Seminars and Journal Club

Training the next generation of researchers

Cardiac Sciences Grand Rounds

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Learning opportunities

External Speaker Series

The External Speaker Series is a monthly event featuring established researchers from outside UCalgary. The program's goal is to stimulate discussion and idea exchange and enhance research collaboration. Contact Dr. Robert Rose, PhD, at for more information. 

Research Update Seminar Series (RUSS)

RUSS is a platform for trainees to present their research, get feedback from their peers and increase knowledge about one another's research. This is a biweekly opportunity. Contact Dr. Jennifer Thompson, PhD at 

Cardiovascular Journal Club

Cardiovascular Journal Club meets on the first and third Thursday of the month in TRW GE83 from noon to 1 pm to evaluate scientific articles. Two students lead the discussion at each session. Contact Dr. Jennifer Thompson, PhD, at for more information.

The Stephenson Cardiac Imaging Centre hosts its journal club on Thursdays from 8-9 am in the boardroom located in suite 0700, special services building, basement. All are welcome to attend. For more information, contact Dr. Julio Garcia Flores, PhD, at

Cardiac Sciences Grand Rounds

Cardiac Sciences Grand Rounds occurs weekly from September through June and features local, national and international speakers who present their research and meet with cardiology fellows for a dedicated teaching session. Contact Corinna Marcotte at for more information.

Acquiring practical knowledge

Cardiovascular Journal Club has offered me insight into writing my own research papers and has provided an opportunity for networking with my trainee peers.

Cindy Kalenga

PhD Candidate

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