Between February 23 and March 1, 2019, a heart surgery team from the James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough, UK, will go on a medical mission to Kumasi, Ghana, to perform adult heart surgery and to place pacemakers. Find their daily video blog here.
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Global Cardiothoracic Surgery Advances and Challenges in Developing Countries and Emerging Economies
October 29, 2018
Dr. A. Thomas Pezzella considers many of the challenges involved in providing cardiothoracic surgery treatment in developing countries and emerging economies.
September 20, 2018
Filmed at the 2018 STS Annual Meeting in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Jay Pal of the University of Colorado moderates a discussion on medical volunteerism.
Highlighting the Joint AATS/PASCaTS Forum: Enhancing Cardiovascular Education and Skill Training in Resource-Limited Underserved Regions
May 14, 2018
The American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS) and the Pan-African Society for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery held their 6th Joint Global Forum at the recent AATS Annual Meeting in San Diego, California.
November 28, 2017
This video was filmed on a cardiac surgery mission to Enugu Nigeria, led by Emily Farkas and sponsored by CardioStart and the VOOM Foundation.