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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

  • ESC Barcelona Travel Grants

    As in the previous years, the ESC is happy to invite 25 young cardiologists per NCS to the ESC Congress 2017 in Barcelona. Information on the prerequisites will be made available by the ESC only in Jan. The ESC also offers travel grants to the ESC congress, specifically for the YCC community. You will find
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  • Scholarships Frans Van de Werf Fund

    KU Leuven Research & Development Fund Announcement: Scholarships of up to 80.000 euro Start of the application period: October 1st, 2016; Deadline: January 15th, 2017 The Frans Van de Werf Fund for Clinical Cardiovascular Research was founded at the University of Leuven (KU Leuven), Belgium in April 2013. The Fund will offer individual scholarships of up to
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  • YCC Symposium 2016: Cardiogenetics

    The YCC is proud to invite you the their 25th Annual Symposium on Saturday 22nd of October 2016 . Free registration, accreditation has been requested. This year, the topic is Cardiogenetics, constructing the future in cardiomyopathies and aortic disease. Panel discussion by Dr. Julie De Backer (UZ Gent) and Dr. Antoine Bondue (ULB Erasme). Registration is free: click here. Program: 08:45
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Contact details

YCC was founded in 1991 by Prof. D. Clement. Actual presidents are Fabian Demeure and Caroline Van de Heyning. Secretary is Véronique Moerman and treasurer is Frederik Helsen. 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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