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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 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 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

    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 16 - Wednesday 20 February 2019 (5 Days)
    16/02/2019 00:00 20/02/2019 00:00 Europe/Paris Cardiology Update 2019

    This four day programme will offer a comprehensive update of major topics in cardiology, presented by a distinguished international teaching faculty. true DD/MM/YYYY
    Endorsed by the European Society of Cardiology
    Davos - Switzerland

    This five-day programme will offer a comprehensive update of major topics in cardiology, presented by a distinguished international teaching faculty.

  • Sunday 16 - Friday 21 June 2019 (6 Days)
    16/06/2019 00:00 21/06/2019 00:00 Europe/Paris Joint Annual Meeting of the Swiss Society of Cardiology and the Swiss Society of Vascular Thoracic Surgery Davos - Switzerland true DD/MM/YYYY
  • Monday 24 - Thursday 27 June 2019 (4 Days)
    24/06/2019 08:30 27/06/2019 17:00 Europe/Paris Preventive Cardiology, Cardiac Rehabilitation & Sports Cardiology Davos - Switzerland European Association of Preventive Cardiology DD/MM/YYYY
    European Association of Preventive Cardiology
    Bern - Switzerland

    Cardiovascular disease remain the leading cause of death and disability in most European countries. Secondary prevention has become a cornerstone of treatment, but a majority of coronary patients do not achieve guideline standards, predisposing them to progression of disease, recurrent events, and heart failure.

  • Saturday 31 August - Wednesday 04 September 2019 (5 Days)
    31/08/2019 00:00 04/09/2019 00:00 Europe/Paris ESC Congress 2019 together with World Congress of Cardiology Bern - Switzerland European Society of Cardiology true DD/MM/YYYY
    European Society of Cardiology