Canadian Cardiovascular Society

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Cardiovascular Community News

Living with Advanced Heart Failure: Coping with Symptoms and Uncertainty

Working in collaboration, The Heart Hub, Peter Munk Cardiac Centre, and Sinai Health have created a brand-new resource for patients and caregivers living with advanced heart failure.

This new guide, titled Living with Advanced Heart Failure: Coping with Symptoms and Uncertainty, provides patients and caregivers with tips on symptom management, self-care, and planning for the future. Explore the guide today and consider sharing it with your patients.

CACHNET survey on Educational Needs for Patients with Congenital Heart Disease 

This project is focused on identifying educational needs for all Cardiologists relating to Congenital Heart Disease. Please complete this brief survey, which should take you less than 10 minutes to complete. Participants are eligible for an Amazon Gift Card for compensation.

Women’s Cardiovascular Health and Cardiac Rehabilitation Priority Setting Partnership Survey

This project is focused on identifying research priorities for women with CVD and cardiac rehabilitation.

Cardiac Surgeon Survey

Researchers at the Ottawa Heart Institute are hoping to ascertain the sentiment of cardiac surgeons regarding postoperative afib as a problem that needs novel therapies. Please complete this 3-question survey, which should take you less than 2 minutes to complete.

Featured books by Dr. Christopher Labos

St. Michael’s Hospital Virtual Echo Rounds

St. Michael’s Virtual Echo Rounds are a resource for exam prep and also for community-practicing physicians who do not have the infrastructure or resources to conduct weekly echo rounds.

Subscribe to the weekly Echo Round announcement newsletter: http://eepurl.com/hDXu7z

Access the St. Michael’s Hospital Virtual Echo Round YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/@smhecho

Drug and Other Shortage Updates


Upcoming Events

Annual Rare Cardiac Conditions Conference
Thursday, February 29 | Online via Zoom | 8:15 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.

Join this interactive conference and learn about the challenges and opportunities in understanding and treating rare cardiac conditions.

Open to all interested health care professionals involved with or interested in the care of patients with rare cardiac conditions, researchers, and policy decision makers.

Obesity and Hypertension in Canada: From Science to Solutions
April 3-6, 2024 | Banff, Alberta | Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel

Obesity Canada and Hypertension Canada are co-hosting Obesity and Hypertension in Canada: From Science to Solutions. The conference highlights the many facets of obesity and hypertension and the many ways these conditions intersect. This promises to be an important exchange of leading-edge scientific information and valuable networking.  We anticipate 700 delegates to gather in the historical and majestic Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel between April 3rd and 6th, 2024. Alongside the scientific conference, there will be opportunities to attend accredited obesity training developed for next day skills implementation. 

14th International Kawasaki Disease Symposium
August 26-29, 2024 | Montreal, Quebec | Hotel Bonaventure

The IKDS is the major international summit where researchers and health professionals gather from around the globe every 3 years to exchange knowledge and make a difference in the lives of children afflicted by the disease named after Dr. Tomisaku Kawasaki, who passed away in June 2020.


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