Joining CSANZ

Thank you for your interest in joining the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSANZ). New members are welcome. To join, complete the membership form. and send it, along with your CV, to the NZ Executive Officer. If you are an advanced trainee applying for Associate membership, please use the advanced trainee application form.

The annual subscription for New Zealand members is set by the NZ Committee. Find out about membership types, who can nominate and second you, and membership fees here.

Here is some information about:

Aims and Goals

The Society was constituted with the objective of promoting the highest standards of education, training, research and practice in cardiovascular medicine and surgery through:

a. contributing to the advancement of knowledge of the cardiovascular system and treatment of diseases

b. establishing and supporting the maintenance of professional and ethical standards of practice

c. facilitation of the education of trainees in cardiovascular medicine

d. facilitation of continuing professional development in cardiovascular medicine

e. promotion and defence of equitable access of all Australians and New Zealanders to high quality cardiovascular healthcare; and

f. promotion of good fellowship among those whose primary interest is the practice of cardiovascular medicine or surgery or allied subjects.

Read the full CSANZ Constitution.

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Membership Benefits


  • Access to Heart, Lung and Circulation Journal (online or hard copy).
  • Regular ‘eNews’ and quarterly ‘On the Pulse’ electronic newsletter (read the publications’ policies).
  • Facebook and Twitter. CSANZ connects regularly with its members through various forms of social media. Tweet or Facebook us! We would love to hear from you.

Membership Database

HeartOne is the CSANZ membership database where members can keep their membership details up-to-date and access learning materials.

Annual Scientific Meetings

Reduced registration fees for members to attend CSANZ ASMs held annually in Australia and New Zealand, and opportunities to apply for traveling scholarships to local and international educational events.

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History of CSANZ

Read a brief History of CSANZ by Prof. Harvey White and Lynne Portelli