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  AATS Courses SATURDAY
May 14
6:30 am - 6:00 pm Registration Open
8:00 am - 3:30 pm Simultaneous Courses
Adult Cardiac Skills Congenital Heart Disease Skills General Thoracic Skills
Interprofessional Cardiothoracic Team Symposium Optimal Therapies for End-Stage Thoracic Organ Failure: ECMO, MCS, Transplant Surgical Ethics Forum
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Combined Luncheon Speaker
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Hands-On Sessions Separate registration required
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm Member for a Day Session
Available to medical students, general surgery residents, and up to third year integrated CT residents (I-6). Pre-registration required

  AATS/STS Postgraduate Courses SUNDAY
May 15
6:30 am - 6:00 pm Registration Open
8:00 am - 5:00 pm Simultaneous Symposia
Adult Cardiac Surgery Congenital Heart Disease
General Thoracic Surgery Cardiothoracic Critical Care
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Legends Luncheons
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Survival Guide for the Cardiothoracic Surgical Team
Available to Residents, Fellows and Health Care Professionals Only.
New Course
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm Welcome Reception in the Exhibit Hall
  DAY ONE Monday
May 16
6:30 am Update on Maintenance of Certification for the American Board of Thoracic Surgery
(Not for Credit)
7:20 am Business Session AATS Members Only
7:30 am Plenary Scientific Session
8:50 am Award Presentations
9:05 am Intermission - Visit Exhibits / Coffee Break
9:45 am Gary H. Gibbons
Basic Science Lecture
Charting Our Future Together: Translating Discovery Science into Health Impact

Gary H. Gibbons, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
10:25 am Plenary Scientific Session
11:25 am Joseph S. Coselli Presidential Address
Competition: Perspiration to Inspiration
"Aut viam inveniam aut faciam"

*Joseph S. Coselli, Baylor College of Medicine
12:30 pm Ethics Forum Lunch
Should a Surgeon Comply with Hospital Administration's Demand to Change Valve Preference? Separate Registration Required
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm AATS/TSRA Preparing Yourself for an Academic Career Luncheon
Residents, Fellows and Medical Students Only. Pre-registration required.
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm Simultaneous Sessions
Adult Cardiac Surgery Congenital Heart Disease
General Thoracic Surgery Perioperative Care
5:00 pm 19th Annual C. Walton Lillehei Resident Forum
Supported by an educational grant from St. Jude Medical
5:00 pm Innovations in Transcatheter Valve Therapies: What You Need to Know For Today and the Future
5:00 pm Emerging Interfaces in Advanced Imaging and Interventions in Structural CV Disease
  DAY TWO Tuesday
May 17
7:00 am - 8:45 am Simultaneous Sessions
Cardiac Surgery Forum General Thoracic Surgery Forum Video Session
VAD/ECMO Adult Cardiac Emerging
Technologies & Techniques
General Thoracic Emerging
Technologies & Techniques
8:45 am Plenary Scientific Session
10:30 am Award Presentations
11:40 am
Brian Kelly HONORED GUEST LECTURE
Notre Dame Football
The Building Blocks for Success
Leadership ~ Program Building ~ Player Development

Brian Kelly, Notre Dame Head Football Coach
12:45 pm - 1:45 pm Moderated Poster Competitions - Exhibit Hall (Not for Credit)
12:45 pm - 1:45 pm Cardiac Studies in Progress (Not for Credit)
2:00 pm - 3:20 pm Cardiothoracic Surgical Trials Network: Implications for Clinical Practice
2:00 pm - 5:30 pm Simultaneous Sessions
Adult Cardiac Surgery Congenital Heart Disease
General Thoracic Surgery Aortic/Endovascular Surgery
5:35 pm Executive Session AATS Members Only
  DAY THREE Wednesday
May 18
7:30 am - 9:30 am Simultaneous Sessions
Adult Cardiac Surgery Congenital Heart Disease General Thoracic Surgery
9:50 am Masters of Surgery Video Sessions
Adult Cardiac Surgery Congenital Heart Disease General Thoracic Surgery
11:30 am Annual Meeting Adjourns

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