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This webinar aims to help early career surgeons and trainees learn objectives and strategies for negotiating a contract. The session covers a wide range of negotiation elements from preparation to health insurance considerations to signing bonuses.

7 p.m. ET
Be part of the next STS Leadership Institute graduate class!
Event dates
Mar 21, 2024 – Jan 24, 2025
Zoom, Chicago, and Los Angeles
A virtual conversation with U.S. Rep. Greg Murphy, MD. Learn more and reserve your spot.
6 p.m. ET

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The latest from the field of thoracic surgeryView All >
retirement planning
There are many profound changes and considerations during the early stages of your career. Planning for retirement is one that needs your time and attention now. 
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Olugbenga Okusanya, MD
New research presented at STS 2024 found that patients with postoperative PE had increased 30-day mortality, reintubation, and readmission rates.
Feb 14, 2024
The education of medical students and residents is critical for the future growth and improvement in the field of cardiothoracic surgery. Early career cardiothoracic surgeons need to be involved in helping the next generation of surgeons establish and advance their careers. In this article, learn about ways you can get involved.
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Robert M. Van Haren, MD
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STS News, the Society’s quarterly magazine for members only, brings you the latest CT surgery news, research, stories, and more to help keep you in the know and connected to your peers.

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Member Voices

Joseph F. Sabik

Joseph F. Sabik III, MD

STS Second Vice President
It’s about making sure that patients get the right treatment, so they can have the best long-term outcomes.
Africa Wallace, MD

Africa F. Wallace, MD

DEI Workforce Member
Our roles as attendings, division chiefs, chairs, coaches, and mentors come with a larger responsibility.

Robert S.D. Higgins, MD

STS Past President
STS was the first place where I was welcomed to be part of like-minded surgeons focused on patients, who improved outcomes, and had a mission.