Seminars and Journal Club

Training the next generation of researchers

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. Vaibhav Patel, PhD, at for more information.

Cardiovascular Journal Club

Cardiovascular Journal Club meets the last Wednesday of every month at 9 am in TRW GE83 to evaluate scientific articles. Each month, two students lead the discussion. Contact Dr. Jennifer Thompson, PhD, at for more information.

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.

Upcoming Speakers

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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