STSA 51st Annual Meeting

Thank you for being a part of the STSA 51st Annual Meeting in Cancun, Mexico.

The Meeting was a great success!

2004 STSA Annual Meeting Program

2004 STSA Annual Meeting Business Meeting Notes

The 51st Annual Meeting took place November 4-6, 2004, at the Fiesta Americana Grand Coral Beach Hotel.

40th President’s Award

Dr. Glenn Pennington announces Malcolm DeCamp, MD of  Beth Isreal Deaconess Medical Center in Boston as the 2004 recipient pf the President’s Award for best scientific paper. His paper and presentation was titled “Patient And Surgical Factors Influencing Air Leak After Lung-volume–reduction Surgery: Lessons Learned From The National Emphysema Treatment Trial”

8th Annual Hawley H. Seiler, MD Resident’s Award

The STSA announces Tara Karammlou, MD as the 2004 recipient of the Hawley H. Seiler, MD Resident’s Award for the best resident paper. Her paper was titled “Use Of A Miniaturized Circuit And An Asanguineous Prime Reduces Organ Dysfunction Following Infant Cardiopulmonary Bypass”. Dr. Karamlou and a guest are invited to attend the 52nd Annual Meeting, where she will be presented with a plaque recognizing her accomplishments.

2004 Tiki Award

Ross Ungerleider of Portland, Oregon has been awarded the Tiki Award for the most memorable and noteworthy slide at the Annual Meeting.

2004 Osler Abbott Award

Keith Naunheim of St. Louis, Missouri has been awarded the Osler Abbott Award for the most memorable discussions of the scientific sessions.