CJC Trainee Initiatives

CJC offers five initiatives exclusive to trainee members of the Canadian Cardiovascular Society (CCS). Learn more about how to become a CCS Trainee.

1. Apply to join the CJC Trainee Editorial Board

Responsibilities and expectations:

  • Consultation on journal issues as requested by the editors.
  • Timely and high-quality review of manuscripts. This entails:
    • Assessing manuscripts for content, quality, and relevance for publication in CJC.
    • Preparing a written evaluation of the manuscript and a recommendation to the Editor-in-Chief regarding suitability for publication.
    • Reviewing one manuscript per month. Manuscripts are assigned routinely and must have a formal written evaluation completed within one to two weeks.

 

Learn more. Apply now to join the Trainee Editorial Board for the next two-year term (January 1, 2023-December 31, 2023). Applications are due September 23, 2022.

Current Trainee Members of the Editorial Board:

  • Haran Yogasundaram (Mentor: Gavin Oudit)
  • Sabin Bozso (Mentor: Jeevan Nagendran)
  • Stephen Wright (Mentor: Neil Eves)
  • Pishoy Gouda (Mentor: Justin Ezekowitz)
  • Qutuba Karwi (Mentor: Gary Lopaschuk
  • Devin Chetan (Mentor: Luc Mertens)

 

2. Apply to join the CJC Trainee Reviewer list

Responsibilities and expectations:

  • Timely and high-quality review of manuscripts. This entails:
    • Assessing manuscripts for content, quality, and relevance for publication in CJC.
    • Preparing a written evaluation of the manuscript and a recommendation to the Editor-in-Chief regarding suitability for publication.
    • Reviewing about one manuscript every other month. Manuscripts are assigned routinely and must have a formal written evaluation completed within one to two weeks.

 

Learn more. Apply now to join the Trainee Reviewer list for the next two-year term (January 1, 2023-December 31, 2023). Applications are due September 23, 2022.

Current Trainee Reviewers:

  • Kai Yi Wu (Mentor: Ian Paterson)
  • Charles Yin (Mentor: Rob Hegele)
  • Kenji Rowel (Mentor: Gavin Oudit)
  • Quynh Nguyen (Mentor: Jeevan Nagendran)
  • Nicholas Grubic (Mentor: Katherine Allan)
  • Najah Adreak (Mentor: Jessica Forcillo)
  • Ryaan El-Andari (Mentor: Jeevan Nagendran)
  • Jimmy Kang (Mentor: Jeevan Nagendran)
  • Sarah Melville (Mentor: Raj Padwal)

 

3. Apply to become a CJC Trainee Assistant Editor

Responsibilities and expectations:

  • Handling of manuscripts, including reviewer assignment and decision recommendations to the Editor-in-Chief. Manuscripts to be handled include particularly, but not necessarily exclusively, papers submitted via CJC training programs (Training Program Initiative and Trainee Matters)
  • Consultation on journal issues and planning along with CJC Associate Editors.
  • Trainee Assistant Editors will be closely mentored by the Editor-in-Chief as they develop the skills necessary for the efficient fulfilment of their mandate. The outgoing Trainee Assistant Editors will remain in a consultant role for the new group.

Current Trainee Assistant Editors:

  • Vincent Chauvette
  • Varinder Randhawa

 

Learn more. Apply now to become a CJC Trainee Assistant Editor for the next two-year term (January 1, 2023-December 31, 2023). Applications are due September 23, 2022.

 

4. Submit your paper to the CJC Journal News & Commentary – Trainee Matters section

CCS trainees have their own CJC section by trainees, for trainees. These papers focus on trainee life issues, training opportunity and job market discussions, etc.

Review the Author Guidelines to learn more.

Submit your paper.

 

5. Apply to participate in the CJC Training Program Initiative

These papers are invited articles for CCS Trainees only. This training initiative has been around for four cycles, with a fifth one underway for 2023. To participate in the Training Program Initiative, trainees need a faculty mentor. For more information, contact your program director. Deadline to receive topics is September 23, 2022.

Looking for more trainee opportunities? See more at CJCO

And also at CJCPC

Information for first-time authors

First time submitting a paper to an academic journal? Make sure to consult our Author Guidelines.

Watch Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Stanley Nattel, give recommendations on how to respond to reviewers.

How to become a CCS trainee

You can find more information on how to become a CCS trainee on CCS’ website.

Have questions?

Contact [email protected] for all things CCS and [email protected] for all CJC-related matters.

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