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Full Schedule

Full Schedule

  • 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