In this issue, read about the exciting talks, debates, and videos to be presented at the STS Annual Meeting, a survey on professional satisfaction among cardiothoracic surgeons, the Society's expanded online educational resources, an overview of new Medicare payment policies, and more.
For the first time since 1973, the STS Annual Meeting will be held in Houston, home to award-winning restaurants, nightlife, museums, and NASA’s Johnson Space Center.
A recent survey of STS members found that 73% of practicing cardiothoracic surgeons are satisfied, very satisfied, or extremely satisfied with their careers.
I’ve been traveling the world nearly my entire life, and I’ve had the good fortune of meeting with cardiothoracic surgeons on six continents.
As health care reimbursement continues to shift from fee-for-service to a value-based model, organizations must continually evolve to ensure their success.
The STS Participant User File (PUF) Research Program will allow—for the first time—analysis of national-scale de-identified data from the Database at investigators’ institutions.
Find the latest updates on STS member job changes, promotions, and awards.
Members now have more opportunities to fulfill their continuing medical education and maintenance of certification requirements through the Society.
The health care industry has undergone historic changes at a precipitous pace over the past two decades. This shifting environment has been accompanied by the erosion of many key drivers of physician satisfaction.
Learn about the various payment policies stemming from the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act and find out how the Society is working to ensure that cardiothoracic surgeons have the opportunity for success.