Cardiothoracic surgeon William M. Novick, MD, was one of only nine health care workers in the United States recently honored with an inaugural REAL Award. Dr. Novick received the award in the category of pediatric care for improving the care of children with heart defects.
Carolyn E. Reed Traveling Fellowship
Please consider contributing to the Carolyn E. Reed Traveling Fellowship. Dr. Reed was a cardiothoracic surgeon, an educator, and a successful researcher, who died early. To honor the memory of Dr. Reed and further her commitment to education and innovation, the Thoracic Surgery Foundation for Research and Education in conjunction with Women in Thoracic Surgery, has established the Carolyn E. Reed Traveling Fellowship.
27th EACTS Annual Meeting
The 2013 EACTS Annual Meeting will include Techno-College, Postgraduate Courses, keynote lectures, abstract sessions, focus and professional challenge sessions, workshops, wetlabs and discussion panels. The preliminary program will available this spring and the deadline for abstracts is April 1, 2013. Don’t forget that the early registration deadline is July 1, 2013!
93rd Annual Meeting of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery
Don’t miss the 93rd Annual Meeting of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery being held in Minneapolis, MN, USA! New This Year: Case Videos, Working with Industry, and full-day Skills and Decision Making Courses. The Annual Meeting Preliminary Program and Video are online now.
New Resident Program Profile Added
A new program profile has been added for Oregon Health & Science University Thoracic Surgery Residency. Program profiles were recently added for Cleveland Clinic, the University of Louisville, and for Johns Hopkins.
New Resident Program Profile Added
A new program profile has been added for Cleveland Clinic Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Resident Training and Fellowship Program (PDF). Program profiles have recently been added for the University of Louisville (PDF), and for Johns Hopkins (PDF).
Dr. Reed died on November 16, 2012. She achieved an international reputation as a thoracic surgeon and oncologist with specific expertise in lung and esophageal cancer. Dr. Reed was a renowned surgical educator and was elected to membership in the most prominent surgical organizations, serving in important leadership roles in many of these organizations.
In Memoriam – Harold C. Urschel, Jr, MD
Harold Clifton Urschel, Jr, passed away on November 12, 2012, aged 82. He was a past President of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, the Southern Thoracic Surgical Association, the American College of Chest Physicians, and the Texas Surgical Association.
EACTS Academy offers a comprehensive range of training and education programmes designed to help you benefit from the skills of experienced surgeons.
The American Association for Thoracic Surgery is now accepting Abstracts and Case Videos for the 93rd Annual Meeting to be held in Minneapolis, MN, USA from May 4 - 8, 2013. You and your colleagues are strongly encouraged to submit Abstracts or Case Videos of original work for consideration as part of the scientific program.
Hans Pilegaard, MD
Hans Pilegaard has performed almost 1,000 procedures using a novel method of Nuss bar insertion that uses a short-bar technique. In this latest interview of the Innovators in cardiothoracic surgery, Pilegaard describes the short-bar technique. Intraoperative video is included of Dr. Pilegaard performing the operation at the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary.
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