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Portuguese Society of Cardiology

The Portuguese Society of Cardiology is a member of the European Society of Cardiology

Portugal, PT


As a member of the Portuguese Society of Cardiology, you are automatically a member of the European Society of Cardiology and the ESC Community.


Board 2021-2023

President: Prof. Lino Gonçalves, FESC

Past President: Prof. Victor M. Gil, FESC

President Elect: Prof. Helder Pereira, FESC

Vice Presidents: Prof. Ana Teresa Timoteo, FESC, Dr Rui André Rodrigues

General Secretary: Prof. Helder Dores

Treasurer: Dra Maria do Carmo Cachulo

Key information

Number of Members: 1423

Year of Foundation: 1949

ESC Member since: 1950

Main Activities

  • Annual Congress
  • Guidelines
  • Clinical Trials and Surveys
  • Education and Training Courses

Working Groups

  • Cellular Biology and Cardiovascular Genetics
  • Nuclear Cardiology and Magnetic Resonance
  • Congenital Myocardiomiopathies
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiac Intensive Care
  • Echocardiography
  • Cardio-Oncology
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation and Exercise Physiology
  • Valvular Diseases
  • Cardiac Heart Failure
  • Myocardial and Pericardial Diseases
  • Cardiovascular Risk
  • Thrombosis and Platelets
  • Hypertension Portuguese Association
  • Pacing, Arrhythmology and Electrophysiology Portuguese Association
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Digital Health
  • Nucleus of Nursing in Cardiology
  • Nucleus of Technicians in Cardiology
  • Nucleus of Young Cardiologists
  • Portuguese Council for the Practice of Cardiology


  • Ethics
  • Investigation
  • International relations
  • National Center of Data Collection in Cardiology
  • Nominating


The Portuguese Journal of Cardiology, the official journal of the Portuguese Society of Cardiology, was founded in 1982 with the aim of keeping Portuguese cardiologists informed through the publication of scientific articles on areas such as arrhythmology and electrophysiology, cardiovascular surgery, intensive care, coronary artery disease, cardiovascular imaging, hypertension, heart failure and cardiovascular prevention. The Journal is a monthly publication (12 issues per year) with high standards of quality in terms of scientific content and production. Since 1999 it has been published in English as well as Portuguese, which has widened its readership abroad. It is distributed to all members of the Portuguese Societies of Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Pneumology and Cardiothoracic Surgery, as well as to leading non-Portuguese cardiologists and to virtually all cardiology societies worldwide. It has been referred in Medline since 1987.
Editor in chief: Lino Goncalves

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Upcoming Events

  • Friday 25 - Monday 28 August 2023 (4 Days)
    25/08/2023 00:00 28/08/2023 00:00 Europe/Paris ESC Congress 2023 European Society of Cardiology true DD/MM/YYYY
    European Society of Cardiology
    Amsterdam - Netherlands