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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 A. Iniguez Romo, FESC
President Elect:  Dr M. Anguita Sanchez, FESC
Past President: Dr J. R. Gonzalez-Juanatey, FESC
General Secretary: Dr I. Fernandez Lozano, FESC
Treasurer: Dr R. Hidalgo Urbano

Key information

Number of Members:  4446
Year of Foundation: 1944
ESC Member since: 1965

Our objectives

  • Raising the level of knowledge concerning the heart and the circulatory system, 
  • Advancing the prevention of cardiovascular diseases,
  • Improving survival and quality of life of the patients.


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 3 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

All guidelines are available from the Spanish Society of Cardiology website.

National Registries

Continuing Medical Education

    • On-line Courses
    • Spanish Heart House Courses


Revista Española de Cardiologia is an international, peer review journal, dedicated to cardiovascular diseases. The journal has an IF of 3.342 (2013) and provides free online full-text access (HTML and PDF) to the English and Spanish electronic editions through PubMed and also though its website with is available in English and in Spanish

Original manuscripts can be submitted both in English and Spanish using a dedicated online submission system.     

Revista Española de Cardiologia  is the official journal of the Sociedad Española de Cardiología and it was first published in 1947. For further information, please contact the Editorial Secretariat here

ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines endorsed by your National Society




Upcoming Events

  • Sunday 16 July 2017

    Barcelona - Spain

    Scientific programme endorsed by the European Association of Preventive Cardiology, a registered branch of the ESC.


  • European Society of Cardiology

    Saturday 26 - Wednesday 30 August 2017 (5 Days)

    Barcelona - Spain


  • European Association of Preventive Cardiology

    Wednesday 30 - Thursday 31 August 2017 (2 Days)

    Barcelona - Spain

    The course provides an up-to-date and comprehensive approach to the evaluation of athletes, for physicians and allied health professionals with interest in Sports Cardiology.

    The course will address pathophysiologic mechanisms and the diagnostic pathway to formulate correct diagnosis of the most common CV diseases in athletes. Appropriate management of the CV diseases according to the current guidelines will be explained by means of illustrative clinical cases.

    Meeting endorsed by the European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA), a Registered Branch of the ESC.


  • Sunday 24 - Wednesday 27 September 2017 (4 Days)

    Barcelona - Spain

    The 18th ESOT 2017 Congress is the European key event for Transplantation. A high tech medical conference that  will include most of the hot topics in modern transplant medicine like personalized medicine, big data in transplantation and challenges in innovation. Also relevant clinical and immunological topics on solid organ transplantation will be discussed. Finally new technologies, and the race between repair or create new organs will be updated.


  • Acute Cardiovascular Care Association

    Thursday 02 - Saturday 04 November 2017 (3 Days)

    Madrid - Spain

    The ACCA School is a 2 days practical hands-on meeting, aimed to train young doctors on how to best treat patients with acute cardiovascular diseases. 6 workshops are specifically designed for small groups to optimise learning outcome.

    The School will be followed by the ACCA Certification exam on Acute Cardiac Care  (4 November 2017).


  • Acute Cardiovascular Care Association

    Saturday 03 - Monday 05 March 2018 (3 Days)

    Milan - Italy


  • European Society of Cardiology

    Saturday 25 - Wednesday 29 August 2018 (5 Days)

    München - Germany