Surgical Patient Safety Course

Call for Abstracts

 The AATS Surgical Patient Safety Course abstract submission is an opportunity to present research and scholarly activity in topical areas of patient safety in cardiothoracic surgery. It is an exciting forum to present significant and innovative research, identify collaborators and get feedback on your work. Topic areas include: non-technical skills, surgical technique, quality improvement, education, simulation, outcomes, data science, machine learning, technology development, human factors, and health services research. Abstracts will be accepted as both Poster and Podium Presentations. 
 Abstract Submission is now open.
 Submission Deadline: Monday, May 11, 2018 at 11:59 pm Eastern Time 

Participants must submit their abstract electronically to Charlotte LeTourneau at Please include the following in the body of your email:
o Name
o Institution
o Email
o Title
o Presentation format preference (poster or podium) 
o “AATS Patient Safety Meeting” 
o A tweet highlighting significance and innovation of your work