Despite persistent disparities, recent developments have enabled a growing momentum for the field of global cardiac surgery. This article describes recent developments in the field of global cardiac surgery with a particular emphasis on academic, societal, and political momentum.
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August 16, 2022
Opportunities for International Cardiac Surgical Training: Toward the Global Cardiac Surgery Resident
November 25, 2021
In this editorial paper, Tom Nguyen, Malak Elbatarny, Dominique Vervoort, and Eric Vinck present a brief look into the evolving opportunities to train cardiac surgery residents in a global fashion, taking into consideration our growing international perceptions of training.
June 27, 2021
Welcome to the new CTSNet Global portal!
CTSNet To Go Podcast Episode: Mitigating Cardiothoracic Surgical Global Health Disparities: A CTSNet "World Hall" Discussion
October 14, 2020
CTSNet hosted a live event, co-moderated by David Cooke, MD, of UC Davis Health and Jacques Kpodonu, MD, of Harvard Medical School and joined by an esteemed panel of international guests, that discussed global health disparities in cardiothoracic surgery.
December 17, 2019
Drs Joel Dunning and Emily Farkas discuss the CTSNet Surgical Volunteerism Portal, a resource for cardiothoracic surgeons and allied health professionals interested in humanitarian work, as well as Dr Farkas's humanitarian work and a volunteer trip in Nepal.
November 8, 2017
Dr Ogadinma Mgbajah is a consultant cardiothoracic surgeon at Lagos State University Teaching Hospital in Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria, and the first woman cardiothoracic surgeon in West Africa.
August 23, 2017
Filmed at the 2017 STS Annual Meeting in Houston, Texas, four cardiothoracic surgeons share why and how they have made humanitarian cardiothoracic surgery a part of their careers.
November 8, 2003
My interest in developing the case for a standardized global education, training and certification course of action results from my involvement in some of the organizational activities that relate to the educational, training and certification process in the United States and to my involvement with CTSNet.