Canadian Society of Cardiac Surgeons

The Canadian Society of Cardiac Surgeons (CSCS) is an Affiliate Society of the Canadian Cardiovascular Society (CCS)

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Is TAVR the end of SAVR? Find out in this episode of the CSCS Beat

CSCS Beat Episode 3 In this inaugural episode of The CSCS Beat, Dr. Rakesh Arora, Dr. Jean-Francois Legare, and Dr ...
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The Ross Procedure – Why and How?

In this installment of the CSCS Learning Series, Dr. Ismail El-Hamamsy from the Mount Sinai Health System in New York ...
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Approach to the Arch in Acute Type A Aortic Dissection

In the second of three lectures on the subject of the thoracic aorta, Dr. Maral Ouzounian from the University of ...
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Dr. Abigail White

Canadian Cardiac Surgery Centres

The Canadian Society of Cardiac Surgeons (CSCS) is a national leader in cardiac surgery. Canadian patients are provided timely appointments with cardiologists who work together to provide comprehensive care that meets the exact needs of each individual.

Use the following map to find a clinic near you!

Dr. Paul Cartier Cardiac Surgery Resident Award

This award was created in honour of Dr. Paul Cartier, who was highly regarded as an outstanding Canadian Cardiac Surgeon. The award is to be given to a Cardiac Surgery Resident who has made an outstanding contribution to the field of cardiac surgery through basic science or clinical research and who has demonstrated promise for a distinguished academic career in cardiac surgery.

Eligibility Guidelines

All residents enrolled in an accredited Canadian Cardiac Surgery Training Program at the PGY1 to PGY6 level at the time of the application deadline are eligible to apply.

Residents applying for the award must submit an abstract via the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress (CCC) Abstract Submission Portal. When submitting your abstract, you must indicate that you would like to be considered for the Paul Cartier Cardiac Surgery Resident Award under the ‘Recognition, Awards, & Bursaries’ task.

Abstracts that are accepted for presentation at CCC that are submitted to the Paul Cartier Cardiac Surgery Resident Award will be considered.

Selection Criteria:

The following must also be submitted via the CCC Abstract Submission Portal under the supporting documentation task:

  1. Nominee’s curriculum vitae;
  2. A letter outlining past research endeavors and future plans (maximum 2 pages); and
  3. Letter of support from nominee’s program director outlining applicant’s potential for a future academic career.

The award will be presented at the CCC in conjunction with a CSCS scientific session. The winner will receive a $2,500 cash award, as well as an honorary plaque.

A call will go out annually to all CSCS members adhering to the CCC Call for Science deadline for Abstract submissions.

Board Of Directors And Officers Of CSCS

Rakesh Arora

Rakesh Arora

President

Ansar Hassan

President Elect

Jean-François Légaré

Past President

Maral Ouzounian

Secretary / Treasurer

Edgar Chedrawy

Atlantic Regional Representative

Tarek Malas

Quebec Regional Representative

Emmanuel Moss

Quebec Regional Representative

Jennifer Higgins

Ontario Regional Representative

Richard Whitlock

Ontario Regional Representative

Scott McClure

SK, MB, AB Regional Representative

Lynn M. Fedoruk

BC Regional Representative

Abigail White

Cardiac Surgery Resident Representative

Officers of CSCS

Denis Bouchard

Scientific Program Committee Chair

Saurabh Gupta

Workforce Committee Chair

Fraser Rubens

Specialty Committee Representative

Richard Cook

Exam Board Representative

Yoan Lamarche

CANCARE Representative

Rakesh Arora

President

Rakesh Arora

President

Ansar Hassan

President Elect

Ansar Hassan

President Elect

Jean-François Légaré

Past President

Jean-François Légaré

Past President

Maral Ouzounian

Secretary / Treasurer

Maral Ouzounian

Secretary / Treasurer

Edgar Chedrawy

Atlantic Regional Representative

Edgar Chedrawy

Atlantic Regional Representative

Tarek Malas

Quebec Regional Representative

Tarek Malas

Quebec Regional Representative

Emmanuel Moss

Quebec Regional Representative

Emmanuel Moss

Quebec Regional Representative

Jennifer Higgins

Ontario Regional Representative

Jennifer Higgins

Ontario Regional Representative

Richard Whitlock

Ontario Regional Representative

Richard Whitlock

Ontario Regional Representative

Scott McClure

SK, MB, AB Regional Representative

Scott McClure

SK, MB, AB Regional Representative

Lynn M. Fedoruk

BC Regional Representative

Lynn M. Fedoruk

BC Regional Representative

Abigail White

Cardiac Surgery Resident Representative

Abigail White

Cardiac Surgery Resident Representative

Officers of CSCS

Denis Bouchard

Scientific Program Committee Chair

Denis Bouchard

Scientific Program Committee Chair

Saurabh Gupta

Workforce Committee Chair

Saurabh Gupta

Workforce Committee Chair

Fraser Rubens

Specialty Committee Representative

Fraser Rubens

Specialty Committee Representative

Richard Cook

Exam Board Representative

Richard Cook

Exam Board Representative

Yoan Lamarche

CANCARE Representative

Yoan Lamarche

CANCARE Representative

Become a Member of the CSCS

Fees are subject to applicable taxes.

Membership

Membership is open to any individual whether they be currently practicing in cardiac surgery, training to be a cardiac surgeon, or has an interest in the specialty

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