Professionals

If you are interested in working with the Canadian Women's Heart Health Alliance, join one of our Working Groups. This is a great opportunity for Health and non-health professionals to network, share their expertise, skills and experiences to further women's health. Click on the different Working Groups below for more details. We invite you to submit your Expression of Interest by August 30, 2018 at 5:00 pm EDT. 

 

Working Group Descriptions:

The members in each of the four Working Groups will contribute their knowledge, expertise and provide in-kind contribution to advance the goals, objectives and activities as outlined by the Canadian Women’s Heart Health Alliance. The Working Group will operate as a team, draw on the skills and talents of each member, and work together towards the Alliance’s goals to ensure the organization’s success.

1. Advocacy

The Advocacy group will support advocates as they enhance awareness about women's cardiovascular health in their communities, and to stimulate new interest in the field of women's cardiovascular health.

2. Education and Training

The Education and Training group will work to enhance education and training about specific cardiovascular issues affecting women. Projects will target various audiences such as the general public, physicians, nurses, students and allied health staff in a phased approach.

3. Health Systems and Policy

The Health Systems and Policy group will explore cost-effective  strategies  to  improve  and monitor women’s  cardiovascular  health,  and  promote  these  strategies  based  on  findings.

4. Knowledge Translation and Mobilization

The Knowledge Translation and Mobilization group will focus on translating existing and new knowledge about cardiovascular health and disease in women; and creating sex-specific guidelines, tools and programs focused on improving outcomes for Canadian women.

 

How to submit your Expression of Interest:

1. Click on the Working Group you are interested in. This will lead you to the Call for Expression of Interest where you can find more information on the desired expertise per Working Group, time commitment, and intake process.

2. Then click on the link in the Intake Process section or here to upload your CV and answer a few questions so that we can better understand your motivations and expectations.

3. Please visit this page for the list of potential Working Group meeting dates. For Working Groups with multiple dates, please note that only one date will be selected based on membership availability.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Sabrina Pillay, Knowledge Translation Lead at cwhhc@ottawaheart.ca