Elsevier Announces New Partnership with Canadian Cardiovascular Society to Publish the Canadian Journal of Cardiology

Ottawa, ON, Canada, 2 November, 2010 – Elsevier, a world-leading publisher of scientific, technical, and medical information products and services, is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Canadian Cardiovascular Society and the January 2011 publication of the Canadian Journal of Cardiology, an established journal in the field of cardiovascular medicine.

Under the guidance of Editor-in-Chief Stanley Nattel, MD, FRSC, FRCPC, FACC, FHRS, Paul-David Chair in Cardiovascular Electrophysiology and Professor of Medicine at the University of Montreal and Director of the Electrophysiology Research Program at the Montreal Heart Institute Research Center, and a renowned Editorial Board, this internationally recognized journal publishes peer-review material pertinent to specialists, general practitioners, and cardiovascular scientists and addresses all aspects of cardiovascular medicine.

The Canadian Journal of Cardiology is the official journal of the Canadian Cardiovascular Society. It is a vehicle for the international dissemination of new knowledge in cardiology and cardiovascular science, particularly serving as a major venue for the results of Canadian cardiovascular research and Society guidelines. The Journal publishes original reports of clinical and basic research relevant to cardiovascular medicine as well as editorials, review articles, case reports, and papers on health outcomes, policy research, ethics, medical history, and political issues affecting practice.

“The Canadian Journal of Cardiology has been at the forefront in publishing clinical reports and research relevant to cardiovascular medicine for many years,” comments Dr. Nattel, “we are confident that partnering with Elsevier will further our reach and impact in international cardiovascular circles. This is an exciting time for theCJC.”

“The Canadian Journal of Cardiology has been and will continue to be the voice of our Society,” says CCS President Charles Kerr. The Journal is a key benefit of Society membership. It serves as a vehicle of communication that reinforces the strength of not only the CCS, but the cardiovascular specialty as a whole.”

The Canadian Journal of Cardiology will serve as a vehicle to enhance the dissemination of medical knowledge that will benefit people with cardiovascular disease.

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About the Editor
Read more about Editor-in-Chief Dr. Stanley Nattel, MD, FRSC, FRCPC, FACC, FHRS, at:
http://pc33.uniklinikum-dresden.de:8080/enafra/portal/participants/stanley-nattel-md
http://pharmacologie.umontreal.ca/recherche/chercheurs/stanley-nattel/


About The Canadian Cardiovascular Society
The Canadian Cardiovascular Society is the professional association for Canadian cardiovascular physicians and scientists working to promote cardiovascular health and care through knowledge translation, professional development, and leadership in health policy. The CCS provides programs and services to its 1900+ members and others in the cardiovascular community, including guidelines for cardiovascular care, the annual Canadian Cardiovascular Congress, and, with the Canadian Cardiovascular Academy, programs for trainees. More information about the CCS and its activities can be found at http://www.ccs.ca.

About Elsevier
Elsevier is a global information analytics company that helps institutions and professionals progress science, advance healthcare and improve performance for the benefit of humanity. Elsevier provides digital solutions and tools in the areas of strategic research management, R&D performance, clinical decision support, and professional education; including ScienceDirect, Scopus, ClinicalKey and Sherpath. Elsevier publishes over 2,500 digitized journals, including The Lancet and Cell, more than 35,000 e-book titles and many iconic reference works, including Gray's Anatomy. Elsevier is part of RELX Group, a global provider of information and analytics for professionals and business customers across industries. www.elsevier.com

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