The 2021 Canadian Cardiovascular Congress, happening online October 20 – 23, will include several PHRI researchers – including the recipient of a prestigious award.
The opening evening, Wednesday, October 20, 8:30 pm EDT, PHRI Senior Scientist PJ Devereaux will be presented with the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) – Canadian Cardiovascular Society (CCS) Distinguished Lecturer Award in Cardiovascular Sciences.
This annual award recognizes significant impact and advancement in research, both nationally and internationally, as well as relevance of their research to a clinical setting, and demonstrated impact on development of young scientists and highly qualified personnel through mentorship and training.
PJ Devereaux will give his CIHR-CCS Lecture, with panel discussion, on Thursday, October 21, 3-4 pm EDT.
Thursday, October 21st is full of presentations by other PHRI researchers:
- 11:05-11:50 am EDT – PHRI Scientist Harriet Van Spall presents on Bridging the sex and gender gap in cardiovascular research
- 11:05-11:50 am EDT – PHRI Scientist Richard Whitlock presents on Dealing with perioperative catastrophes: how to think like a surgeon
- 1:35-2:20 pm EDT – PHRI Investigator Emilie Belley-Cote presents on Neuroprognostication in the post cardiac arrest patient: A CCS / Canadian Neurocritical Care Society position statement
- 1:35-2:20 pm EDT – PHRI Scientist Jason Roberts presents in Cardiogenetics workshop: challenging clinical cases for the cardiologist; then at 4:05 pm EDT on Management of patients with prolonged QT interval
- 3-4 pm EDT – PHRI Scientist Michael McGillion co-chairs the CJC Plenary: Impact of New Digital Technologies in Cardiology
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