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Choose the Working Group that gets to the heart of your subspecialty.

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ESC Working Groups

The 15 Working Groups are the scientific backbone of the European Society of Cardiology

Primarily dedicated to research and education, they contribute to:

  • The organisation and preparation of ESC Congress, as well as scientific meetings, courses and symposia in specific areas of expertise.
  • Promote, design, coordinate and organise research in their specialty
  • Produce numerous field focused studies, registries, position papers, consensus documents and reviewing of ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines.
  • Disseminate scientific knowledge to bring the benefit of translational research to practicing physicians
  • Gather and exchange information regarding research and related activities within the Working Group and with interest to members of the Working Group.
  • Organise Teaching Workshops
  • Recommend the establishment of ESC Task Forces to the Committee for Practice Guidelines and Policy Conferences to publish appropriate guidelines and recommendations and to set up Study Groups to discuss and publish issues of contemporary importance to the Working Group.

All Working Groups follow ESC statutes and participate in the Mission Statement of the ESC which is: 

To reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease

Discover the ESC Working Group that gets to the heart of your sub-specialty in the cardiovascular field and join today – they are networks that will make a difference to your research, your practice and your ongoing medical development.