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Education

February 10, 2015
This video demonstrates various tips and techniques for facilitating the successful performance of a left-handed approach to mitral valve repair for degenerative mitral valve insufficiency.
February 9, 2015
Shanda Blackmon, MD of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, shares a snapshot of what life is like as a general thoracic surgeon.
February 4, 2015
Recorded via Google Hangouts, this roundtable discussion focuses on the impact of “human factors” in cardiothoracic surgery. Joel Dunning moderates the discussion with Tara Bartley, Arie Blitz, and Jill Ley.
November 6, 2014
Jess Thompson, Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Arizona, discusses medical policy advocacy in the United States with an emphasis on cardiothoracic surgery.
October 13, 2014
Recorded during the the 2014 EACTS Annual Meeting in Milan, Italy, this roundtable discussion addresses the duty of candor in medical practice.
October 12, 2014
EACTS Secretary General A. Pieter Kappetein discusses highlights of the 2014 EACTS Annual Meeting taking place in Milan, Italy.
October 11, 2014
EACTS President Paul Van Schil and Past President Jose Pomar discuss exciting aspects and special features of the 2014 EACTS Annual Meeting taking place in Milan, Italy.
October 8, 2014
Stephen Yang of Johns Hopkins discusses the importance of mentorship in cardiothoracic surgery. Dr. Yang encourages fellow surgeons to become active mentors to medical students as well as CT surgery residents, and shares advice for mentoring millennials.
October 1, 2014
Massimo Caputo of Rush University Medical Center in Chicago discusses his experience as a CTSNet contributor. Dr. Caputo has contributed four videos on congenital heart surgery to CTSNet’s educational resources.
September 18, 2014
Victor Trastek, Professor of Surgery at the Mayo Clinic, discusses the importance of professionalism and mentoring in healthcare, with an emphasis on thoracic surgery.

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