Special Interest Groups
The Society is subdivided into different Special Interest Groups (SIGs) that reflect the diversity of its membership.
Each Special Interest Group is led by a Chair (and in some instances a Co-chair) whose task it is to stimulate scientific activities and promote ongoing education and professional development in their area of expertise.
The Administrative SIG aims to provide networking and educational opportunities for those hired to oversee business and administrative issues in IVF clinics.Learn more
The aim of the Andrology SIG is to promote the field of Andrology and disseminate the latest advances in this area to Canadian clinicians, scientists and allied professionals working in reproductive biology.Learn more
ART Lab SIG
The aim of the ART Lab SIG is to foster consistent improvement in assisted conception outcomes in Canada by promoting the ongoing education of all ART laboratory scientists, and by encouraging practical cooperation between ART Laboratories.Learn more
The Counselling Special Interest Group (CSIG) has been established to foster collaboration and exchange between Canadian counsellors working in this field, and to promote a high standard of professional counselling.Learn more
Ethics and Law SIG
The Ethics and Law SIG is an interprofessional and interdisciplinary group made up of ethicists, lawyers, academics, clinicians, and other professionals who are committed to the ethical and legal provision of assisted reproduction in Canada.Learn more
Fertility Preservation SIG
The Fertility Preservation SIG is a body of clinicians who provide fertility preservation services and counseling for women and men undergoing potentially sterilizing medical procedures.Learn more
The purpose of the Reproductive Genetics SIG shall be to establish an organized presence of geneticists, genetic counsellors, and related professionals (reproductive endocrinologists, andrologists, embryologists, ethicists) within the CAFS.Learn more
The Nurses SIG’s mission is to provide patient care based on collaboration, education and research.Learn more
Scientists in Reproductive Endocrinology SIG
The goal of the SIG is to provide a forum for Canadian reproductive biologists to present the results of their work, to learn from basic science presentations at the Annual Meeting and at other CFAS sponsored events.Learn more