)
    25/10/2018 00:00 27/10/2018 00:00 Europe/Paris SEC 2018 - Annual Congress of the Spanish Society of Cardiology true DD/MM/YYYY

    Visit the ESC Stand:
    Find out about ESC Membership, ESC Congress 2019, our educational programme and much more.

  • Thursday 25 - Saturday 27 October 2018 (3 Days)
    25/10/2018 00:00 27/10/2018 00:00 Europe/Paris EACVI Brainstorming meeting on Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiac CT 2018 European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging true DD/MM/YYYY
    European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging
  • Monday 05 - Wednesday 07 November 2018 (3 Days)
    05/11/2018 00:00 07/11/2018 00:00 Europe/Paris Procedural EHRA training 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.

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

    Presentation of advanced ablation techniques and technologies.

  • Saturday 02 - Monday 04 March 2019 (3 Days)
    02/03/2019 00:00 04/03/2019 00:00 Europe/Paris Acute Cardiovascular Care 2019 Madrid - Spain Acute Cardiovascular Care Association true DD/MM/YYYY
    Acute Cardiovascular Care Association
  • Sunday 17 - Tuesday 19 March 2019 (3 Days)
    17/03/2019 00:00 19/03/2019 00:00 Europe/Paris EHRA 2019 Malaga - Spain European Heart Rhythm Association true DD/MM/YYYY
    European Heart Rhythm Association
    Lisbon - Portugal
  • Thursday 02 - Saturday 04 May 2019 (3 Days)
    02/05/2019 00:00 04/05/2019 00:00 Europe/Paris EuroCMR 2019 Lisbon - Portugal European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging true DD/MM/YYYY
    European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging
    Venice - Lido VE - Italy
  • 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 - Lido VE - 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.

  • 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 Seville - Spain true DD/MM/YYYY
  • Saturday 23 - Tuesday 26 May 2020 (4 Days)
    23/05/2020 08:30 26/05/2020 12:30 Europe/Paris Heart Failure 2020 Paris - France DD/MM/YYYY
    Barcelona - Spain