Membership of EACTA is open to all professionals interested in the field of cardiac, thoracic and vascular anaesthesia and critical care including nurses, perfusionsists and anaesthetic assistants.

EACTA membership benefits:

  • Reduced registration fee for the EACTA Annual Congress
  • Reduced registration fee for the EACTA ECHO Course
  • Free access the EACTA eAcademy
  • Free online access to the electronic version of the JCVA - Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia (current subscription rate $595 US per year).
  • Eligibility to apply for Clinical Fellowships and Research Grants
  • Eligibility for Subspecialty Committee Board positions and EACTA officer positions
  • Voting rights on the EACTA Subspecialty Committees
  • Reduced registration fee for EACVI/EACTA TEE certification

Membership period:

  • 1 calendar year (January 1 - December 31)
  • starting from January 1 until December 31
  • new membership earliest from date of payment

Important dates:

  • Online membership renewal is available from December 1 of the preceeding year
  • Membership dues must be paid by March 31 of the corresponding calendar year to benefit fully from all EACTA membership advantages

Facts and Figures

EACTA's membership is continuing to grow on a global level. As of March 31, 2016 EACTA has 693 members, originating from 62 countries worldwide.

According to the EACTA Bylaws each country with at least 5 full members in good standing is eligible to elect a national representative into the EACTA Representative Council. Countries with at least 51 full members in good standing are eligible to elect two national representatives. As of March 31, 2016 the EACTA Representative Council is composed of 41 national representatives coming from 29 countries.

Download the EACTA membership per country overview

Become an EACTA member

If you have any difficulty applying for/renewing your membership or have any queries regarding membership please contact us using the details below.

EACTA Executive Office
European Association of Cardiothoracic Anaesthesiology (EACTA)
c/o MCI Copenhagen A/S
Strandvejen 169-171
DK-2900 Hellerup, Denmark