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Welcome to the CCS 2023 Call for Topics Submission Site

The CCS Guidelines Committee is seeking member submissions to determine Guideline and Clinical Practice Update (CPU) topics for development in 2023 – 2024. You must be a CCS member to submit a topic and work on the Guideline / CPU must not have already started. You may submit a topic suggestion, from Friday September 16, 2022 until Sunday October 2, 2022.

Submission requirements:
  • Your contact information
  • Indication if topic is a Guideline or CPU
  • Title and focus of the Guideline/CPU
  • Rationale for developing a statement on this topic now
  • Any other information you feel is relevant
  • Suggestions for co-chairs or contributing authors
  • Identify any recognized CCS Affiliate(s) endorsing the topic submission, if applicable
  • Suggestions for knowledge translation approach for the submitted Guideline/CPU

  • The Guidelines Committee will review all submissions. Evaluation criteria include the following and you are encouraged to consider these items in your submission:
    • Topic of urgency and/or significant changes in evidence
    • Importance to patient
    • Contribution to CJC Impact Factor
    • Uniqueness to Canada
    • Major gap(s) in clinical care
    • Alignment with CCS’s Mission, Vision and Strategic Pillars:
      • Mission: Strong heart teams in a heart healthy Canada
      • Vision: We advance heart health for all
      • Strategic Pillars:
        • We set standards for excellence in heart health and care
        • We build the knowledge and expertise of the heart team
        • We influence policy and advocate for the heart health of all Canadians

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