Volunteer committees are the foundation of the CHRS; the role and mandate of the Committees vary depending on their purpose.
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. Girish Nair
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 Nucleus Committee
The Device Nucleus Committee provides a structure for the analysis and communication with manufacturers of heart rhythm devices and provide updates on advisories.
Chair: Dr. François Philippon
Device Strategy Committee
The Device Strategy Committee provides a structure for future research and development in new technologies in terms of devices and guidance.
Chair: Dr. Blandine Mondésert
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. David Birnie
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. John Sapp
Member Communications Committee
The Member Communications Committee develops and improves communications and networking between CHRS and CHRS members and other rhythm Societies.
Chair: Dr. Chris Cheung