About the Program

Annual Meeting Online is a digital product that provides on-demand access to the rich content presented during the STS 59th Annual Meeting. The digital product features nearly 80 educational sessions and 91 e-posters that incorporate the latest research, technology, and practice in all major cardiothoracic surgery disciplines. Annual Meeting Online provides the convenience of watching anywhere, anytime, and at your own pace.

  • Three extraordinary plenary sessions: The Vivien Thomas Lecture on the need for increased diversity and access in healthcare and education, a poignant reminder about remembering and finding meaning in one's vocation, and a look at the evolution of the evidence base available for treatment selection for coronary artery disease
  • Top-scoring abstract sessions for surgical disciplines including adult cardiac, congenital, general thoracic, and cardiopulmonary failure
  • Four interactive "In the OR" sessions, in which luminary surgeons share 360° video views of the operating room during a procedure performed
  • Compelling sessions offering the latest on robotic surgery, coronary artery revascularization, the STS National Database, adult congenital heart disease, surgeon wellness, and more

Receive unlimited access and the opportunity to earn up to 72.25 continuing medical education credits or a certificate of participation. STS members receive a discount—and Resident/Fellow and Medical Student Members can access for free!  

STS 2023 Attendees: Complimentary access to Annual Meeting Online was included with your registration. You are able to access the recorded sessions and e-posters on the meeting website, along with the meeting evaluation and credit claim form. 


STS Members: Surgeon, Associate, Associate Physician $650
STS Members: Resident/Fellow, Medical Student $0
Non-Members $1,000


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STS is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons designates this enduring material for a maximum of 72.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  

Physician Assistants (PAs) may claim a maximum of 72.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for completing this activity. The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society.