Review the STSA 62nd Annual Meeting Advance Program

June 12, 2015 | By More
The STSA 62nd Annual Meeting will take place November 4-7, 2015 at Disney's Yacht & Beach Club Resorts in Lake Buena Vista, FL.

The STSA 62nd Annual Meeting will take place November 4-7, 2015 at Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club Resorts in Lake Buena Vista, FL.

The STSA 62nd Annual Meeting will take place November 4-7, 2015 at Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club Resorts in Lake Buena Vista, FL. The Advance Program is now available.

The program features over 20 hours of premier educational content. Some highlights are as follows:

  • Surgical Motion Pictures on Wednesday, November 4 will include nine must-see video presentations.
  • A packed Postgraduate Program on Thursday, November 5 complete with mistakes/pitfalls case presentations; subspecialty breakout sessions with excellent invited speakers; and special talks from Robert H. Bartlett, MD (Ann Arbor, MI), Glenn J.R. Whitmann, MD (Baltimore, MD), and Tirone E. David, MD (Toronto, ON). Learn more about the STSA 62nd Annual Meeting Postgraduate Program and view the full lineup of talks and speakers.
  • Expert faculty members – Karen J. Brasel, MD (Portland, OR) and John W.C. Entwistle, III (Philadelphia, PA) – will debate whether or not family presence should be allowed during cardiopulmonary resuscitation during the Thursday, November 5 Ethics Debate.
  • The Friday morning General Session will include the Kent Trinkle Education Lectureship by John S. Ikonomidis, MD (Charleston, SC); the President’s Invited Lecture by David A. Fullerton, MD (Aurora, CO); and John H. Calhoon, MD‘s (San Antonio, TX) Presidential Address.
  • Saturday morning, November 7 will include important Coding, RUC, and SGR updates presented Jeffrey P. Jacobs, MD (St. Petersburg, FL); Peter K. Smith, MD (Durham, NC); and Alan M. Speir, MD (Fairfax, VA).
  • Erle H. Austin, MD (Louisville, KY) will deliver the Harold Urschel History Lectureship titled “C. Walton Lillehei – His Trials, His Triumphs, and the 200% Solution”  on Saturday, November 7.
  • A new session titled Recognition & Management of Cardiothoracic Surgical Misadventures will take place on Saturday, November 7. This session will provide expert instruction on how to overcome obstacles in the OR.

The Southern Thoracic Surgical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The STSA designates this educational activity for a maximum of 21.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Plan to join STSA in Walt Disney World® this November. Register and make hotel reservations at the special STSA group rate online at www.stsa.org/62ndannual.

Contact STSA Headquarters with questions about the STSA 62nd Annual Meeting by e-mailing stsa@stsa.org or calling 800.685.7872.

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