Benefits of Membership 2018-02-05T06:09:41+00:00

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

  • Accredited continuing professional development and education:
    • Free webinars on new guidelines and other clinical and research topics
    • Canadian Respiratory Conference – CTS’ national inter-professional scientific meeting
    • CTS Scientific Program at CHEST
    • Simulation courses and competency-based training workshops
  • Reduced registration fee for the Canadian Respiratory Conference
  • Member rates for the American College of Chest Physicians CHEST Conference
  • Member rates for the European Respiratory Society International Congress with CTS-ERS joint membership

Networks

  • Meet respirologists and researchers from across Canada and abroad at member-only events held in conjunction with CHEST and American Thoracic Society conferences
  • Member rates for the American College of Chest Physicians CHEST Conference
  • Discounted member dues for the European Respiratory Society

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
  • Annual Pediatric Fellows Day
  • CTS Research Poster Competition at the ATS International Conference

Opportunities to Network

  • Contribute to CTS committees and assemblies, collaborate with your peers and develop leadership skills
  • Meet respirologists and researchers from across Canada and abroad at member-only events held in conjunction with the annual CHEST and American Thoracic Society conferences
  • Receive the CTS member e-bulletin and exclusive access to members-only online portal
  • Special member rate for the 2018 Canadian Respiratory Conference
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