STS Webinar Series
STS Prolonged Ventilation Webinar • December 2014
The fourth installment of the STS Webinar Series, sponsored by the STS Task Force on Quality Initiatives, focused on prolonged ventilation in adult cardiac surgery. Held on December 4, 2014, this webinar featured presentations from experts, including Kevin W. Lobdell, MD, Glenn Whitman, MD, and William T. Caine, MD.
STS Congenital Public Reporting Webinar • August 2014
Learn about the new STS congenital public reporting initiative through this video that describes the rationale for public reporting, the new pediatric and congenital heart surgery mortality risk model and star ratings, and the consent form and submission process.
STS Mediastinal Staging Webinar • March 2014
This video is a recording of the March 4, 2014, STS webinar on mediastinal staging of lung cancer. Speakers include Michael Lanuti, MD, Massachusetts General Hospital; Moishe Liberman, MD, PhD, Centre Hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal; and David W. Wormuth, MD, CNY Thoracic Surgery in Fayetteville, NY.
STS Public Reporting Webinar • February 2014
Learn more about STS's public reporting initiatives through this video that describes the rationale for public reporting, composite scores and star ratings, the Society's collaboration with Consumer Reports, and the new consent form and submission process.
STS Glycemic Control Webinar • April 16, 2013
Sponsored by the STS Task Force on Quality Initiatives, the second quality webinar, held April 16, 2013, focused on glycemic control. Moderated by Kevin W. Lobdell, MD, the webinar included presentations by Anthony P. Furnary, MD and Harold L. Lazar, MD, two recognized experts in the field.
Please send questions and comments to Jane Han, Senior Manager of Quality Metrics and Initiatives, at JHan [at] sts [dot] org.
STS Blood Conservation Webinar • Feb. 28, 2012
The first STS quality webinar, held February 28, 2012, on the topic of blood conservation, included presentations by a multidisciplinary panel of recognized experts, followed by a question and answer session. Speakers were: Victor A. Ferraris, MD, PhD; Bruce D. Spiess, MD, FAHA; Kenneth G. Shann, CCP; and Alan M. Speir, MD. An online presentation of the Blood Conservation Webinar may be viewed here. Please note: you will need to complete a short form to access the content.