Canadian Cardiovascular Society

Cardiovascular Specialist / PhD / Pharmacist with a CV Specialty

Cardiovascular Specialist/PhD/Pharmacist Regular Members are specialists in cardiovascular health and diseases, or specialists who do not have a specialty qualification in a cardiovascular discipline but are recognized as having a major interest and time commitment to cardiovascular disease, or those with doctorates or equivalent.

  • Fee: $595.00 + Affiliate membership fees (if selected) + applicable taxes

Early Career Cardiovascular Specialist / PhD / Pharmacists with a CV Specialty

Cardiovascular Specialist/PhD/Pharmacist Early Career Members are specialists in cardiovascular health and diseases, or specialists who do not have a specialty qualification in a cardiovascular discipline but are recognized as having a major interest and time commitment to cardiovascular disease, or those with doctorates or equivalent. They are also transitioning through their first seven years in practice (practicing in Canada in the period immediately following receipt of their final degree or the conclusion of their full-time training.

First year fee (trainees transitioning to early career): $297.50 + applicable taxes (a 50% discount)

  • Second year fee: $446.25 + applicable taxes (a 25% discount)

NOTE: In addition to the benefits provided to Regular members, Early Career members are also eligible to apply to take part in the CCS/CCSA Future Leaders Program.

Cardiovascular Specialist/PhD/Pharmacist Membership Benefits and Services

As the trusted voice of cardiovascular clinicians, scientists, and CV healthcare professionals in Canada, the CCS advances heart health for all – and membership has its privileges!

Not only do members have access to the CCS’s full complement of highly regarded Clinical Practice Guidelines, knowledge translation tools, and CPD programming, but as a CCS member you will be able to take advantage of tangible member benefits including:

There’s more!

The CCS offers opportunities to be recognized for your contributions to patient care, the cardiovascular community, and innovations in CV care:

Influence clinical care, innovations in research and the profession while advancing your career

  • Leadership opportunities: Consider putting your name forward to join the Board of Directors or be part of committees and working groups that work on issues you care about.
  • Influence Practice: Help develop Clinical Practice Guidelines and knowledge to action tools. Be eligible to submit topic suggestions for future clinical practice guidelines development. Help develop Canadian standards and public policy initiatives.
  • KOL/invited speaker: Be eligible to submit a workshop topic at the annual Canadian Cardiovascular Congress and be invited to be a speaker at the CCC and other CCS CPD Programs.
  • Have your say: Attend and vote at the CCS Annual Business Meeting.
  • Opportunity to be an abstract reviewer for the annual Canadian Cardiovascular Congress.
  • Contribute to the future of CV care: Empower clinician-researchers as a Peer Reviewer for the various awards offered through the CCS Research Fellowships and Awards program.

We also help you grow your network!

  • Join other cardiovascular professionals through events and volunteer opportunities.
  • Support the next generation through mentorship and support of trainees and early career programs.
  • Connect with other members via the CCS member directory at MY.CCS.ca.
  • Find your niche and join one of our 13 Affiliate societies that are part of the One Heart Team.

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