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Patient care

Inside this area you will find all the useful information that aims to make your stay at Istituto Cardiocentro Ticino more comfortable.


With the synergy of cardiologists, cardiac surgeons and cardioestestists, the Istituto Cardiocentro Ticino can offers less invasive surgical techniques and the most up-to-date intervention procedures.

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In this area you will find all the news and information about the initiatives promoted by Cardiocentro.

Professional training

This section will find all the services, information and content dedicated to professionals.

Cardiology Training

Cardiology Training

Postgraduate medical education
The Cardiology Service of the Istituto Cardiocentro Ticino has always proactively dedicated itself to the training of Medical Candidates and Doctors in training for the achievement of the title of specialty.

Recognized by the Swiss Institute for Medical Education (ISFM) as a category A institution, it offers 13 positions as Assistant Physician, 6 of which are specific for training in Cardiology. (education concept)
The basic theoretical teachings are accompanied by clinical activity; the training of the doctor is developed through the teaching of the management and treatment of patients, the conduct of ultrasound examinations, the procedures for implanting Pace Makers and ICDs, the techniques for carrying out diagnostic coronary angiography, and much more.

Admission procedures and requirements for foreign candidates (EU/EFTA)
Preferential admission criteria for a training place are 1 – 2 years of clinical practice in a Swiss hospital in the acute field (i.e. general internal medicine). Knowledge of at least two national languages ​​(Italian and French or German at level B2/C1 of the European framework) (language knowledge requirement according to LPMed) will be a preferential qualification, as they are necessary for mobility towards other training institutes.(obligatory knowledge of the language according to LPMed).
MEBEKO recognition is also required.

Applications must be sent complete with Curriculum Vitae and motivation letter to servizioformazione.icct@eoc.ch.
Selected candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Medical candidates
The Istituto Cardiocentro Ticino offers positions as Medical Candidate for the first 9 months of the year. The University Medical Training Coordination Service deals with applications and resource management before and during your stay at the Centre. For the evaluation of applications from foreign students, a good knowledge of German and French with inter-university mobility in these linguistic contexts is considered as a preferential criterion.

Please send email with your curriculum vitae at servizioformazione.icct@eoc.ch

    Attach the CV (.pdf .doc .docx .rtf)



    Istituto Cardiocentro Ticino

    Via Tesserete 48
    CH-6900 Lugano


    Medical and university training coordination service

    Maria Grazia Mele

    Cardiocentro Ticino
    Via Tesserete 48
    CH – 6900 Lugano
    T. +41(0)91 811 52 54 / 55



    Prof. Dr. Giovanni Pedrazzini
    Chief Cardiology

    Academic Director