Put Knowledge Into Practice at STS University

Get hands-on instruction from experts in several cardiothoracic surgical procedures.

Cap off your Annual Meeting experience by attending STS University, which will be held on Wednesday, January 25. These hands-on courses allow attendees to gain experience with a wide variety of cardiothoracic surgical procedures. Expert instructors will work closely with small groups, providing the opportunity for ample questions and individual instruction.

STS U courses will be offered from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and again from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Pick two when you register for the Annual Meeting at sts.org/annualmeeting. STS University features only hands-on learning, and attendees are strongly encouraged to review the didactic lectures in advance. View course materials at sts.org/stsuniversity.

Course 1: Essentials of TAVR

Course 2: TEVAR and Aortic Arch Debranching Procedures

Course 3: Mitral Valve Repair

Course 4: Valve-Sparing Aortic Root Replacement

Course 5: Aortic Root Enlarging Procedures and Aortic Valve Leaflet Reconstruction

Course 6: VATS Lobectomy

Course 7: Advanced Open Esophageal and Tracheal Procedures

Course 8: Chest Wall Resection and Pectus Surgery

Course 9: Atrial Fibrillation (Maze Procedure)

Course 10: Mechanical Circulatory Support

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