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. Dinner is included in the registration fee.
The course directors are Thomas E. MacGillivray, MD, FACS, Houston; Rishindra M. Reddy, MD, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; and Jennifer D. Walker, MD, Boston.
For additional information, please contact STS Education Manager Michelle Taylor.
|Medical Students & Residents||$25|