Put Knowledge into Practice at STS University

Cap off your Annual Meeting experience by attending STS University on Wednesday morning. 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.

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

Each STS U course 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., and you must purchase separate tickets in addition to your Annual Meeting registration. Visit Registration in the Atrium Lobby to see which courses still have availability.

Please note that STS University features only hands-on learning, and attendees are strongly encouraged to review the didactic lectures in advance. View course materials at the STS University viewing station located in the Floridian Ballroom Foyer, online at sts.org/stsuniversity, or through the STS Meetings app.

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 Enlargement Procedures and Aortic Valve Leaflet Reconstruction

Course 6: VATS Lobectomy

Course 7: Advanced Open Esophageal and Tracheal Procedures

Course 8: Chest Wall Resection, Reconstruction, and Pectus Surgery

NEW! Course 9: Minimally Invasive Aortic and Mitral Valve Surgery