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AATS 98th Annual Meeting 

Program

SATURDAY
April 28
6:30 am - 6:00 pm    Registration Open
8:00 am - 3:00 pm Simultaneous Courses
 ♦ In collaboration with AmSECT
 
Adult Cardiac Skills 
8:00 am - 12:00 pm  Coronary | Mitral Valve
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm  Aortic Root | Atrial Fibrillation | Transcatheter Valve Therapies
Congenital Heart Disease Skills ♦ 
 General Thoracic Skills
Surgical Ethics Course
 Cardiothoracic Transplant and Mechanical Circulatory Support of Heart and Lung Failure

8:00 am - 12:00 pm AATS/SCAI Heart Team Summit
   
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Combined Luncheon Speaker

*Bruce A. Reitz
Stanford University
     
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm  Survival Guide: Your First Night on Call 
Available to Residents, Fellows and Health Care Professionals Only.
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm 
Enhanced Recovery After Cardiac Surgery
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Protecting the Brain During Heart Surgery
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm Member for a Day Session
Available to medical students, general surgery residents, and up to third year integrated CT residents (I-6). Pre-registration required
SUNDAY
April 29
6:30 am - 6:00 pm Registration Open
7:30 am - 3:00 pm Simultaneous Symposia
 ♦ In collaboration with AmSECT
   
AATS/STS Adult Cardiac Surgery Symposium
AATS/STS Congenital Heart Disease Symposium  
 AATS/STS General Thoracic Surgery Symposium
 Interprofessional Cardiothoracic Team Symposium

7:30 am - 11:30 am Innovations Summit
11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Legends Luncheons

   


*George A. Green
St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital

                *Mark B. Orringer
University of Michigan

           *Thomas L. Spray
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
 
       
3:15 pm - 5:15 pm Simultaneous Sessions
Adult Cardiac Surgery 
Congenital Heart Disease  
General Thoracic Surgery 

5:15 pm - 7:15 pm Welcome Reception in the Exhibit Hall

Monday
April 30
6:30 am - 7:30 am Update on Maintenance of Certification for the American Board of Thoracic Surgery
7:30 am - 8:50 am Plenary Scientific Session
8:50 am - 9:00 am AATS Awards
9:00 am - 9:40 am Intermission - Visit Exhibits / Coffee Break
   
9:40 am - 10:20 am  

Invited Guest Lecture

*Martin J. Elliott
Great Ormond St. Hospital for Children

     
10:20 am - 11:05 am Plenary Scientific Session  
11:05 am - 11:25 am New Member Induction
   
11:25 am - 12:15 pm

Presidential Address

*Duke E. Cameron

Massachusetts General Hospital


     
12:40 pm - 1:50 pm  21st Annual C. Walton Lillehei Resident Forum
12:40 pm - 1:50 pm Ethics Forum Luncheon Separate Registration Required
2:00 pm - 5:30 pm Simultaneous Sessions
Adult Cardiac Surgery
Congenital Heart Disease  
General Thoracic Surgery
Perioperative Care 
Controversies in CABG 2018 

5:35 pm - 6:15 pm Executive Session AATS Members Only
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm AATS President’s Dinner
Take the opportunity to socialize with your peers and interact with the most prominent members of the field while experiencing one of the premier event locations in San Diego, the Sapphire Ballroom in the Hilton Bayfront Hotel. Tickets are $125 a piece. Tickets are limited. Business Attire.

Tuesday
May 1
 7:00 am - 8:30 am Simultaneous Sessions
Adult Cardiac Emerging Technologies & Techniques / Video Session
Congenital Emerging Technologies & Techniques / Video Session
General Thoracic Emerging Technologies & Techniques / Video Session
Cardiac Surgery Forum
General Thoracic Surgery Forum
8:40 am - 9:55 am Plenary Scientific Session
9:55 am - 10:00 am AATS Foundation Update and AATS Resident and Team-Based Care Awards
10:00 am - 10:40 am Intermission - Visit Exhibits / Coffee Break
10:40 am - 11:45 am Plenary Scientific Session 
   
11:45 am - 12:30 pm

Invited Guest Lecture

Edward R. Tufte
Yale University

     
 12:40 pm - 1:50 pm AATS/TSRA Preparing Yourself for an Academic Career Luncheon
Residents, Fellows and Medical Students Only. Pre-registration required.
12:40 pm - 1:50 pm Moderated Poster Competitions
Adult Cardiac Surgery
Congenital Heart Disease  General Thoracic Surgery  
2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Simultaneous Sessions
Aortic/Endovascular Surgery  
Congenital Heart Disease    
General Thoracic Surgery
 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Transcatheter Valve Therapies
  4:05 pm - 5:30 pm
Adult Cardiac Surgery
MCS/Transplant
5:40 pm - 7:10 pm Masters of Surgery Video Sessions
Adult Cardiac Surgery
Congenital Heart Disease 
General Thoracic Surgery
7:10 pm AATS 98th Annual Meeting Adjourns
 

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