CSCS Spring Meeting 2024

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 Convergence of Surgeons, Anesthesia, and Perfusion". This dynamic event will take place at the prestigious Hyatt Regency Hotel in Calgary, Alberta, from May 23 to 25, 2024.

The 2024 Joint CSCP/CSCS/WCCA Spring Meeting website is launched! Plan early and take advantage of discounted rates. Check out all the latest information including venue and travel at:

Registration will launch soon! Stay tuned!

Don't miss this unparalleled opportunity to delve into the intersection of cardiac surgery, anesthesia, and perfusion at "Beyond Boundaries". 

Research Fellowship Opportunity

Research Fellowships in Cardiac Surgery

Division of Cardiac Surgery, University Hospital Cleveland Medical Center

Cleveland, Ohio 

The Division of Cardiac Surgery at the University Hospital Cleveland Medical Center (UHCMC) and the Harrington Heart and Vascular Institute (HHVI) is offering clinical research fellowships to qualified candidates interested in an academic career within cardiac surgery. This is a 1 year (with possibility of extended to a second year) funded opportunity to work on important, timely and cutting-edge clinical research within the Cardiac Surgery Research Group (CSRG) in cardiac surgery and perioperative care.

The UH-HHVI cardiac surgical program is a high-volume quaternary referral center for complex, high-risk and innovative cardiac procedures. We are a fellowship training program for minimally invasive procedures such as minimally invasive CABG, mini-MV and mini-SAVR procedures as well as catheter-based procedures such as TAVR, TMVR and TEVAR.

Qualified candidates will benefit from the breadth of resources within UH and HHVI includes established clinical databases and a clinical trials enterprise. The successful clinical research fellow will be integrated within the clinical surgical team to perform high-quality data analysis of relevant cardiac surgical and cardiac critical care questions focused on novel cardiac surgical techniques, innovative technology, and strategies to optimize aortic, coronary and valvular catheter-based and minimally invasive approaches and enhancing recovery protocols and cardiac surgery perioperative care. 

Send applications or inquiries to:

Marc Pelletier, MD

Chief of Cardiac Surgery

University Hospitals - Harrington Heart and Vascular Institute 

Email: [email protected] and cc to [email protected] 

The start date is July 1, 2024 (or negotiated start date). Click here for more information. Further details on candidate requirements and application process will be available on Job Posting or upon request. 

Career Opportunity

Cardiac Surgeon

Fraser Health Authority, Royal Columbian Hospital

New Westminster, BC

Fraser Health is responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services to over 1.9 million people in 20 diverse communities from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon within the traditional, ancestral and unceded territories of the Coast Salish and Nlaka’pamux Nations, which is home to six Métis Chartered Communities.

The Division of Cardiac Surgery is seeking a permanent full time track Cardiac Surgeon with additional training and experience in complex aortic surgery and TEVAR to join our group of six surgeons by July 2024.

The Royal Columbian Hospital is a full-service, adult non-transplant cardiac surgery center serving a population of almost 2 million. Our service performs over 950 open heart procedures annually, including coronary artery bypass grafting, valve repair and replacement, complex aortic surgery, TEVAR and Ross procedures. 


  • Certified in cardiac surgery by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • Eligible for licensure with College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC (CPSBC)
  • Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) - Mandatory

Click here or login to your MY.CCS.CA account for more information about this position.

Interested candidates may submit a letter of interest, CV and three reference letters to Fraser Health Physician Recruitment team at [email protected].

Applications will be accepted until January 31, 2024.

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