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Welcome to YCC

The Young Cardiologists’ Club (YCC) is an official working group of the Belgian Society of Cardiology for starting cardiologists. It gives the opportunity to network with colleagues and to cast our young voice on the landscape of cardiology and training in Belgium. YCC members benefit from advantages such as eligibility for free registration for the ESC congress or access training material on the EACVI website. Each year, YCC organizes courses for young cardiologists, as well as the Annual YCC Symposium, open for all.

Membership advantages

  • Young cardiologists can benefit from free ESC Congress registration as “cardiologist of tomorrow”
  • Every year, a 1000 euro “YCC Training grant” is awarded to a young cardiologist on our annual symposium
  • Become the national young representative for your hospital or your clinical specialty (EAPCI Young or HIT ambassador)
  • Advantages for EACVI: 50% discount on Silver membership with online educational material, eligibility for free EuroEcho registration* (under specific conditions)
  • Connect with peers and leaders in your specialty and enhance your expertise
  • Get involved in the working group of the Belgian Society of Cardiology

Young representatives

  • EACVI HIT National Ambassador (heart imager of tomorrow): Dr. Caroline Van De Heyning
  • EAPCI Young National Ambassador: Dr. Nick Hiltrop

Conditions for membership

  • Being a cardiologist or cardiologist in training
  • Working in Belgium
  • Not older than 40 years of age

Join us!

  • Young cardiologists or trainees: first become a BSC member, then register here.
  • If you are not a cardiologist: register to our mailing list for free to stay informed on our activities: click here.

YCC News

  • Register for 28th YCC symposium

    The Young Cardiologists’ Club is proud to announce their 28th Annual Symposium which will be held on Saturday, October 19th 2019. Smart data, Smart doctors? Prof. Michiel Rienstra (cardiologist with a focus on atrial fibrillation) and Prof. Catherine Van De Heyning (professor European fundamental rights law; judicial practice in criminal law) will both give their insights on the evolutions in tele
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  • Register for YCC symposium 2018: The kidney and the Heart

    Dear colleagues, The YCC is pleased to invite you for their 27thannual symposium! « The kidney and the heart » Together, for better or worse   The symposium will take place on Saturday 20th of October 2018 at our new location: the Holiday Inn Brussels Airport Hotel in Diegem (Brussels). We welcome all cardiologists, nephrologists and general practitioners, including
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  • YCC symposium 2017: photos

    This years’ YCC symposium on cardio-embolic stroke was a great success! We had over 100 attendees, and a very interactive panel discussion afterwards. Thank you to all attendees, moderators (Prof. W. Budts, Dr. A. Peeters) and international speakers (Prof. Mazighi, Dr. Swaans). The winner of this years’ YCC grant of 1000 euro is Dr. Erwin de Bliek, congratulations!
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Contact details

YCC was founded in 1991 by Prof. D. Clement. Actual presidents are Laura Anghel and Ward Heggermont. Secretary is Véronique Moerman and treasurer is Maarten Vanhaverbeke. Board meetings are held every 3 months. Contact us if you want to attend one!

Young Cardiologists’ Club
Elyzeese Veldenstraat 63
1050 Brussel

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