Committees

Volunteer committees are the foundation of the CHRS; the role and mandate of the Committees vary depending on their purpose.

Ablation Committee

The Ablation Committee provides a structure for the analysis and communication of ablation issues.

Chair: Dr. Eugene Crystal


Annual Meeting Planning Committee

The Annual Meeting Planning Committee provides a structure to engage the members and assess the needs of the community to create a relevant and educational meeting for the members of the Society.

Chair: Dr. Benedict Glover


Education Committee

The Education Committee provides a structure for the administration of the various teaching activities within CHRS and coordinates with members regarding activities in conjunction with HRS, the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress (CCC), the CHRS Annual Meeting and other relevant meetings.

Chair: Dr. Matthew Bennett


Device Advisory Committee

The Device Advisory Committee provides a structure for the analysis and communication with manufacturers of heart rhythm devices and provide updates on advisories.

Chair: Dr. Lawrence Sterns


Research Committee

The Research Committee promotes, fosters, and facilitates high quality research so as to improve the care of patients with heart rhythm disorders through creation of knowledge and its translation into best practices.

Chair: Dr. Jeff Healey


Nominations & Awards Committee

The Nominations and Awards Committee prepares a slate of candidates for vacant Board positions & proposes nominees to the CHRS Board for the CHRS Annual Achievement Award and Magdy Basta Award.

Chair: Dr. François Philippon


Member Communications Committee

The Member Communications Committee develops and improves communications and networking between CHRS and CHRS members and other rhythm Societies.

Chair: Dr. Peter Leong-Sit