The ESC is a world leader in the discovery and dissemination of best practices in cardiovascular medicine.
We are a not-for-profit medical society led by expert volunteers. We unite Member National Cardiac Societies, cardiovascular ESC sub-specialty communities, Affiliated Cardiac Societies, distinguished Fellows of the ESC and individual members from around the world. This network allows us to reach out to the global cardiology community and keep our finger on the pulse of cardiology. Diversity is our strength.
We unite cardiovascular health care professionals across all sub-specialties, roles and career stages around the world. Find out how you can join the global cardiology community.
ESC member National Cardiac Societies are involved in advancing ESC science and sharing this knowledge and best practice with their members.
The ESC is unique in representing the full spectrum of cardiology. Our established sub-specialty communities enable us to address every aspect of cardiology.
The ESC has European roots, but a global scope - collaboration with ESC Affiliated Cardiac Societies is essential to advancing the worldwide battle against cardiovascular disease.
Fellow of the ESC (FESC) is a title of honour awarded to individuals who have distinguished themselves in a cardiovascular field. It is a symbol of excellence. Apply online between 15 June and 30 September.
The ESC Young Community comprises 10 groups: 1 for general cardiology and 9 for sub-specialties.
How the ESC works - Board members, Committees, expert volunteers and our Code of Conduct.
Listen to some members of the ESC community who tell us their ESC Story.
This five-year strategic plan ensures that our society remains fully aligned with its mission and that our strategic priorities remain relevant to a changing world.
Our mission: To reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease
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