Ask STS—A Town Hall with Surgeon Leaders

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Ask STS—A Town Hall with Surgeon Leaders
Interactive Conversation on Hot Topics

7:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. CT

Join STS President Sean Grondin and other surgeon leaders for an interactive conversation on issues of concern to the specialty. The hour-long discussion will feature audience questions, insight and advice from panelists, and updates on a range of STS activities to help you stay relevant and navigate your career. You’ll also hear what’s on the horizon for the Society, including plans for STS 2022. 

Submit your questions in advance, and add the Town Hall to your calendar today!

Sean C. Grondin, MD, MPH, FRCSC
STS President
Calgary, AB, Canada
Vinay Badhwar, MD 
Chair, STS Council on Quality, Research, and Patient Safety
Morgantown, WV
Joseph E. Bavaria, MD
President, The Thoracic Surgery Foundation
Philadelphia, PA
Shanda H. Blackmon, MD, MPH
Chair, STS Council on Clinical Practice and Membership Engagement
Rochester, MN
David Tom Cooke, MD
Chair, STS Workforce on Diversity and Inclusion
Sacramento, CA
Melanie A. Edwards, MD
Member, STS Workforce on Diversity and Inclusion and STS Workforce on Career Development
Ypsilanti, MI
Robert S.D. Higgins, MD, MSHA
STS Past President
Baltimore, MD
John D. Mitchell, MD
Chair, STS Workforce on Annual Meeting
Aurora, CO
Alan M. Speir, MD
Chair, STS Council on Health Policy and Relationships
Falls Church, VA
Thomas K. Varghese Jr., MD, MS
Chair, STS Council on Meetings and Education
Salt Lake City, UT

Schedule and speakers subject to change