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2014 Annual Meeting Webcast

SATURDAY, April 26, 2014
8:00 a.m. Adult Cardiac Skills and Decision Making
Pearls and Pitfalls in Operative Technique

Course Chair: Tomislav Mihaljevic, Cleveland Clinic
8:00 a.m. Congenital Skills and Decision Making
Developing Technical Excellence

Course Chair: J. William Gaynor, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
8:00 a.m. General Thoracic Skills and Decision Making
Mastering Techniques and Decision Making

Course Chair: Nasser K. Altorki, New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center
7:30 a.m. Allied Health Personnel Symposium
Advancing the Practice of Patient Care in Cardiothoracic Surgery

Course Co-Chairs: Stephen C. Yang, Johns Hopkins University
Katherine J. Hoercher, Cleveland Clinic
8:00 a.m. Cardiothoracic Transplant and Mechanical Circulatory Support of Heart and Lung Failure
Mastery of the Management of End-Stage Heart and Lung Failure

Course Chair: R. Duane Davis, Duke University
8:00 a.m. Ethics Forum: Surgical Ethics Course
In Collaboration with the Department of Surgery at University of Toronto

Course Chair: *Martin F. McKneally, University of Toronto
6:00 p.m. EBUS Hands-On Session (Separate Registration Required)
Location: Toronto Medical Discovery Tower
6:00 p.m. ECLS Hands-On Session (Separate Registration Required)
Location: The Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences
6:00 p.m. Three-Dimensional Echocardiography Workshop for Congenital Heart Surgeons (Separate Registration Required)
 
SUNDAY, April 27, 2014
7:30 a.m. AATS/STS Adult Cardiac Surgery Symposium
Becoming a Master Valve Surgeon

Course Chair: David H. Adams, Mount Sinai Medical Center
8:00 a.m. AATS/STS Congenital Heart Disease Symposium
Issues Beyond the Textbook

Course Chair: Ivan M. Rebeyka, University of Alberta
3:30 p.m. AATS/STS Combined Adult - Congenital Cardiac Valve Symposium
Becoming a Master Valve Surgeon

Course Co-chairs: David H. Adams, Mount Sinai Medical Center
Pedro J. del Nido, Children's Hospital Boston
7:30 a.m. AATS/STS General Thoracic Surgery Symposium
Becoming a Master Thoracic Surgeon

Course Chair: Scott J. Swanson, Brigham & Women's Hospital
8:00 a.m. AATS/STS Cardiothoracic Critical Care Symposium
Respiratory Failure

Course Co-Chairs: Michael S. Mulligan, University of Washington
Nevin M. Katz, Johns Hopkins University
5:30 p.m. AATS Learning Center Opens in the Exhibit Hall
 
MONDAY, April 28, 2014
7:20 a.m. Business Session (AATS Members Only)
7:30 a.m. Plenary Scientific Session
Award Presentations
Basic Science Lecture
"Organize Your Mind in the Operating Room"

Margaret Moore
CEO, Wellcoaches Corporation
New Member Induction
Presidential Address
"Clarity of Purpose and Focused Attention:
The Essence of Excellence"

*David J. Sugarbaker, Brigham & Women's Hospital

12:30 p.m. Ethics Forum Lunch (separate registration required)
2:00 p.m. Adult Cardiac Surgery Simultaneous Scientific Session
2:00 p.m. Congenital Heart Disease Simultaneous Scientific Session
2:00 p.m. General Thoracic Surgery Simultaneous Scientific Session
2:00 p.m. Perioperative Care Simultaneous Scientific Session
5:00 p.m. 17th Annual C. Walton Lillehei Resident Forum
 
TUESDAY, April 29, 2014
7:00 a.m. Cardiac Surgery Forum Session
7:00 a.m. General Thoracic Surgery Forum Session
7:00 a.m. Emerging Technologies And Techniques Forum
7:00 a.m. Video Session
8:45 a.m. Plenary Scientific Session
Award Presentations
Honored Guest Lecture
“The One-Day Contract”
Rick Pitino
Head Coach, University of Louisville Men's Basketball Team
12:45 p.m. Moderated Poster Competition - Exhibit Hall
Adult Cardiac Moderated Poster Competition
Congenital Heart Disease Moderated Poster Competition
General Thoracic Moderated Poster Competition
2:00 p.m. Adult Cardiac Surgery Simultaneous Scientific Session
2:00 p.m. Congenital Heart Disease Simultaneous Scientific Session
2:00 p.m. General Thoracic Surgery Simultaneous Scientific Session
2:00 p.m. Aortic/Endovascular Surgery Simultaneous Scientific Session
5:35 p.m. Executive Session (AATS Members Only)
 
WEDNESDAY, April 30, 2014
7:00 a.m. Adult Cardiac Surgery Simultaneous Scientific Session
Invited Speaker: *James L. Cox
"Innovation in Cardiac Surgery"

7:00 a.m. Congenital Heart Disease Simultaneous Scientific Session
Invited Speaker: *Martin J. Elliott
"Safety, Innovation, and Governance in Congenital Cardiac Surgery"

7:00 a.m. General Thoracic Surgery Simultaneous Scientific Session
Invited Speaker: *Peter Goldstraw
"Evolution of Staging in Lung Cancer"

9:00 a.m. Adult Cardiac Masters of Surgery Video Session
9:00 a.m. Congenital Masters of Surgery Video Session
9:00 a.m. General Thoracic Masters of Surgery Video Session
10:00 a.m. Adult Cardiac Controversies
10:00 a.m. Congenital Controversies
10:00 a.m. General Thoracic Controversies
11:30 a.m. Collaborative Cardiac Care (Separate Registration Required)
12:00 p.m. Advanced Robotic Lobectomy Training Course Sold Out
4:00 p.m. 94th Annual Meeting Adjourns
 

 
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