Inaugural Scientific Session ISCP Korea Chapter

The Inaugural Scientific Session ISCP Korea Chapter (K-ISCP) was held on June 15th, 2018 at Westin Chosun Hotel in Seoul.

The mission of the K-ISCP, as Governor Sang Hong Baek reported during the opening ceremony, is the improve medical care of cardiovascular disease through research, education, communication and leadership.

The program included:

  • Hope and shadow of new heart failure drugs
  • More questions and answers about DOAC
  • Best solution for resistant hypertension
  • Next wave of dyslipidemia treatment

The meeting was a great success with more than 50 participants from academic university hospitals and R&D departments of pharmaceutical companies in an interactive environment. Our society will be small but strong academic society.

The aim of the meeting was to promote cardiovascular pharmaceutical knowledge, set the stage for interaction with colleagues and enhance collaborations with other societies and institutes, thereby contributing to the dissemination of drugs information in order to improve our patient care.

I would like to thank all of you and ISCP colleagues for strong support our meeting.
Sang Hong Baek, MD.PfD, FACC, FESC
Governor, ISCP Korea Chapter (K-ISCP)


The next biannual meeting will be held on November 30 at Westin Chosun Hotel in Seoul.

The meeting will contain a Joint Session of Korea-Japan of ISCP.

For more information, please visit the K-ISCP website.