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Professional Affairs

January 13, 2021
In this CTSNet To Go podcast episode, Dawn Hui of UT Health San Antonio, Texas, moderates a discussion on advocacy within the cardiothoracic surgery specialty.
January 13, 2021
In this CTSNet To Go podcast episode, Leanne Harling and Jessica Luc moderate a discussion on the global experience of how to make the most of one's training and successfully transition to practice.
December 20, 2020
A scholarly metanalytic review on training by surgical simulators. The authors submit that low-fidelity is acceptable, balancing affordable basic inanimate models against the higher cost (and ethics) of zootomy and cadaceric dissection.
December 16, 2020
Leanne Harling and Jessica Luc moderate a discussion on the global experience of how to make the most of one's training and successfully transition to practice.
December 15, 2020
In this CTSNet roundtable, Dawn Hui of UT Health San Antonio, Texas, moderates a discussion on advocacy within the cardiothoracic surgery specialty.
December 4, 2020
A brief and readable editorial on the United Kingdom prespective on the global impact of the pandemic to the delivery of cardiovascular care, attempting a semi-quantitative economic appraisal of the problem.
November 16, 2020
In this important article published in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery by Drs. Preventza et al, they report on the sex, racial and ethnic disparities in cardiovascular trials in the US.
November 16, 2020
This article from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Virtual Conference Taskforce provides recommendations applicable to all virtual meetings and beyond with focused dicscussion on timezones, diversity/inclusion and how to optimize participant interactivity and networking. 
November 11, 2020
William Brawn discusses his approach to hypoplastic left heart syndrome.
October 30, 2020
Filmed at the 2020 STS Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana, Edward M. Bender of Stanford University in California, USA, moderates a discussion on how the internet plays a role in establishing and growing cardiothoracic careers.

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