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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: 828

Year of Foundation: 1948

ESC Member since: 1950

ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines endorsed by your National Society




Upcoming Events

  • Wednesday 22 - Saturday 25 January 2020 (4 Days)
    22/01/2020 17:00 25/01/2020 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

    Heart Failure Association of the ESC DD/MM/YYYY
    Heart Failure Association of the ESC
    The premier meeting for basic and translational heart failure science in Europe.
  • 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
  • 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