STSA 57th Annual Meeting

STSA 57th Annual Meeting
November 5-7, 2010
Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club in Orlando, FL

Thank you for attending the 57th Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida!

CME Certificates
CME certificates were mailed in early 2011. To request a copy of your CME certificate, send an email to

Listen to Dr. Keith Naunheim’s Presidential Address

Read the Transcript of the 57th Annual Business Meeting

Thank you to our 2010 Corporate Supporters

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57th Annual Meeting Publications

Presentations from the 2011 Postgraduate Program

Update on Transcatheter Aortic Valve ImplantationMichael Mack

New Trends and Indications in LVAD SupportMark Slaughter

Redo Aortic SurgeryJoseph Coselli

Stenting for Perforation of the EsophagusRichard Freeman

Robotic Lobectomy is Superior to VATS Lobectomy
Pro – Robert Cerfolio
Con – Thomas D’Amico

Transposition Surgery in the Pre-Switch EraSteven Goldberg

All Cardiothoracic Surgery Patients Should be Cared for by a Critical Care Physician
Pro – Nevin Katz
Con – Kevin Accola

Contracting with Hospitals: Should a CT Surgeon Work for the Hospital or Should the Hospital Work for the SurgeonWilliam Ryan

What Should a Hospital Employment Contract Look Like for the Cardiothoracic SurgeonJohn Voigt

Options for Structuring a Physician Compensation ModelMary Heymans

Winds of Change: CT Surgery Residencies and MOCWilliam Baumgartner