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president: Dr. Andrew Krahn
President: Andrew Krahn
Vice-President & Annual Meeting Chair:
Secretary: Peter Guerra
Past President: Catherine Kells
Treasurer: Rodney Zimmermann
Chief Executive Office: Carolyn Pullen
Member-at-Large: Jonathan B. Choy
Scientific Program Chair: Michelle Graham
CJC Editor-in-Chief: Stanley Nattel
Number of Members: 1 837
Year of Foundation: 1946
Year of ESC affiliation: 2010
The Canadian Cardiovascular Society (CCS) is the national voice for cardiovascular physicians and scientists. The CCS’ mission is to promote cardiovascular health and care through knowledge translation, including dissemination of research and encouragement of best practices; and professional development, and leadership in health policy.
The CCS was formed in November 1946 under the name of The Canadian Heart Association. In June 1947, a constitution for the CHA was drafted, and an election of officers was held. In 1948, The Canadian Heart Association Constitution (attached) was adopted and in 1949, The Canadian Heart Association was Incorporated and the name was changed to ‘The Canadian Heart Association Inc. Société Canadienne de Cardioloigie‘ (CHA/SCC). In 1961, The Canadian Heart Association voted to rename the Canadian Heart Association to the Canadian Cardiovascular Society (CCS) and the name was legally changed to the Canadian Cardiovascular Society in 1962.
Canadian Cardiovascular Congress 2019
24-27 September 2019
The Canadian Journal of Cardiology (CJC) is published 6 times per year and is disseminated to 15 900 individuals and organizations. Readership includes health professionals in cardiology, thoracic surgery, cardiovascular surgery, emergency medicine, respiratory diseases, internal medicine, and general practitioners.
Canadian Cardiovascular Society
222 Queen Street
ON K1P 5V9 Ottawa, Canada
Tel. +1 613 569-3407
Our mission: To reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease.
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