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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
Councillors:
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


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Upcoming Events

  • Wednesday 19 - Friday 21 April 2017 (3 Days)

    Berlin - Germany

    Comprehensive Cardiovascular Cardiothoracic Care (C4) will be the thematic background of the 32nd Annual EACTA Congress in Berlin. Lectures, workshops, problem-based learning discussions and meet-the-expert sessions will cover all aspects from pre-procedural decision-making and optimisation to intra-procedural management and post-procedural care as well.

    In-person
    event

  • Working Group on Grown-Up Congenital Heart Diseases

    Friday 05 - Saturday 06 May 2017 (2 Days)

    Lausanne - Switzerland

    The European meeting in Adult Congenital Heart Disease, EuroGUCH, provides an independent educational forum for healthcare professionals across Europe.

    It is aimed at cardiologists and allied medical professionals with an interest in congenital heart disease as well as specialists in the field.

    Focus of the meeting is innovative treatments and interventions which can be applied to the adult patient population with congenital heart disease, with a faculty made up of internationally renowned speakers and experts in the field.

     

    In-person
    event

  • Monday 29May - Thursday 01 June 2017 (4 Days)

    Geneva - Switzerland

    The aim of this meeting is to discuss cutting edge in vascular biology, as well as to explore new scientific frontiers that are relevant to the various societal challenges facing the 21st century.

    The scientific programme is endorsed by the ESC Working Group on Atherosclerosis and Vascular Biology

    In-person
    event

  • In-person
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  • European Society of Cardiology

    Saturday 26 - Wednesday 30 August 2017 (5 Days)

    Barcelona - Spain

    In-person
    event

  • European Association of Preventive Cardiology

    Monday 20 - Thursday 23 November 2017 (4 Days)

    Bern - Switzerland

    Cardiovascular disease is 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.

    In-person
    event

  • European Society of Cardiology

    Saturday 25 - Wednesday 29 August 2018 (5 Days)

    Munich - Germany

    In-person
    event