STS Media Resources

Accredited media can request interviews with leading experts in cardiothoracic surgery by contacting STS media relations at media [at] sts [dot] org.

Jennifer Bagley
Media Relations Manager
(312) 202-5865
jbagley [at] sts [dot] org


Natalie Boden
Director, Marketing & Communications
(312) 202-5819
nboden [at] sts [dot] org

Cardiothoracic Surgery: A Primer for the Media
Four leading cardiothoracic surgeons explain the different disciplines within the specialty and what the media can do to get the most accurate information possible for their health care stories.

Latest News Releases

Joint Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery Society Statement on Mycobacterium Chimaera Infections Related to Heater-Cooler Devices Used in Cardiac Surgery
November 11, 2016

Frailty in Older Surgery Patients May Be Under Recognized | PDF
October 6, 2016

Cardiothoracic Surgeons Love the Job Even With Its Intense Demands | PDF
September 13, 2016

New Website from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Puts the Power of Information at the Fingertips of Patients | PDF 
September 8, 2016

Patient and Provider Groups Urge Medicare Not to Undercut Lung Cancer Screening 
September 6, 2016

Heart Surgery Residents Ready to Save Real Lives After 'Out of Body' Training Experience | PDF 
August 25, 2016

Potentially Deadly Heart Condition Plagues Family Members Around Same Age | PDF 
August 25, 2016 

STS Comments on CMS Plan to Bundle Payments for Heart Bypass Surgery PDF 
July 26, 2016

Diabetic Patients Experience Superior Survival with Less Conventional CABG Surgery | PDF 
July 14, 2016

Rep. Larry Bucshon Recognized for Steadfast Commitment to Cardiothoracic Surgery PDF | Video
June 14, 2016

Lung Cancer Breath 'Signature' Presents Promise for Earlier Diagnosis PDF | Video
June 9, 2016

Older Lung Cancer Patients Experience Excellent Survival Following Surgery | PDF 
May 5, 2016

Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery Offers Viable Option for Select Heart Patients | PDF 
March 31, 2016

BMI Linked With Complications After Lung Cancer Surgery | PDF | Video Press Conference
January 26, 2016

Physician Assistant Home Visits Significantly Reduce Hospital Readmissions After Heart Surgery | PDF | Video Press Conference
January 26, 2016

Race, Lower Socioeconomic Status Linked With Worse Survival Following Esophageal Cancer Surgery | PDF | Video Press Conference
January 26, 2016

Frederick L. Grover Receives Bakken Scientific Achievement Award | PDF
January 26, 2016

Joseph E. Bavaria Elected President of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons | PDF
January 25, 2016

Robert A. Guyton Honored for Leadership, Service to Cardiothoracic Surgery | PDF
January 25, 2016

Taking Statins Before Heart Surgery Can Help Reduce Post-Surgical Complications | PDF
January 12, 2016

Heart Valves Made from Tissue Rather than Metal May Be Better for Middle-Aged Patients | PDF
January 12, 2016


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