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Roundtable: Comparing Cardiothoracic Surgery Training Paradigms from Around the World
Pieter Kappetein moderates a lively conversation on cardiothoracic surgery training throughout the world. Walter Gomes, Jose Pomar, Moritz Wyler von Ballmoos, and Stephen Yang share perspectives on training in South America, Europe, and the United States. The panel discusses how cardiothoracic surgery training has evolved, including recent movements towards competency-based curricula and less time devoted to general surgery training. The panel also shares thoughts on how to recruit cardiothoracic surgery residents and better educate them.