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Membership


Membership allows you to be part of a unique community at the forefront of cardiovascular medicine. 
Choose the membership package below that best suits your needs.


HFA Membership BENEFITS

Whether you are seeking an educational programme that will help advance your career or access to the latest developments in the field of heart failure or are interested in increasing your involvement within our professional organisation, the Heart Failure Association has membership packages that will assist you to meet your goals.

Go to Fellow of the HFA

Benefits
Regular

Silver 

Gold

Services

     
Reception of informative HFA mails
Automatic ESC membership
Access to online EJHF  
Discount Print EJHF   60 € ** 60 € **
Combined online & print 99 €    
Access to HFA online CME programme  
Access Congress slides  
HFA organised webinars
Discount on ESC HF submission*  
Review HF congress abstracts  
Contribute to HFA emails  
Propose HFA educational material  
Discount on HFA Educational Training Programmes  
Review HFA fellowship and grants  
* please contact HFA Office for code      

Career enhancement

     
HFA Membership directory
HFA Members Lounge    
Apply for London School of Economics scholarship    
Apply Postgraduate Course in Heart Failure place    

Rights

   
HFA Voting rights*    
Eligible for Committee members position  
Eligible to become FHFA (year n+1)    
Eligible for Board positions    

* limitations apply

** shipping included

     

HFA Membership fees (including VAT)


Regular

Silver

Gold
Cardiologists

Free

Join

Cardiologists

96€

Join

Cardiologists

144€

Join

Allied health professional: technicians / Nurses

Free

Join

Allied health professional: technicians / Nurses

48€

Join

Allied health professional: technicians / Nurses

96€

Join

Heart Failure Specialists of Tomorrow (HoT: under 40 and/or in training)

Free

Join

Heart Failure Specialists of Tomorrow (HoT: under 40 and/or in training)

48€

Join

Heart Failure Specialists of Tomorrow (HoT: under 40 and/or in training)

96€

Join

Find out more about the application process

* Please note, when you choose your membership in MyESC, the price will be shown without VAT. The VAT will be added at time of payment.

Fellows of the HFA

Fellows of the HFA are a select community who represent the core values of the heart failure specialist. Members are chosen for their excellence in research at national and/or international level, teaching and training and clinical care. They come recommended by their national heart failure society president.

Election is annual. Find out more

Why you should join

The Heart Failure Association provides what you need to help you meet your goals

Continuing education

  • Heart Failure Specialist Curriculum and Heart Failure Nurse Curriculum: Blueprints for heart failure education in Europe – written and assessed by the Heart Failure Association
  • Online education: Accredited State of the Art modules based on the HF Specialist Curriculum and latest Guidelines
  • Heart Failure Certification: exam held on the last day of Congress
  • Heart Failure Congress: over 5500 participants/year - 1 500 abstracts submitted
  • Winter Research Meeting on Translational Basic Science: Annual meeting for 130 participants selected by abstract submission
  • Educational support: Research Training Fellowships, scholarship to London School of Economics, Postgraduate Course in Heart Failure.
  • Patient Website: heartfailurematters.org is a site for patients, their families and carers imparting information on heart failure. 160 000 visitors/month

Gain credits while learning with our online education programme based on the latest heart failure guidelines and the heart failure curriculum.

Knowledge resources

  • Heart Failure Clinical Practice Guidelines: Latest version published in 2016 and discussed
  • European Journal of Heart Failure: Impact Factor 5.135 (2015)
  • Congress slides: resources centre to visualise presentations and abstracts from Heart Failure Congresses and other events.
  • ESC Heart Failure: open access journal
  • Registry: Collaboration with ESC EURObservational Research Programme on registries for Heart Failure and Peripartum Cardiomyopathy

Leadership opportunities

  • 28 Committees and Study Groups working on education, organising workshops or writing scientific papers. Grow personally and professionally when you serve on one of our Committees or Study Groups
  • Become a Fellow of the HFA (FHFA)
  • Network of more than 40 Heart Failure National Societies/Working groups: HFA Summit organised every year
  • Heart failure specialists Of Tomorrow (HoT) – group for under 40’s, multidisciplinary, interested in networking and excellence in the field of heart failure

Advocacy and Awareness

  • Heart Failure Awareness Day: In May every year. 30 countries participate by organising TV debates, newspaper reports, advertisements, open house clinics, public conferences.
  • Global Heart Failure Awareness Programme: HFA is your voice in the political arena – a white paper on heart failure was published in May 2014 and has since been endorsed by 49 national societies. A Call for Action by National Heart Failure Societies and Working Groups was signed at the HFA Summit in Ljubljana in October 2015.