Impact factor: 5.595
Heart is an international peer reviewed journal that keeps cardiologists up to date with advances in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease. A special emphasis is given to valve disease, congenital heart disease, and inherited cardiovascular conditions as well as coronary disease, heart failure, arrhythmias, imaging, epidemiology, global health, genomics and translational science. Each issue contains original research, accompanying editorials, and reviews; a continuing professional education section (Education in Heart); the Image Challenge series of cases with MCQs; and JournalScan summarizing important cardiology papers.
Heart is an official journal of the British Cardiovascular Society and is endorsed by some affiliated organisations.
News and podcasts
In the news:We are pleased to announce the winner and finalists for the inaugural Heart Best Paper Award in recognition of high quality and clinical impact.
Listen to the lastest podcasts with Heart authors and key opinion leaders.
BCS conference and courses
The BCS annual conference took place on 8-10 June with the theme of 'Hearts and Genes'. Missed a session? Read the abstracts here.
The British Cardiovascular Society also runs a number of courses for cardiologists at all levels:
BMJ runs a Masterclass in Cardiology and Diabetes: