Board Member

Lino Gonçalves is Head of the Cardiology Department at the Coimbra University Hospital Centre. He is Full Professor of Cardiology and member of the Scientific Council of Coimbra University Medical School. He is President of the Portuguese Society of Cardiology (2021-2023). His research focuses are mainly on interventional cardiology and translational research.

He worked in several European committees and institutions related to education, accreditation, and certification such as: EBAC chairman, European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Board member, ESC Education Committee member, Chair of the ESCeL platform Task Force, Chair of the EAPCI Education and Training Committee, Chair of the ESC Council on Standards of Education, Accreditation and Certification, Co-Chair of the Specialty Accreditation Committee in Cardiology.

He is Co-Director of the Harvard Medical School Clinical Research Training Program in Portugal (PTCSRT). He was also Editor-in-Chief of the Portuguese Journal of Cardiology and has authored 319 scientific papers. He received 36 scientific awards and he presented more than 1200 communications/lectures.