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Swiss Society of Cardiology

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

Switzerland, CH


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


Board 2018-2020

President: PD Dr. med. Giovanni Pedrazzini

President-Elect: Prof. Felix C. Tanner

Past-president: Prof. Dr. med. Michael Zellweger, FESC

President of Congress: Prof. Michel Zuber, FESC

Treasurer: Dr. med. Philipp Weiss


  • Prof. Richard Kobza, FESC
  • Dr. Jacqueline Landolt
  • Prof. Michael Billinger
  • Prof. Jürg Schwitter, FESC
  • Dr. David Carballo
  • Dr. Tomoe Stampfli Andres
  • Prof. Mario Togni
  • Dr. Christophe Wyss

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

Representative SSCC: Prof. Dr. med. Friedrich S. Eckstein

Representative SCOT: Dr. med. Leonardo Glutz von Blotzheim

Director: Dr. med. Marjam Rüdiger-Stürchler

Permanent staff: Karin Guldenfels

Key information

Number of Members: 729

Year of Foundation: 1948

ESC Member since: 1950


Kardiovaskuläre Medizin / Médicine Cardiovasculaire / Cardiovascular Medicine is an international clinical practice journal launched in 1998. This open access journal publishes reviews from recognized experts in the field, covering current topics and news pertaining to cardiology, angiology, hypertension, cardiovascular surgery, as well as other related disciplines, and selected reports on original research. These articles are rounded off with in-depth guidelines, the latest developments in the scientific community, as well as clinical case reports. There are also special editions that focus on hot topics, as well as summary reports of national conferences, such as the annual meeting of the Swiss Society of Cardiology.

The journal moved to a continuous publication model in January 2018. After articles have been accepted for publication and have been corrected by our language editors, the authors receive proofs for their approval to print. As soon as we have received feedback from the authors, the articles are published online. The journal is published in English, French and German. 

Editors in Chief: Andreas Flammer (German) / François Mach (French)

ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines endorsed by your National Society




Upcoming Events

  • Sunday 31 May - Wednesday 03 June 2020 (4 Days)
    31/05/2020 00:00 03/06/2020 00:00 Europe/Paris EAS Congress 2020 true DD/MM/YYYY
    Geneva - Switzerland

    88th Congress of the European Atherosclerosis Society (EAS) - explore the latest developments in research into the causes of atherosclerosis and related vascular disease.

  • Wednesday 03 - Friday 05 June 2020 (3 Days)
    03/06/2020 00:00 05/06/2020 00:00 Europe/Paris Joint Annual Meeting of the Swiss Society of Cardiology and the Swiss Society of Cardiac Surgery Geneva - Switzerland true DD/MM/YYYY
    Davos - Switzerland

    The Joint Annual Meeting of the Swiss Society of Cardiology and the Swiss Society of Cardiac Surgery is cancelled due to the COVID-19.

  • Saturday 29 August - Wednesday 02 September 2020 (5 Days)
    29/08/2020 00:00 02/09/2020 00:00 Europe/Paris ESC Congress 2020 Davos - Switzerland European Society of Cardiology true DD/MM/YYYY
    European Society of Cardiology
    Amsterdam - Netherlands