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The Japanese Circulation Society ("Ippan Shadan Hojin (general incorporated association) Nihon Junkanki Gakkai" in Japanese)
Ken-ichi Hirata, MD, PhD
(Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine)
18th Floor, Imperial Hotel Tower,
1-1-1 Uchisaiwai-cho,
Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0011, JAPAN.
Phone: +81-3-5501-0861 Fax: +81-3-5501-9855
This Society was inaugurated by publication of a bulletin of circulation studies in April, 1935 by Dr. Toshikazu Mashimo, Kyoto University in April, 1935 and was formed as an incorporated assoaciation in April, 1981. With advances in studies on circulatory organs, research and papers have been increasing, and this Society is developing, leading these activities.
To strive for the improvement and progress of research activities and studies as well as to contribute to the development of scientific research concerning the circulatory organs by holding presentations of reports on theories and applied studies relating hereto, maintaining contact and exchanging knowledge with members, other individuals and organizations, and providing information.
1) Regular members:
Individuals (mostly doctors) who support the Society’s purposes set forth above
2) Associate members:
  Individuals who are not doctors but are engaged in medical industries, who support the Society’s purposes set forth above
3) Supporting members:
  Individuals or corporations who assist the activities of this Society
Board Certified Membership
Board Certified Member of the Japanese Circulation Society, must:
1) be a regular member of the JCS for a minimum of 6 years
be a Board Certified Member of the Japanese Society of Internal Medicine, Japan Surgical Society, Japan Pediatric Society, Japanese Association of Thoracic Surgery, or American Society of Internal Medicine
3) have completed 3 years of training at a certified institution
Approximately 26,000 individuals
Circulation Journal (Circ J)
Monthly, 12 issues / year
Circulation Reports (Circ Rep)
Monthly,12 issues/year
Others(journals in Japanese)
The Journal of Board Certified Member of The Japanese Circulation Society
1 issues / year
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