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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.


Board 2023 - 2025

President: Dr. Luis Rodriguez Padial

President Elect:  Dr. Ignacio Fernandez Lozano

Past President: Dr. Julian Perez-Villacastin

Vice-President: Dr. José Maria de la Torre Hernandez

General Secretary: Dr. Carolina Ortiz Cortes

Key information

Number of Members: 6096

Year of Foundation: 1944

ESC Member since: 1965

Our objectives

The members of the society are cardiologists or other professionals involved with heart disease.

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

The working groups are supervised directly by 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, fundraising to stimulate cardiovascular investigation and to promote the rehabilitation of cardiovascular patients.

Cardiology Guidelines

Translations of the ESC Guidelines endorsed by the SEC (Spanish only. Editorial comments are available in English and Spanish)

National Registries (English) (Spanish)

Continuing Medical Education

  • Online Courses
  • Spanish Heart House Courses


REC Publications is the family of scientific publications of the Spanish Society of Cardiology

ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines endorsed by your National Society




Upcoming Events

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

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

  • Tuesday 24 - Saturday 28 September 2024 (5 Days)
    24/09/2024 00:00 28/09/2024 00:00 Europe/Paris Madrid Cardiac CT Spectral Academy - Level 2 London - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland true DD/MM/YYYY
    Endorsed by the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging
    Madrid - Spain
  • Thursday 10 - Saturday 12 October 2024 (3 Days)
    10/10/2024 12:00 12/10/2024 12:30 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 DD/MM/YYYY
    European Heart Rhythm Association
    Malaga - Spain

    This in-person training course on advanced electrophysiology (EP) with focus on atrial fibrillation ablation will take place from 10 to 12 October 2024 in Malaga, Spain.

  • Wednesday 06 - Friday 08 November 2024 (3 Days)
    06/11/2024 00:00 08/11/2024 00:00 Europe/Paris CARDIOTOX 2024 Malaga - Spain true DD/MM/YYYY
    Endorsed by the European Society of Cardiology
    Madrid - Spain
  • Friday 08 - Saturday 09 November 2024 (2 Days)
    08/11/2024 10:00 09/11/2024 18:00 Europe/Paris ACVC School 2024

    The ACVC School offers the opportunity to develop skills in a state-of-the-art simulation lab. Seven workshops are specifically designed for small groups to optimise learning outcomes.

    Madrid - Spain Association for Acute CardioVascular Care DD/MM/YYYY
    Association for Acute CardioVascular Care
    Barcelona - Spain

    Are you on the front line treating critically ill patients? Do you need to make decisions quickly and implement the right techniques? Then the ACVC School is designed for you. 100% of the previous years' delegates recommend the school to their colleagues.

    Registration is open