2016 STSA Abstract Submission Process Coming Soon

January 21, 2016 | By More

The Southern Thoracic Surgical Association will begin accepting abstracts for the 63rd Annual Meeting early next month, with a submission deadline of April 4, 2016. Accepted submissions will be presented at the STSA 63rd Annual Meeting as oral presentations or surgical videos. Your cardiothoracic surgical team is encouraged to participate by submitting your work for consideration. You do not need to be an STSA member in order to submit abstracts.

Oral, video, and history abstracts will be accepted. Oral and video submission categories include the following:

  • Adult Cardiac
    • Aortic
    • Basic Science Research
    • Cardiac Transplantation / VAD
    • Ischemic Heart Disease
    • Miscellaneous (Arrhythmias, Tumors, etc.)
    • Valvluar
  • Congenital
    • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
    • Basic Science Research
    • Neonates and Children
  • General Thoracic
    • Basic Science Research
    • Esophageal Disease
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lung Transplantation
    • Miscellaneous
    • Other Lung
  • Surgical Education
  • Simulation and Team-Based Learning
  • Patient Safety
  • Lessons Learned from Intraoperative Problems, Misadventures, and Disasters

Residents submitting abstracts may select to participate in the 2016 Hawley Seiler Residents Competition. This award is bestowed upon the resident with the highest quality abstract, manuscript, and oral presentation.

The STSA Annual Meeting is the premier forum to disseminate information to the cardiothoracic surgery community. Accepted oral presentations are submitted for publication consideration to The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, which has a circulation of more than 8,000 subscribers. The Association’s 63rd Annual Meeting will take place November 9-12, 2016 at the Naples Grande Beach Club in Naples, FL.

Contact STSA Headquarters with questions at stsa@stsa.org or 312.202.5892.

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Category: Abstracts, Annual Meeting, Education