Canadian Society of Cardiac Surgeons

The Canadian Society of Cardiac Surgeons

(CSCS) is an Affiliate Society of the Canadian

Cardiovascular Society (CCS)

What’s New

2024 CSCS Spring Meeting

2024 CSCS Spring Meeting

We are excited for you to join us for the 2024 Joint Spring Meeting of the Canadian Society of Clinical Perfusion (CSCP), Canadian Society of Cardiac Surgeons (CSCS) and Western Canada Cardiac Anesthesia Symposium (WCCAS), titled “Beyond Boundaries: A Cardiac...

Save the Date: CCC 2024

Save the Date: CCC 2024

The 2024 Canadian Cardiovascular Congress (CCC) will take place October 24 through 27 at the Vancouver Convention Centre. Learn more

December 2023

December 2023

The CSCS newsletter aims to provide updates on upcoming events, announcements of new activity and initiatives we are undertaking and celebrating the success of Canadian cardiac surgical innovations. Access the link below to view our recent communication. December...

November 2023

November 2023

The CSCS newsletter aims to provide updates on upcoming events, announcements of new activity and initiatives we are undertaking and celebrating the success of Canadian cardiac surgical innovations. Access the link below to view our recent communication. November...

Vascular 2023

Vascular 2023

Vascular 2023 will take place from October 25 to 29 at the Palais des congrès de Montréal with host organizations the Canadian Cardiovascular Society, Canadian Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Canadian Venous Thromboembolism Research Network, Diabète Quebec,...

Canadian Women in Cardiac Surgery

Canadian Women in Cardiac Surgery

The CSCS founded the Canadian Women in Cardiac Surgery working group in October 2021. This important initiative seeks to provide a forum that supports female medical students and residents in the cardiac surgery community through education, mentorship, sponsorship,...

Women in Cardiac Surgery Roundtable

Women in Cardiac Surgery Roundtable

The CSCS is pleased to share the Women in Cardiac Surgery Roundtable recording. An outstanding panel of Canadian surgeons and trainees discuss their experiences as women in the field of cardiac surgery.   Watch here

CSCS Newsletter: April 2024

CSCS Newsletter: April 2024

The CSCS newsletter aims to provide updates on upcoming events, announcements of new activity and initiatives we are undertaking and celebrating the success of Canadian cardiac surgical innovations. Access the link below to view our recent communication. April...

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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!

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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

Maral Ouzounian

Maral Ouzounian

Secretary/Treasurer

Emmanuel Moss

Emmanuel Moss

Quebec Regional Representative

Scott McClure

Scott McClure

SK, MB, AB Regional Representative

Ansar Hassan

Ansar Hassan

President Elect

Edgar Chedrawy

Edgar Chedrawy

Atlantic Regional Representative

Jennifer Higgins

Jennifer Higgins

Ontario Regional Representative

Lynn M. Fedoruk

Lynn M. Fedoruk

BC Regional Representative

Jean-François Légaré

Jean-François Légaré

Past President

Tarek Malas

Tarek Malas

Quebec Regional Representative

Richard Whitlock

Richard Whitlock

Ontario Regional Representative

Abigail White

Abigail White

Cardiac Surgery Resident Representative

Officers

Denis Bouchard

Denis Bouchard

Scientific Program Committee Chair

Saurabh Gupta

Saurabh Gupta

Workforce Committee Chair

Fraser Rubens

Fraser Rubens

Specialty Committee Representative

Richard Cook

Richard Cook

Exam Board Representative

Yoan Lamarche

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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