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Our membership is growing! The Canadian Cardiovascular Society (CCS) welcomes the following new members:
Ahooja, Vineeta (Ajax, Ontario)
Alessandrini, Renato (Oshawa, Ontario)
Baroudi, Ghayath (Montréal, Québec)
Bell, Alan D (Toronto, Ontario)
Cardinal, René (Montréal, Québec)
Gobeil, François (Montréal, Québec)
Kidwai, Bakhtiar (Halifax, Nova Scotia)
Mangat, Iqwal (Toronto, Ontario)
Mao, Russell (Oakville, Ontario)
Maranda, Robert (Ottawa, Ontario)
Mikhail, Roland (Regina, Saskatchewan)
Minhas, Kunla (Winnipeg, Manitoba)
Mousset, Xavier (Lake Charles, Louisiana, USA)
Palisaitis, Donald (Montréal, Québec)
Radhakrishnan, Shyam (Toronto, Ontario)
Radke, Terri (Red Deer, Alberta)
Sarrazin, Jean-François (Québec, Québec)
Teitelbaum, Earl (Toronto, Ontario)
Just a few benefits of being a CCS member:
Not currently a CCS member? Learn more about being a member on the CCS Web site <www.ccs.ca>.
The CCS develops and accredits many excellent programs that are available in regions throughout the country over the coming months. Below are highlights of CCS programs that you may wish to attend.
We invite you to join us for Canadian Perspectives on the ACC.09, which is being held on May 1st, 2009, at the Westin Harbour Castle in Toronto, Ontario from 12:00 to 17:00.
Plan to attend this highly interactive afternoon with expert faculty who will review the most relevant clinical trials presented this year at the American College of Cardiology Annual Scientific Meeting in Orlando, Florida (USA). Visit <www.ccs.ca> for program and registration information.
DVDs of these programs are also available by contacting ac.scc@pihsrebmem
Join us at the next Heart Failure National Workshop during the Toronto Heart Summit from June 11 to 13, 2009, in Toronto.
Attend a workshop taking place in your region – check the calendar of events on the Heart Failure Guidelines Web site <www.hfcc.ca>.
Select scientific sessions were videotaped at the CCC 2008 in Toronto and have been incorporated into online accredited programs uniquely developed for specialists and family physicians. Accredited courses currently available include:
Join us at this year’s CCC, which is being held at the Shaw Conference Centre in Edmonton, Alberta from October 24 to 28, 2009.
Registration opens June 9! Remember to purchase your Edmonton City Night ticket when you register. This year’s ‘Casino Royale’ evening is a sure bet to be fun and exciting! Purchase your tickets early so you will not be disappointed.
Keep informed by checking the CCC Web site <www.cardiocongress.org>.
The CCS Academy is calling for applications for the 2009 Have a Heart Bursary Program.
The Have a Heart Bursary Program is designed to introduce promising young Canadian medical students, postgraduate trainees and basic scientists in training to the cardiovascular sciences (clinical and basic sciences) to encourage a strong Canadian cardiovascular community. Applicants should be committed to a future career in Canada.
Bursary awardees are invited to learn more about their future through participation in the annual CCC. The CCC is the largest gathering of cardiovascular health professionals in Canada. This year’s CCC will be held in Edmonton, Alberta from October 24 to 28, 2009.
The application deadline is June 30, 2009. More information about the program and the online application form is available on the CCS Web site <www.ccs.ca>.