Journal of Cardiac Failure

Welcome to the JCF Family

As the official journal of the Heart Failure Society of America (HFSA) and the Japanese Heart Failure Society (JHFS), the Journal of Cardiac Failure (JCF) is uniquely positioned to positively influence how heart failure care is delivered and practiced by the entire heart failure community in partnership with patients and caregivers.

Have you heard JCF's going digital? Starting in January 2023, the Journal of Cardiac Failure (JCF) will be available exclusively online as the JCF editorial board invests in the digital future. Click here to learn more!


Our Goals

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People: JCF will be a leader in diversity and inclusion with a revamped author, reviewer, and reader experience through more personal approaches with an emphasis on timely responsiveness.

Partnerships: JCF partners with the broader international community of clinicians, researchers, and patients, to bring you the most relevant content for where you and your peers are practicing today.

Presentation: JCF broadly disseminates practice-changing research via visual abstracts, patient-friendly resources, social media, and a wide range of digital content.


Our Aim

The Journal of Cardiac Failure (JCF) publishes the highest quality science in the field of heart failure with a focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion, mentorship, multidisciplinary partnerships, and patient-centeredness. Published papers span original investigator-initiated work to state-of-the-art reviews, guidelines and scientific statements, expert perspectives, early career and trainee spotlight pieces, patient and patient-partner narratives. JCF also emphasizes the power of language and prioritizes innovative approaches to dissemination of published work to reach and impact the broader heart failure community.


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