Benefits of Membership

When you are a member of the Canadian Thoracic Society, you belong to an inter-disciplinary community of respirologists, respiratory health care professionals and researchers committed to advancing knowledge and improving outcomes for the best respiratory practices in Canada. Enjoy CTS member benefits such as:

The latest in Clinical Practice and Research

  • Complimentary 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 and knowledge translation resources and tools
  • Collaboration with CIHR-Institute for Circulatory and Respiratory Health, Canadian Respiratory Research Network (CRRN) and the Canadian Sleep and Circadian Network (CSCN)

Education and Training

Professional Networks

Career Development

  • Access to the list of Extended Canadian Training Opportunities and Respiratory Fellowships offered across Canada
  • Notice of nationwide job postings via ‘Jobs in Respirology’ e-bulletin
  • National Senior Respiratory Fellows Symposium and Exam Preparation Course
  • Pediatric Cross Canada Rounds
  • Annual Pediatric Respirology Fellows Day 
  • CTS Research Poster Competition at the ATS International Conference

Opportunities to Connect and Collaborate

  • Contribute to CTS committees and assemblies, collaborate with your peers and develop leadership skills
  • Receive the CTS member e-bulletin and exclusive access to resources and tools in the members-only online portal
  • Join a CTS assembly to meet colleagues with similar clinical interests and to contribute to CTS’ workplan and guideline development priorities!
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Additional Benefits for joint CTS-ERS Members:

  • Discounted registration fees to the ERS International Congress
  • Electronic access to the European Respiratory Journal (ERJ) including ERS Congress Abstracts and proceedings supplements of the ERJ, European respiratory Review (ERR), Breathe and the Monograph
  • Receipt of the ERS Weekly newsletter
  • Opportunities to participate in ERS assemblies
  • Opportunity to participate and vote in the constitutional meetings of the ERS
  • Opportunity to apply for the prestigious academic distinction of “Fellow of the ERS” (FERS)
  • And more!  See the FAQ for full details or