Registration - In-house Organization

Canadian Cardiovascular Society / Société canadienne de cardiologie / Carolyn Pullen, Chief Executive Officer

Registration Information
In-house Organization name: Canadian Cardiovascular Society / Société canadienne de cardiologie
Responsible Officer Name: Carolyn Pullen, Chief Executive Officer 
Responsible Officer Change History
Initial registration start date: 2004-02-03
Registration status: Active
Registration Number: 940356-226
Associated Communications

Total Number of Communication Reports: 83

Monthly communication reports in the last 6 months: 9

Version 1 of 11 (2004-02-03 to 2005-02-10)

Version 1 of 11 (2004-02-03 to 2005-02-10) was submitted prior to the Lobbying Act coming into force on July 2, 2008. Due to different information requirements at that time, the registration is presented in the following format.

A. Organization Information

Organization: Canadian Cardiovascular Society / Société canadienne de cardiologie
1403 - 222 QUEEN STREET
OTTAWA, ON  K1P 5V9
Canada
Telephone number: 613-569-3407
Fax number: 613-569-6574  
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration: ANNE FERGUSON, CEO  
 
Description of the organization's activities: THE CANADIAN CARDIOVASCULAR SOCIETY (CCS) IS A NON-PROFIT PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ORGANIZATION, WHICH HAS OVER 1200 MEMBERS REPRESENTING CARDIOLOGISTS, CARDIOVASCULAR SCIENTISTS AND RESEARCHERS AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGEONS. THE PRESIDENT IS DR. DAVID E. JOHNSTONE MD, FRCPC, FACC. MOST CANADIAN CARDIOVASCULAR ASSOCIATIONS HAVE ESTABLISHED AN AFFILIATION WITH THE CCS. THE CCS MISSION IS TO PROMOTE CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH AND CARE THROUGH: KNOWLEDGE TRANSLATION, INCLUDING DISSEMINATION OF RESEARCH AND ENCOURAGEMENT OF BEST PRACTICES; PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT; AND LEADERSHIP IN HEALTH POLICY.THE CCS SUPPORTS ITS' MISSION THROUGH THE FOLLOWING ACTIVITIES:FACILITATING CARDIOVASCULAR TRAINING, EDUCATION AND RESEARCH; THE CCS WAS ONE OF THE FIRST CANADIAN NATIONAL SPECIALTY MEDICAL SOCIETIES TO BECOME AN ACCREDITED EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM PROVIDER FOR THE ROYAL COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS OF CANADA MAINTENANCE OF CERTIFICATION PROGRAM. THE SOCIETY PROVIDES A RANGE OF ACTIVITIES IN SUPPORT OF ON-GOING EDUCATION FOR CARDIOVASCULAR SPECIALISTS IN CANADA.THE CCS ORGANIZES CANADA'S LARGEST CARDIOVASCULAR EDUCATION FORUM TO ENCOURAGE THE EXCHANGE OF SCIENTIFIC AND CLINICAL INFORMATION. THIS ANNUAL EVENT, THE CANADIAN CARDIOVASCULAR CONGRESS, IS ONE OF CANADA'S LARGEST GATHERINGS OF HEALTH PROFESSIONALS DESIGNED TO EXCHANGE INFORMATION ON CURRENT HEALTH ISSUES.ENHANCING COMMUNICATION WITHIN THE PROFESSION;IN ADDITION TO ITS AFFILIATION WITH THE CANADIAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY, THE CCS MAINTAINS AN INTERACTIVE WEB SITE AND AN ELECTRONIC NEWSLETTER, CCS ONLINE. THESE SERVE TO SUPPORT THE COMMUNICATION AND INFORMATION NEEDS OF CCS MEMBERS, THE CARDIOVASCULAR COMMUNITY AND OTHER HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS WITH AN INTEREST IN CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTHCARE. ESTABLISHING CARDIOVASCULAR TRAINING STANDARDS AND GUIDELINES FOR CLINICAL PRACTICE; THE CCS DEVELOPS A YEARLY CONSENSUS CONFERENCE ON THE INVESTIGATION AND MANAGEMENT OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE AND RELATED
Organization's membership or classes of membership: REGULAR MEMBERS:REGULAR MEMBERS ARE SPECIALISTS IN CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH AND DISEASE, OR SPECIALITS WHO DO NOT HAVE A SPECIALITY QUALIFICATION IN A CARDIOVASCULAR DISCIPLINE BUT ARE RECOGNIZED AS HAVING A MAJOR INTEREST AND TIME COMMITMENT TO CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE, OR THOSE WITH DOCTORATES WHO ARE DIRECTLY INVOLVED IN CARDIOVASCULAR TEACHING AND RESEARCH.ASSOCIATE MEMBERS:ASSOCIATE MEMBERS ARE INDIVIDUALS WITH AN INTEREST IN CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH AND DISEASE, AND DO NOT QUALIFY ASA REGULAR MEMBER OR MEMBER-IN-TRAINING.MEMBER-IN-TRAINING:MEMBERS-IN-TRAINING ARE THOSE INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE CURRENTLY ENGAGED IN A FORMAL CARDIOVASCULAR-RELATED TRAINING PROGRAM.
 
Was the organization funded in whole or in part by any domestic or foreign government institution in the last completed financial year? No
 

B. Lobbyists Employed by the Organization

Name: ANNE FERGUSON
Position title: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 

C. Lobbying Activity Information

Federal departments or organizations which have been or will be communicated with during the course of the undertaking: Canadian Heritage (PCH), Health Canada (HC), Human Resources Development Canada (HRDC), Industry Canada, Privy Council Office (PCO), Revenue Canada (RC), Statistics Canada (StatCan)
Communication techniques that have been used or are expected to be used in the course of the undertaking:
Informal communications, Meetings, Presentations, Telephone calls, Written communications, whether in hard copy or electronic format
 
Subject Matter: Areas of Concern: Health, Science and Technology
 
Subject Matter: Retrospective: POLICIES / PROGRAMS: HEART ON THE HILL DAY WITH HEART AND STROKE FOUNDATION OF CANADA DURING FEBRUARY (HEART MONTH) TO RAISE AWARENESS OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE IN CANADAPUBLIC POLICIES SESSIONS: CONDUCTED A SPEAKER FORUM ON HEALTH RELATED ISSUES AT OUR ANNUAL MEETING ENTITLED: "THE ROLE OF SCORECARDS IN CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTHCARE"WORKFORCE: SUBMITTED AS SPONSOR OF A RESEARCH TEAM TO CHSRF A CARDIOVASCULAR WORKFORCE DEMAND MODELS PROJECT.LEGISLATIVE PROPOSALS: SUBMITTED FOR INPUT TO HEALTH PROTECTION LEGISLATIVE RENEWAL PROCESS
Subject Matter: Prospective: POLICIES / PROGRAMS:1) DEVELOP ACCESS TO CARE STANDARDS FOR CARDIOVASCULAR CARE. 2) UNDERTAKE OUR LEGISLATIVE DAY TO RAIS AWARENESS OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE AMONGST PARLIAMENTARIANS3) CONDUCT CANADIAN CARDIOVASCULAR CONGRESS WITH A PUBLIC POLICY SESSION ON A SUBJECT TO BE DETERMINEDWORKFORCE: CONTINUE WORKING WITH CMA ON PHYSICAN SURVEY AND WITH CHSRF ON CARDIOVASCULAR WORKFORCE DEMAND MODELS




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