The CANadian CARdiovascular Critical CarE Society (CANCARE) is a multi-disciplinary Canadian Cardiovascular Society (CCS) affiliate dedicated to improving the quality of care of critically ill cardiovascular patients.  CANCARE has created a trainee position on the board of directors.  Suitable candidates will be expected to participate in board conference calls and meeting, serve as a non-voting board member, and will have the unique role of developing and promoting activities aimed at cardiovascular trainees. In addition, the trainee representative may be asked to lead a subcommittee to facilitate trainee content at the annual Canadian Cardiovascular Congress.


  • 1 year that may be renewed for a second 1-year term.


  • Current Canadian trainees in a Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery, Critical Care Medicine core training program who have expressed interest in the cardiac critical care and who plan to/currently are/have been accepted to fellowships in critical care (2-year program) or cardiac critical care (1 year program).
  • Current Canadian trainees who have completed or are currently training in critical care or cardiac critical care residency/fellowship.
  • Member of CANCARE (trainee level membership)

Required documents:

  • CV
  • Statement of intent. This should outline your background, career goals, potential contributions and reasons for applying to the CANCARE Board of Directors

Selection process:

  • A CANCARE subcommittee consisting of 3 to 4 members will review all applications

Application Process:

  • Please send application documents to