Surgeon-scientists have been instrumental in many breakthroughs that have improved the lives of millions of patients. However, despite the many rewards that a career as a surgeon-scientist offers, the number of surgeons pursuing such a path has been steadily declining.
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Attrition of the Cardiothoracic Surgeon-Scientist: Definition of the Problem and Remedial Strategies
April 3, 2019
March 17, 2019
The American College of Cardiology's 68th Annual Scientific Session has released the 2019 ACC/AHA Guideline on the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease.
March 14, 2019
Dr Eric Topol, a cardiologist and founder and director of the Scripps Research Translational Institute, has long heralded the use of artificial intelligence in medicine and healthcare.
In Global News: Addressing Lung Cancer Treatment Disparities and Adult Heart Problems After Congenital Heart Disease
March 1, 2019
Patient Care and General Interest One of the professional golfers who qualified for this weekend’s PGA Tour event is also a two-time heart transplant recipient.
March 1, 2019
Though medical care has become ever more dependent on teamwork, the profession has devoted relatively little attention to what makes for a good team. In this roundtable discussion moderated by Lisa Rosenbaum, panelists Amy Edmondson, Neel Shah, and Thoralf Sundt discuss empirical and cultural approaches to the pursuit of better collaboration.
February 25, 2019
Om P Yadava and Paul Sergeant discuss the relevance of tacit versus codified learning in medicine and the basic tenets of mentoring.
In Global News: Heart Cells in Space, July Surgery Outcomes, and Monitoring for Transplant Rejection
February 1, 2019
Patient Care and General Interest Former Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh chimes in to the #10YearChallenge with a focus on his heart surgery.
January 9, 2019
Patients who were nonadherent to participating in cancer screening tests experienced increased mortality from noncancer causes. It is hypothesized that such patients are also noncompliant with general medical care recommendations, and that such noncompliance represents a behavioral phenotype.
December 14, 2018
Patient Care and General Interest Truly remote percutaneous coronary intervention was performed in five human patients at Apex Heart Institute in Ahmedabad, India.
November 12, 2018
This video demonstrates the expected anatomical findings at reoperation after transoral incisionless fundoplication.