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

Largest Study of Its Kind Reveals Women Have Superior Response to Esophageal Cancer Treatment | PDF 
August 22, 2017

Obese Heart Surgery Patients Require Significantly More ICU Resources | PDF 
August 10, 2017

STS Opposes Current Health Care Reform Efforts | PDF 
July 27, 2017

New Screening Tool Helps ID Heart Surgery Patients at Risk for Malnutrition | PDF 
June 15, 2017

Rep. Ami Bera Recognized for Advancing Issues Important to Cardiothoracic Surgery | PDF | Video
June 13, 2017

New Surgical Techniques Help Save Patients from Life-Threatening Heart Condition | PDF 
June 6, 2017

Heart Surgeons Actively Involved with TAVR Patients Every Step of the Way | PDF 
April 10, 2017

Statin Timing and Dosage May Improve Heart Surgery Outcomes | PDF 
March 16, 2017

Updated Appropriate Use Criteria Address Coronary Revascularization for Patients with Stable Ischemic Heart Disease 
March 10, 2017

First-Ever Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day Puts Condition in National Spotlight | PDF 
February 22, 2017

Heart Surgery Is Excellent Option for Elderly Patients with Aortic Stenosis | PDF | Video
January 24, 2017

Lung Cancer Screening Programs in Communities Are Vital, But Challenges Exist | PDF | Video
January 24, 2017

Parents of Children Born with Heart Defects Crave Disease Stats, Surgeon Info | PDF | Video
January 24, 2017

Eric A. Rose Receives Bakken Scientific Achievement Award | PDF
January 24, 2017

Richard L. Prager Elected President of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons | PDF
January 23, 2017

David M. Shahian Honored for Groundbreaking Contributions to Cardiothoracic Surgery Quality Improvement | PDF
January 23, 2017

New Info Revealed on Infections Related to Heater-Cooler Devices
January 22, 2017

Public Reporting of Lung Cancer Surgery Outcomes Provides Valuable Information About Quality of Patient Care | PDF
January 19, 2017


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