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Specialist Heart Failure Curriculum

Download the HFA Curriculum and use it as a blueprint for training across Europe.

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ESC eLearning Platform in Heart Failure

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Heart Failure Matters

Practical information for patients, families and caregivers.

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Heart Failure Association of the ESC


 

Vision of the HFA

As the world's largest Heart Failure association, the HFA places its priorities in Heart Failure patient management and the awareness of Heart Failure as a global health problem. 

Who we are

Professor Frank Ruschitzka (Zurich, CH) heads a Board of Heart Failure specialists who manage and supervise the association's activities.

What we do

  • Advocacy - Heart Failure Matters, Heart Failure Awareness Days, HFA Summit
  • Research - Registries, Journals, Scientific Papers
  • Education - Online Education, Guidelines, postgraduate courses, fellowships, scholarships
  • Congress - Heart Failure congresses, Winter Research Meeting
  • Membership - 4 levels with benefits

Fast facts

  • 10 000+ members (2017)
  • 5 000+ attendees at Heart Failure congress in 2017
  • 50 national Heart Failure Societies / Working Groups
  • 30 courses on the ESCel platform
  • 20+ Committees and Study Groups
  • 30 countries participating in Heart Failure Awareness Days
  • 2.2 million visitors on heartfailurematters.org

How to become a member

We have four membership categories in order to offer a comprehensive choice to our members. Decide which membership level suits you best by visiting the HFA Membership webpage.

HFA Directory

Find out who are HFA members among your peers. We have nearly 600 members in the database with more being added every day. Members can view other members profiles and contact them via a protected email system. 

Groups such as Fellows of the HFA and Heart Failure Specialists of Tomorrow can also be viewed.

Take a look and sign up today

Membership Directory


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