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2019 Membership Dues Invoices Now Available

2019 STSA membership dues and/or Annals of Thoracic Surgery subscription invoices are now available.

Please contact STSA at stsa@stsa.org or 312.202.5892 with questions or to request a printable invoice.

Abstracts are now being accepted for the STSA 66th Annual Meeting which is taking place November 6-9, 2019 at the JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort in Marco Island, FL. Please click here to find details regarding the abstract submission site.

The deadline to submit abstracts is Sunday, April 7, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. ET.

Thank you for your continued support of STSA!

March 1, 2019 | By More

STSA 66th Annual Meeting Call for Abstracts

STSA 66th Annual Meeting Call for Abstracts
stsa.org/abstracts | April 7 Deadline

The Southern Thoracic Surgical Association is pleased to announce that abstracts are now being accepted for the STSA 66th Annual Meeting. The STSA 66th Annual Meeting will be held November 6-9, 2019 at the JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort in Marco Island, FL. The deadline to submit abstracts is Sunday, April 7, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. ET.

Oral and video abstract submissions are accepted, and the submission categories include adult cardiac, congenital, and general thoracic, as well as history, surgical education, simulation and team-based learning, patient safety, and lessons learned from intraoperative complications.

Access the STSA 66th Annual Meeting abstract submission website.

You may review the STSA 66th Annual Meeting abstract submission guidelines at the beginning of the submission process and prior to selecting your submission type. This website will appear different than the submission site from previous STSA Annual Meetings as STSA has migrated to a new submission module. The company now hosting the STSA abstract submission site also manages the STSA Annual Meeting CME evaluations and mobile application. If you have attended an STSA Annual Meeting in the past four years and/or have claimed CME credits, it is highly likely that you already have an account in the system. All existing account credentials have been reset. You may login with your e-mail address as the username and as the password. Passwords may be changed upon logging in. If you have changed institutions and no longer have access to your former e-mail address used for previous CME evaluations, you may create a new account.

If you have attended an STSA meeting in the past, you understand why attendees return year after year. The collegiality, fun, and scientific value of the STSA Annual Meeting are unmatched. In addition, Annual Meeting oral presentations are submitted for publication consideration in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, which has a circulation of more than 8,000 subscribers. The STSA Annual Meeting continues to be an exceptional forum for disseminating your work to the entire field of cardiothoracic surgery.

Please direct any support questions regarding abstract submissions and account login credentials to STSA at stsa@stsa.org or call (312) 202-5892.

February 14, 2019 | By More

Nearly 75% of STSA Annual Meeting Manuscripts Published in The Annals

The primary objectives of STSA are to disseminate knowledge and stimulate progress in the field of cardiothoracic surgery, and to promote fellowship among southern and southern-trained thoracic surgeons. STSA accomplishes these objectives through its Annual Meeting, making the meeting a uniquely rich and dynamic learning environment where attendees can enjoy the company of their colleagues.

A majority of STSA Annual Meeting educational content is derived through the abstract submission process. STSA is currently accepting video and oral abstract submissions in the categories of adult cardiac, general thoracic, congenital, and transplant surgery, as well as history, surgical education, simulations and team-based learning, patient safety, and lessons learned from intraoperative complications for its STSA 63rd Annual Meeting. The 63rd Annual Meeting will be held November 9-12, 2016 at the Naples Grande Beach Resort in Naples, FL.

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Among the many reasons to submit work for presentation at STSA is the opportunity to be published in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, the official journal of STSA and The Society of Thoracic Surgeons. Authors selected to present at an STSA Annual Meeting are required to submit their manuscript to The Annals for consideration for publication.

In 2013 and 2014, nearly 75% of STSA Annual Meeting abstract manuscripts were accepted for publication in The Annals, which has a circulation of more than 8,000 subscribers. The STSA Annual Meeting an exceptional forum for disseminating your work to the entire specialty.

Plus the intimate size and focus on collegiality makes STSA a uniquely energetic and open environment where you are sure to find a lively exchange of ideas.

Review the 2016 abstracts submission guidelines and access the abstract submission website at www.stsa.org/abstracts. Contact STSA Headquarters with questions at stsa@stsa.org or 312.202.5892. The deadline to submit abstracts is April 4, 2016.

 

 

March 10, 2016 | By More

Successful STSA Program Committee Meeting Held May 8

The STSA Program Committee has been hard at work over the past several months collecting and reviewing 62nd Annual Meeting abstract submissions. The Committee, which is responsible for planning the scientific educational content of the STSA Annual Meeting, met in Chicago on May 8.

2015 Program Committee Members include:

  • Jeffrey P. Jacobs, MD (Co-chair)
  • Stephen C. Yang, MD (Co-chair)
  • John H. Calhoon, MD
  • Richard K. Freeman, MD
  • Charles B. Huddleston, MD
  • S. Adil Husain, MD
  • Richard L. Lee, MD
  • Daniel L. Miller, MD
  • Himanshu J. Patel, MD
  • Richard L. Prager, MD

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 Program Committee received over 250 video and oral abstract submissions and will select approximately 85 abstracts for inclusion in the 62nd Annual Meeting educational program. 2015 abstract submission categories included adult cardiac, general thoracic, congenital, and transplant surgery; history; surgical education; and Lessons Learned from Intraoperative Problems, Misadventures, and Disasters.

The 62nd Annual Meeting program is currently being finalized. Abstract authors will be notified of the Committee’s determination by May 22, 2015. The STSA 62nd Annual Meeting Advance Program will be published in June 2015. E-mail stsa@stsa.org to join STSA’s mailing list and be notified as soon as 62nd Annual Meeting registration and hotel reservations are available.

The STSA Annual Meeting is a premier forum to disseminate information to the cardiothoracic surgery community. Accepted oral presentations will be submitted for publication consideration to The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, which has a circulation of more than 8,000 subscribers. In 2014, 75% of STSA Annual Meeting presentation manuscripts were accepted for publication in The Annals.

Contact STSA Executive Director, Megan Drumm, at mdrumm@stsa.org or 312.202.5864 with questions.

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