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Professional Affairs

May 23, 2024
This week on The Beat, Editor in Chief Joel Dunning introduces the new DV5 Intuitive Da Vinci robot. He talks about the benefits of this technology and demonstrates some of its new features.
May 21, 2024
Prof. Hill discusses some of his own mentors in his early career, his most impactful accomplishments, and his ongoing interest in developing cardiothoracic surgery devices.
May 16, 2024
This week on The Beat, Editor in Chief Joel Dunning speaks with physician’s assistant Alan O’Donnell about his process for filming and editing exceptional cardiothoracic surgical videos.
May 14, 2024
Watch Dr. John Sadeghi discuss his winning video with competition judge Dr. Lana Schumacher, who is the chief of thoracic surgery at Tufts Medical Center and serves as a member of CTSNet’s board of directors.
May 9, 2024
In his presidential address to the AATS annual congregation, Dr. Lars Svensson shared ideas and insights into CT surgeons’ purpose as physicians, what it takes to become a master surgeon (40,000 hours), how surgery is similar to car racing, and what it takes to push the limits of what is possible to drive progress and innovation.
May 8, 2024
This week on The Beat, in an episode sponsored by AtriCure, Editor in Chief Joel Dunning discusses surgical ablation for atrial fibrillation.
May 7, 2024
Prof. Romano discusses the importance of having the conversation surrounding gender disparities in CT surgery and what she hopes to accomplish as STS president.
May 3, 2024
This week on The Beat, Editor in Chief Joel Dunning discusses upcoming interviews to be published on CTSNet.
April 30, 2024
April saw a wide variety of content published on CTSNet. Popular articles published this month include two videos from Dr. Tristan Yan’s off-pump CABG series, important news in CT surgery, and a comprehensive webinar on the Ross procedure.
April 26, 2024
Stephanie Worrell and Maria Teresa Tsukazan led a recent webinar discussion on inequities for women in CT Surgery with contributors Cherie Erkmen, Shanda Blackmon, and more. Watch the recording now.