The STSA Program Committee, Co-chaired in 2015 by Dr. Jeff Jacobs and Dr. Steve Yang, will consider video abstracts in the following new categories this year:
- Surgical education;
- Simulation and team-based learning;
- Patient safety; and
- Lessons Learned from Intraoperative Problems, Misadventures, and Disasters.
Video and oral abstracts will also be accepted for the submission categories adult cardiac, general thoracic, congenital, and transplant surgery.
Abstracts are currently being accepted for the STSA 62nd Annual Meeting, which will take place November 4-7, 2015 at Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club Resort. The deadline to submit abstracts is Monday, April 6, 2015.