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2023 Call for CCS Guideline and Clinical Practice Update Topics – NOW LIVE!

September 16, 2022

The CCS Guidelines Committee is seeking submissions to be considered for Guideline and Clinical Practice Update (CPU) topics for development in 2023 – 2024. The submission system opens on September 16, 2022, and will close on September 30, 2022.

You must be a CCS member to submit a topic. Work on the document cannot already be started. Feel free to start planning your submission. Submissions are to include:

  • Your contact information
  • Type of document: Guideline or CPU
  • Title and focus of the Guideline / CPU
  • Rationale for developing a document on this topic now
  • Suggestions for Co-chairs or contributing authors
  • If applicable, identification of CCS Affiliate(s) collaborating on / endorsing the topic submission
  • Summary of a Knowledge Translation plan for the Guideline / CPU
  • Any other information you feel is relevant

The Guidelines Committee will review all submissions. Evaluation criteria include the following and you are encouraged to consider these items in your submission:

  • A topic of urgency and/or significant changes in evidence
  • Importance to patient
  • Contribution to CJC Impact Factor
  • Uniqueness to Canada
  • Major gap(s) in clinical care
  • Alignment with CCS’s Mission, Vision and Strategic Pillars:
    • Mission: Strong heart teams in a heart healthy Canada
    • Vision: We advance heart health for all
    • Strategic Pillars:
      • We set standards for excellence in heart health and care
      • We build the knowledge and expertise of the heart team
      • We influence policy and advocate for the heart health of all Canadians

Email if you have any questions.

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