SSC/SSCS Joint Annual Meeting 2024

19 - 21 June 2024
Beaulieu Lausanne, Switzerland

Dear colleagues,

It is our pleasure to welcome you in Lausanne to the Joint Annual Meeting of the Swiss Societies of Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery from June 19-21, 2024.

After an exciting conference together with the Swiss Societies of Pneumology and Thoracic Surgery in 2023, the scientific committee of 2024 will again prepare a program covering a broad spectrum of areas in cardiology and cardiac surgery.

During the three congress days, the delegates will be provided interesting lectures on the most recent guidelines and the newest developments. Workshops and postgraduate courses will offer young but also experienced colleagues the opportunity to deepen their knowledge in specific topics.

The new digital track will address the potential and limitations of artificial intelligence and large language models in cardiac medicine.

Oral abstract sessions and poster walks will provide opportunities for researchers and clinicians to present their latest scientific findings and thrilling clinical cases.

We are also very happy to welcome the French Society of Cardiology for two joint sessions addressing recent developments in rhythmology and cardiac prevention.

Social events are once again on the agenda, offering the occasion to get together with colleagues and networking in a pleasant environment.
We are convinced that this program will meet your expectations and we are looking forward to seeing you in Lausanne!

With best regards,

PD Dr. med. Tobias Rutz
Congress President

Prof. Dr. med. Richard Kobza
President Swiss Society of Cardiology

Dr. med. Marjam Rüdiger-Stürchler
Scientific Secretary and Director SSC

Prof. Dr. med. Enrico Ferrari
President Swiss Society of Cardiac Surgery

The Swiss Society of Cardiology (SSC) is a professional and scientific association, which was founded in 1948 and brings together specialists and scientists who are concerned with cardiovascular diseases. The purpose of the society is:

  • the cultivation of relations between the members of the Society;
  • to support the practical application of research results for the benefit of the health of individuals and the population;
  • to promote science in the field of cardiovascular diseases and cardiovascular education in education, training and continuing education;
  • the promotion of the next generation of qualified specialists in cardiology or scientists;
  • the organization of scientific conferences;
  • cooperation with the Swiss Heart Foundation;
  • cooperation with Swiss and foreign (medical) societies, institutes and scholars.

The "Swiss Society for Heart and Thoracic Vascular Surgery" (SGHC) is a scientific association, which was  founded in 1986.
It consists mainly of doctors who are involved in heart surgery and who work in Switzerland.

The society is committed to the basic ethical principles of medical practice.
It monitors the quality of medical activity and protects the professional and economic interests of the medical profession in general and of cardiac surgeons in particular. In doing so, it relies on the Code of Professional Conduct of the FMH.

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