CIHR-ICRH/CSS Distinguished Lecturer Award in Sleep Sciences

Call for Nominations for the the 2023 CIHR-ICRH/CSS Distinguished Lecturer Award in Sleep Sciences

The CIHR Institute of Circulatory and Respiratory Health (CIHR-ICRH) and the Canadian Sleep Society(CSS) have partnered on the 2023 CIHR-ICRH/CSS Distinguished Lecturer Award in Sleep Sciences to recognize an individual’s outstanding contribution to the advancement of sleep sciences both in Canada and internationally. The award will be presented to the selected candidate at the April 27-29, 2023 Canadian…

Message from the Canadian Thoracic Society, the Canadian Sleep Society, and the Canadian Society of Respiratory Therapists

Health Canada Product Recall – Respironics Masks

Message from the Canadian Thoracic Society, the Canadian Sleep Society, and the Canadian Society of Respiratory Therapists September 19, 2022 Health Canada posted an alert on Friday, September 16, 2022 informing patients, caregivers, and health care providers that Philips Respironics recalled certain masks used with bilevel positive airway pressure (also known as Bilevel PAP, BiPAP,…

World Sleep 2023

Keynote Survey for World Sleep 2023

What topics and new developments do you want to see discussed at World Sleep in Rio de Janeiro? The Program Committee for World Sleep 2023 is collecting feedback for the selection of keynote presenters and welcomes your input. Your comments and ideas will be used to help plan the scientific program for World Sleep 2023…

Position Statement

Position Statement from the Canadian Thoracic Society, Canadian Sleep Society and the Canadian Society of Respiratory Therapists Philips Respironics Device Recall

(a)Najib T. Ayas, (b)Laree Fordyce, (c)Eleni Giannouli, (d)Marta Kaminska, (e)Sherri Lynne Katz, (f)Tetyana Kendzerska, (g)Joanna MacLean, (h)Carolyn McCoy, (i)Debra L. Morrison, (j)Sachin Pendharkar, (k)Robert Skomro, and (l)Candace Steward. (a) Chair of the Canadian Thoracic Society (CTS) Sleep Disordered Breathing Assembly and Secretary/Treasurer of the Canadian Sleep Society (CSS) Executive – Department of Medicine, University of…

Philips Recall

Philips Respironics Positive Pressure Device Recall

June 21, 2021 (THIS STATEMENT IS UPDATED SINCE JULY 9TH 2021, CLICK HERE TO READ THE UPDATED STATEMENT) The purpose of this document is to inform Health Care Providers (HCP) and patients with regard to the recent recall notice. CSS Executive members have been in discussions with other professional societies and HCPs across Canada to…