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Swiss Society of Cardiology

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

Switzerland, CH


Board 2016-2018

President: Prof. Dr. med. Michael Zellweger, FESC

President-Elect: PD Dr. med. Giovanni Pedrazzini

Pastpresident: Dr. med. Urs Kaufmann, FESC

President of Congress: Prof. Dr. med. François Mach, FESC

Treasurer: Dr. med. Philipp Weiss


  • PD Dr. med. Richard Kobza, FESC
  • Dr. med. Jacqueline Landolt
  • Dr. med. Patrick Monnier
  • Prof. Dr. med. Jürg Schwitter, FESC
  • Prof. Dr. med. Thomas Suter
  • Prof. Dr. med. Felix C. Tanner
  • Prof. Dr. med. Mario Togni
  • Prof. Dr. med. Michel Zuber, FESC

Representative of Pediatric Cardiology: PD Dr. med. Christian Balmer

Representative SSCC: Prof. Dr. med. Michele Genoni

Representative SCOT: Dr. med. Simon Stämpfli

Director: Dr. med. Marjam Rüdiger-Stürchler

Permanent staff: Karin Guldenfels

Key information

Number of Members: 828

Year of Foundation: 1948

ESC Member since: 1950

ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines endorsed by your National Society




Upcoming Events

  • Saturday 25 - Wednesday 29 August 2018 (5 Days)
    25/08/2018 00:00 29/08/2018 00:00 Europe/Paris ESC Congress 2018 European Society of Cardiology true DD/MM/YYYY
    European Society of Cardiology
    Munich - Germany
  • Wednesday 23 - Saturday 26 January 2019 (4 Days)
    23/01/2019 17:00 26/01/2019 13:00 Europe/Paris HFA Winter Meeting on Translational Heart Failure Research

    Annual Winter Research Meeting

    Held in Les Diablerets, Switzerland, on 25-28 January 2017, this meeting covers aspects of Translational and Basic Science in heart failure

    Munich - Germany Heart Failure Association of the ESC DD/MM/YYYY
    Heart Failure Association of the ESC
    The premier meeting for basic translational science in Europe.
  • Saturday 31 August - Wednesday 04 September 2019 (5 Days)
    31/08/2019 00:00 04/09/2019 00:00 Europe/Paris ESC Congress 2019 Munich - Germany true DD/MM/YYYY
    Paris - France