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ESC Elections 2020

Voting will be held electronically from 08:00 on Monday, 1 June until 18:00 on Friday, 26 June 2020. You can review the candidates’ CVs on our election webpage.



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Upcoming Congresses

  COVID-19 (coronavirus) These are unprecedented times that require unprecedented measures. The rapid spread of the novel coronavirus and the resulting nationwide lockdowns imposed on many countries have required the cancellation or postponement of several congresses due to take place between March and June. The ESC is now reviewing all upcoming events on a case-by-case basis. For further information, please click here. Our heartfelt best wishes go out to you and your patients.    
  • August 2020
    • ESC Congress 2020 - The Digital Experience
      Saturday 29 August
      ESC event

      This is expected to be the largest online gathering of cardiovascular professionals the world has ever seen. ESC Congress, once again, will be a celebration of discovery; a celebration of science.

      29/08/2020 00:00 01/09/2020 00:00 Europe/Paris ESC Congress 2020 - The Digital Experience European Society of Cardiology true DD/MM/YYYY
  • October 2020
    • European Society of Cardiology
      Friday 09 October
      ESC event

      The ESC Digital Week is now replacing the ESC Digital Summit which will no longer take place in Tallinn. October new dates to be confirmed shortly.

      09/10/2020 00:00 10/10/2020 00:00 Europe/Paris ESC Digital Week European Society of Cardiology true DD/MM/YYYY
  • November 2020
    • PCR London Valves 2020
      Sunday 22 November
      ESC event
      London - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

      The Heart Team Course - focus on transcatheter therapies for valvular heart disease #PCRLV

      22/11/2020 00:00 24/11/2020 00:00 Europe/Paris PCR London Valves 2020 London - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions true DD/MM/YYYY

ESC Congress 2020:  The Digital Experience - 29 August to 1 September

Clear your calendar and secure your days off for the online event of the year

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Discover more than 4,000 abstract presentations, new ESC Guidelines, and Hot Lines, during the most engaging presentations.

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European Heart Journal

Subscribers have direct access to the table of contents of the European Heart Journal, which as the official general cardiology journal of the ESC publishes the highest quality material, both clinical and scientific, on all aspects of cardiovascular medicine.
01 Jul 2020
The Swiss Society of Cardiology
Author(s):Pedrazzini G, Rüdiger-Stürchler M.
01 Jul 2020
William T. Abraham, MD
Author(s):Ozkan J.
01 Jul 2020
Coronary microcirculation and hypertensive heart failure
Author(s):Escaned J, Lerman L.
01 Jul 2020
The ESC Working Group on Myocardial Function
Author(s):Thum T.