The STS Leadership Institute helps members in their first 15 years of practice to develop the skills necessary to lead teams in and out of the OR, strategize personal and professional goals, negotiate a career path, and influence change in the workplace.
Event dates
Mar 23, 2023 – Jan 26, 2024
Location
Hybrid

STS is pleased to co-present this free webinar on the Advances in Surgery channel. Creation of a free account on the AIS site is required to view the program. 

Date
8:00 a.m. ET
An experiential foundation and hands-on practice in basic cardiothoracic operating skills for first-year residents.
Event dates
Aug 24–27, 2023
Location
Marriott Chicago O’Hare Hotel
Discussions on valuable research and important clinical findings with the goal of improving data collection and patient outcomes.
Event dates
Sep 26–29, 2023
Location
Virtual
Be the voice of the cardiothoracic surgery specialty in Washington, DC—register to attend the 2023 STS Advocacy Conference.
Event dates
Oct 17–18, 2023
Location
Washington, D.C.
The event will feature world class, international faculty who will address and explore the latest developments and best practices in general thoracic surgery.
Event dates
Dec 1–2, 2023
Location
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
The premier annual event in cardiothoracic surgery, unveiling never-before-seen science, techniques, and technology, and creating a forum to build lasting connections with colleagues.
Event dates
Jan 27–29, 2024
Location
San Antonio, TX
Groundbreaking science for cardiothoracic surgeons and heart team members who want to take their coronary surgery programs from basic to advanced
Event dates
Jun 3–4, 2023
Location
Miami, Florida

Watch STS President Thomas MacGillivray and DEI consultant James Pogue discuss diversity, equity, and inclusion. The video includes Q&A, insights from moderators, and an update on the Society’s efforts to bolster its commitment to DEI. Viewers will come away with a deeper understanding of DEI, and the opportunities and challenges in advancing a culture of inclusivity within STS and the specialty.

Moderators

Thomas E. MacGillivray, MD
STS President
Washington, DC

James Pogue, PhD
President and CEO, JP Enterprises
Dallas, Texas

Date
Duration
1 hr. 6 min.
Demystify the Oral Board Exam with STS Prep
Event dates
Apr 29 – May 2, 2023
Location
Virtual
Hear didactic lectures and case demonstrations from expert faculty, then spend 6+ hours in hands-on sessions in a realistic, general thoracic robotics simulation environment.
Event dates
Apr 20–21, 2023
Location
Norcross, GA

Cardiothoracic surgeons and trainees who are underrepresented in medicine (URiM) will discuss challenges and successes they’ve experienced throughout their careers. Additionally, the panel will share what they have learned from these experiences and how to apply those lessons toward supporting other surgeons from underrepresented groups.

Date
1 hr. 1 min.

Diversity in the physician workforce is a key component of delivering the best care to our increasingly heterogeneous patient population. The experience of Asians in cardiothoracic surgery is not well known. With a paucity of published evidence, the webinar panel will introduce the topic through the lived experience of Asians in the specialty. The discussion will explore: 

Date
Duration
1 hr.