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Full Schedule

Full Schedule

  • On-Demand
  • Aortic On Demand

    Adult Cardiac

  • Saturday, January 29, 2022
  • 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM ET
    Deep Dive into Complex Total Arterial Revascularization

    Deep Dives

    Adult Cardiac

  • 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM ET
    Deep Dive into Controversies in Managing Acute or Postcardiotomy Shock

    Deep Dives

    Cardiopulmonary Failure

  • 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM ET
    Deep Dive into ECMO in the Era of COVID

    Deep Dives

    Cardiopulmonary Failure

  • 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM ET
    Deep Dive into Transcatheter Challenges in Structural Heart Disease

    Deep Dives

    Adult Cardiac

  • 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM ET
    In the OR with Joseph S. Coselli, MD: Complex Aortic Arch Reconstruction

    In the OR with…

    Adult Cardiac

  • 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM ET
    In the OR with Paula A. Ugalde, MD: Uniport Lobectomy

    In the OR with…

    General Thoracic

  • 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM ET
    Hands-On Course 1: Valve-Sparing Root Replacement

    Hands-On Courses

    Adult Cardiac

  • 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM ET
    Hands-On Course 2: Mitral Valve Repair

    Hands-On Courses

    Adult Cardiac

  • 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM ET
    Break
  • 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM ET
    Deep Dive into Aortic Annular Enlargement

    Deep Dives

    Congenital

  • 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM ET
    Deep Dive into Lung Transplant

    Deep Dives

    General Thoracic

  • 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM ET
    Deep Dive into Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy

    Deep Dives

    General Thoracic

  • 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM ET
    Deep Dive into Transcatheter Challenges in Congenital

    Deep Dives

    Congenital

  • 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM ET
    In the OR with Ismail El-Hamamsy, MD: The Ross Procedure

    In the OR with…

    Congenital

  • 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM ET
    In the OR with Tom C. Nguyen, MD: Minimally Invasive Complex Mitral Valve Repair

    In the OR with…

    Adult Cardiac

  • 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM ET
    Hands-On Course 3: Complex Central Airway Reconstruction

    Hands-On Courses

    General Thoracic

  • 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM ET
    Hands-On Course 4: Creation of a PTFE Valved Conduit

    Hands-On Courses

    Congenital

  • 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET
    Break
  • 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET
    Resident's Luncheon

    For Residents

  • 1:00 PM – 1:15 PM ET
    Welcome and Meeting Preview

    Plenary

  • 1:15 PM – 2:00 PM ET
    Plenary: Thomas B. Ferguson Lecture from Amy C. Edmondson

    Plenary

  • 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM ET
    Break
  • 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM ET
    2025 Forecast in Adult Cardiac Surgery

    Adult Cardiac

  • 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM ET
    Issues While You’re on Circuit

    Cardiopulmonary Failure

  • 3:27 PM – 3:45 PM ET
    Panel Discussion

    Cardiopulmonary Failure

  • 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM ET
    It's Not in the Books..So How Do They Do It?

    Congenital

  • 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM ET
    Novel Technology in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

    General Thoracic

  • 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM ET
    What's the Latest in Adult Cardiac Surgery?

    Adult Cardiac

  • 2:45 PM – 4:45 PM ET
    Resident's Symposium: Transitioning from Training to Practice

    For Residents

  • 3:45 PM – 4:00 PM ET
    Break
  • 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM ET
    Advancements in Pediatric Heart Failure and Transplantation

    Congenital

  • 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM ET
    Bronchoscopy: EM, Robots, Ablation

    General Thoracic

  • 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM ET
    Esophagus

    General Thoracic

  • 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM ET
    Same Toys, New Indications

    Cardiopulmonary Failure

  • 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM ET
    The Pandemic Aftershocks on Surgeon and Health Care Wellness

    Wellness

  • 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM ET
    Trials and Registries: What You Need to Know

    Adult Cardiac

  • 5:00 PM – 5:15 PM ET
    Break
  • 5:15 PM – 6:00 PM ET
    Plenary: Vivien T. Thomas Lecture from Henri R. Ford, MD

    Plenary

  • 6:15 PM – 7:00 PM ET
    STS-PAC Reception

    Social Events

  • 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM ET
    President's Reception

    Social Events

  • Sunday, January 30, 2022
  • 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM ET
    Plenary: J. Maxwell Chamberlain Memorial Papers and Late-Breaking Plenary Paper

    Plenary

  • 9:30 AM – 6:00 PM ET
    Exhibit Hall Hours
  • 10:30 AM – 10:45 AM ET
    Meeting Highlights

    Plenary

  • 10:45 AM – 11:00 AM ET
    Introduction of the President: John H. Calhoon, MD

    Plenary

  • 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM ET
    Presidential Address: Sean C. Grondin, MD, MPH, FRCSC

    Plenary

  • 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET
    Break
  • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET
    Controversies in Coronary Revascularization

    Adult Cardiac

  • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET
    Lung Cancer I: Clinical Care

    General Thoracic

  • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET
    Lung Transplant: Focus on COVID

    Cardiopulmonary Failure

  • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET
    Mechanical Circulatory Support Devices

    Cardiopulmonary Failure

  • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET
    STS/EACTS Type A Dissection is a Total Aortic Catastrophe: Solutions (Endo and Open) for the Arch and Downstream Aorta

    Adult Cardiac

  • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET
    Surgical Management Strategies for the LVOT and Aorta

    Congenital

  • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET
    Ways to include Global Cardiothoracic Surgery in your Career

    Wellness

  • 2:00 PM – 2:15 PM ET
    Break
  • 2:15 PM – 3:15 PM ET
    Controversies in the ICU

    Cardiopulmonary Failure

  • 2:15 PM – 2:19 PM ET
    Introduction

    Cardiopulmonary Failure

  • 2:33 PM – 2:48 PM ET
    Panel Discussion

    Cardiopulmonary Failure

  • 3:02 PM – 3:15 PM ET
    Panel Discussion

    Cardiopulmonary Failure

  • 2:15 PM – 3:15 PM ET
    Exploring the Pathway to Surgical Innovation - Basic Science Advances

    Congenital

  • 2:15 PM – 3:15 PM ET
    Focus on Neonatal Surgical Challenges

    Congenital

  • 2:15 PM – 3:15 PM ET
    STS/ESTS: Immunotherapy in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

    General Thoracic

  • 2:55 PM – 3:15 PM ET
    Panel Discussion

    General Thoracic

  • 2:15 PM – 3:15 PM ET
    STS/WTS: Surgical Families: Joys, Struggles, Juggling

    Wellness

  • 2:15 PM – 3:15 PM ET
    Top Adult Cardiac Videos: Techniques and Tips

    Adult Cardiac

  • 2:15 PM – 3:15 PM ET
    Why Cardiac Surgeons Should be Involved in the Care of Patients with Acute Pulmonary Emboli

    Adult Cardiac

  • 3:15 PM – 3:30 PM ET
    Break
  • 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM ET
    Adult Cardiac Surgery SOS

    Adult Cardiac

  • 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM ET
    From the Ascending to the Descending Aorta

    Adult Cardiac

  • 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM ET
    Heart Transplant

    Cardiopulmonary Failure

  • 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM ET
    It’s All About the Data - What Does it Mean Though?

    Congenital

  • 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM ET
    Lung Cancer II: Access, Quality, Disparities

    General Thoracic

  • 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM ET
    STS/CATS/CSCS: Regional Quality Collaboratives

    General Thoracic

  • 3:30 PM – 3:35 PM ET
    Introduction

    General Thoracic

  • 4:05 PM – 4:30 PM ET
    Panel Discussion

    General Thoracic

  • 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM ET
    Vivien T. Thomas Symposium
  • 4:11 PM – 4:30 PM ET
    Panel Discussion
  • 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM ET
    Exhibit Hall Reception & Poster Event

    Social Events

  • Monday, January 31, 2022
  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM ET
    Business Meeting (STS Members Only)
  • 8:30 AM – 8:45 AM ET
    Break
  • 8:45 AM – 9:30 AM ET
    Ask the Expert Session: Oh donor, oh donor, where art thou?

    Ask the Experts

    Cardiopulmonary Failure

  • 8:45 AM – 9:30 AM ET
    Ask the Experts: Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning: Demystified

    Ask the Experts

  • 8:45 AM – 9:30 AM ET
    Ask the Experts: Contemporary Management of Mesothelioma

    Ask the Experts

    General Thoracic

  • 8:45 AM – 9:30 AM ET
    Ask the Experts: My Triple Threat Playbook: How Did I Write it and Then Follow it?

    Ask the Experts

    Congenital

  • 8:45 AM – 9:30 AM ET
    Ask the Experts: Reop. Cardiac Surgery: Tips and Tricks

    Ask the Experts

    Adult Cardiac

  • 8:45 AM – 9:30 AM ET
    Ask the Experts: Supporting the Acutely Failing Heart in the Community Practice

    Ask the Experts

    Adult Cardiac

  • 8:45 AM – 9:30 AM ET
    Ask the Experts: Thoracic Surgery Health Services Research: Today and Tomorrow

    Ask the Experts

    General Thoracic

  • 8:45 AM – 2:45 PM ET
    Exhibit Hall Hours
  • 9:30 AM – 9:45 AM ET
    Break
  • 9:45 AM – 10:30 AM ET
    Ask the Expert Session: Continuous distribution or Continuous disruptions?

    Ask the Experts

    Cardiopulmonary Failure

  • 9:45 AM – 10:30 AM ET
    Ask the Experts: ABTS Update

    Ask the Experts

    General Thoracic

  • 9:45 AM – 10:30 AM ET
    Ask the Experts: Cultural Competence in Surgical Leadership

    Ask the Experts

  • 9:45 AM – 10:30 AM ET
    Ask the Experts: Esophageal Surgery Disasters: Leaks, Fistulas, Dead and Dysfunctional Conduits

    Ask the Experts

    General Thoracic

  • 9:45 AM – 10:30 AM ET
    Ask the Experts: Inside the Congenital Heart Surgeon’s Studio

    Ask the Experts

    Congenital

  • 9:45 AM – 10:30 AM ET
    Ask the Experts: Understanding Controversies in Mitral Surgery

    Ask the Experts

    Adult Cardiac

  • 9:45 AM – 10:30 AM ET
    Ask the Experts: What's New in Surgical Ablation

    Ask the Experts

    Adult Cardiac

  • 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM ET
    Break
  • 11:15 AM – 11:30 AM ET
    Meeting Highlights

    Plenary

  • 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM ET
    Plenary: C. Walton Lillehei Lecture from Cameron D. Wright, MD

    Plenary

  • 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM ET
    Break
  • 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM ET
    Building a General Thoracic Surgery Network Across Multiple Hospitals

    General Thoracic

  • 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM ET
    Career Progression – Personal Insights Along the Journey

    Congenital

    Career Development

  • 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM ET
    ERAS: The New Normal

    Cardiopulmonary Failure

  • 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM ET
    Health Policy Forum
  • 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM ET
    Heart Team Approach to Complex Tricuspid Valve Disease

    Adult Cardiac

  • 2:00 PM – 2:15 PM ET
    Panel Discussion

    Adult Cardiac

  • 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM ET
    Heart Transplant: Focus on Expanding the Donor Pool

    Cardiopulmonary Failure

  • 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM ET
    Open Cardiac Surgery after Transcatheter Valve Procedures

    Adult Cardiac

  • 2:15 PM – 2:45 PM ET
    Break
  • 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM ET
    Atrial Fibrillation

    Adult Cardiac

  • 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM ET
    Basic and Translational General Thoracic Research

    General Thoracic

  • 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM ET
    Critical Issues in CT Screening for Lung Cancer

    General Thoracic

  • 2:45 PM – 2:50 PM ET
    Introduction

    General Thoracic

  • 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM ET
    New Frontiers in Transplantation

    Cardiopulmonary Failure

  • 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM ET
    The Negotiation Toolkit

    For Residents

    Career Development

  • 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM ET
    The Price of Disposables: What it Costs Our Patients and Our Planet
  • 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM ET
    Thinking About Tomorrow...Today

    Congenital