2023 STS Coronary Conference

Event dates
Miami, Florida

Resident Scholarships Available

A limited number of scholarships is available. The generous scholarships provided by The Thoracic Surgery Foundation—the charitable arm of STS—will cover all expenses related to attending the conference. Senior level or chief cardiothoracic surgery residents enrolled in an ACGME-approved program are invited to apply by April 1, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. CT

The 2023 STS Coronary Conference returns for a second year of innovative, international, and groundbreaking science taking place June 3-4, 2023, in Miami Beach, Florida. Conference attendees will learn how to take their coronary surgery programs to the next level from a basic to an advanced program. Experts from around the world will share the latest techniques and outcomes. 

The 2-day program will include interactive presentations, “How I Do It” video sessions on surgical techniques, practical tips and tricks, and case-based panel discussions.

What are 2022 Attendees Saying? 

“I learned a lot of evidence and insight on CABG”

“It covers the latest advances in the field and addresses controversial topics”

“This is the most up-to-date review of coronary artery revascularization”

Who Attends? 
The STS Coronary Conference targets cardiothoracic surgeons and heart team members who focus on coronary artery surgery.

Course and Program Directors
Marc Ruel, MD, MPH, Ottawa, ON, Canada
Joseph F. Sabik III, MD, Cleveland, OH, USA
Sigrid Sandner, MD, Vienna, Austria
David Glineur, MD, PhD, Ottawa, ON, Canada

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to: 

  • Discuss the latest advances in coronary artery surgery
  • Join in discussions with the heart team about patient selection/approaches 
  • Summarize in depth the indications and comparative revascularization outcomes for CABG
  • Describe and demonstrate on-pump CABG/off-pump CABG methods, as well as minimally invasive CABG methods
  • Describe and demonstrate the various techniques in conduit harvesting
  • Describe and demonstrate the various master techniques in graft configuration

Exhibitor List (as of 3/20/23)

  • Abiomed
  • AtriCure, Inc.
  • Med Alliance Solutions
  • Medistim
  • Scanlan International
(Through March 21)
(March 21-June 4)
STS Physician Member $800 $900
STS Allied Health Member $350 $450
STS Resident/Fellow Member $200 $300
Physician Non-Member $950 $1,050
Allied Health Non-Member $450 $550
Resident or Fellow Non-Member $250 $350
Industry Employee $950 $1,050

*An STS Member ID (6 digits) is required to receive the discounted member rate. Database participation is not the same as STS membership. A Database participant ID is different from an STS Member ID. For help with an STS Member ID, please contact Member Services

Hotel Arrangements
A block of rooms has been reserved at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel. The special STS group rate is $329, plus state and local taxes, and is guaranteed through Thursday, May 11, or until the group block is sold out. Guest rooms reserved after the cutoff date or when the room block is sold out are subject to hotel availability.

How to Reserve a Room in the STS Block:

  1. Reserve online
  2. Call the Loews Travel Planner at 888-879-0462. Be sure to reference the group code “STS601.”

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons will issue a refund, minus a $100 administrative fee, for all cancelations received in writing by May 19, 2023. No refunds will be issued after this date. 

Contact the STS Education Department 

Accreditation Information

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Physician Assistants (PAs) may claim AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for completing this activity. 

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons designates this live activity for a maximum of 13.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.