ACS/STS Cardiothoracic Surgery in the Future Course
Oct. 7, 2013 • 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
This course, sponsored by the American College of Surgeons and STS, will introduce surgery residents and medical students to conventional and complex procedures performed by cardiothoracic surgeons today and provide information about upcoming new technologies and the 6-year integrated cardiothoracic surgery training program. The primary focus of the session will be hands-on experience with specific cardiothoracic surgical procedures. Participants will experience and have the opportunity to perform these surgical procedures using synthetic and tissue-based simulation models. The program will be taught by cardiothoracic surgeons who are leaders in their respective fields of cardiac and general thoracic surgery. The $25 registration fee includes dinner.
The course directors are Thomas E. MacGillivray, MD, FACS, Boston; James I. Fann, MD, FACS, Stanford, Calif.; and Daniel L. Miller, MD, FACS, Atlanta.
Please refer to the registration section of the ACS website at http://www.facs.org/clincon2013/registration/.