Why become a CTS member?
Members of the Canadian Thoracic Society (CTS) include Physicians, Specialists, Nurses, Respiratory Therapists, Pharmacists, students or Institutions with an interest in respirology.
CTS offers several categories:
– Student – MD / PhD
– PhD / Scientist
– MD / Specialist
– International Membership
– And more!
Have you ever thought of joining a society to further your professional development?
The Canadian Thoracic Society is a specialty society for respirology, bringing together members who are adult and pediatric specialists, physicians, scientists and healthcare professionals from a variety of disciplines working in respiratory health and research.
Members enjoy many benefits including:
– Professional network
– Free subscription to the CTS’ official journal, the Canadian Journal of Respiratory, Critical care and Sleep Medicine
– Early access to newly-published evidence-based clinical practice guidelines
– Collaboration with CIHR-Institute for Circulatory and Respiratory Health, Canadian Respiratory Research Network (CRRN) and the Canadian Sleep and Circadian Network (CSCN)
– Free webinars
– Special member rate for the Canadian Respiratory Conference
– And more!
‘The earlier we get involved with our career with the CTS, it allows us to develop, to meet people who also have experiences and develop relationships that will allow our career to flourish more quickly.’
—Dre Andréanne Côté, Respirologist and intensivist, IUCPQ-UL
‘I would regularly attend their annual conferences, and I’d often present my research that I was doing as a student. I was able to form connections with people doing similar types of research in other parts of the country.’
—Sunita Mathur, PT, PhD, Associate Professor, Queen’s University, ON
Submit an Article
Canadian Journal of Respiratory, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine is an international journal publishing research on lung health, including asthma and COPD.
Topics covered include:
– Adult and pediatric lung health and disease, including asthma, COPD, cystic fibrosis, bronchiectasis, pulmonary dysplasia, interstitial lung disease, acute lung injury, sepsis, pulmonary vascular disease, tuberculosis, HIV and other pulmonary infectious diseases;
– Exercise physiology and testing;
– Mechanical ventilation and critical care;
– Interventional respirology;
– Lung imaging;
– Pulmonary function standards and testing;
– Environmental and occupational diseases
– Rehabilitation medicine
– Sleep disordered breathing.