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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 2020-2022

President: Prof. Felix C. Tanner

President-Elect: Dr. Richard Kobza, FESC

Past-president: PD Dr. med. Giovanni Pedrazzini

President of Congress: Prof. Michel Zuber, FESC

Treasurer: Dr. med. Philipp Weiss


  • Prof. Michael Billinger
  • Prof. Gabriela Kuster Pfister
  • Prof. Lorenz Räber
  • Prof. Jürg Schwitter, FESC
  • Dr. David Carballo
  • Dr. Tomoe Stampfli Andres
  • Prof. Mario Togni
  • Dr. Beatrice Veragut Davies
  • Dr. Christophe Wyss

Representative of Pediatric Cardiology: Dr. med. Cécile Tissot

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

Representative SCOT: Dr. med. Nicolas Schärli

Director: Dr. med. Marjam Rüdiger-Stürchler

Permanent staff: Karin Guldenfels

Key information

Number of Members: 748

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. Once 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 24 - Tuesday 26 October 2021 (3 Days)
    24/10/2021 10:00 26/10/2021 22:00 Europe/Paris Cardiology Update Davos 2021 DD/MM/YYYY
    Endorsed by the European Society of Cardiology
    Davos - Switzerland
  • Wednesday 26 - Saturday 29 January 2022 (4 Days)
    26/01/2022 18:00 29/01/2022 12:00 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

    Davos - Switzerland Heart Failure Association of the ESC DD/MM/YYYY
    Heart Failure Association of the ESC
    Les Diablerets - Switzerland
    The premier meeting for basic and translational heart failure science in Europe.