The inaugural lecture for the annual ‘Charis Fessas Memorial Lecture in Cardiology’ which has been established by our School together with the Cyprus Society of Cardiology and the Cyprus Cardiology Foundation, took place on 1st December 2012 in the Medical School library.  Keynote speaker,  Professor Panos Vardas, President of the European Society of Cardiology delivered his speech titled ‘Evidence Based Medicine and Health Care Gaps’.