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Countdown to ECTSS 55th Annual Meeting

The Eastern is pleased to announce that Douglas E. Wood, MD, FACS, FRCSED will be the keynote speaker at this years' 55th Annual Meeting James A. Magovern, MD Memorial Lectureship Luncheon on Friday, October 20, 2017 starting at 12:15 pm. Dr. Wood will present on Lung Cancer Screening: Guidelines, Policy, and Access. 

Abstract Submission Site Deadline Extended

The ECTSS is pleased to announce that our 2017 abstract submission deadline has been extended. We will accept abstracts through Sunday, August 13, 2017, 11:59 PM EST for the 55th Annual Meeting at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort, Amelia Island, FL, October 18-21, 2017.

Abstract Submission Site/Scholarship Program Applications Open

The ECTSS is pleased to announce that our 2017 abstract submission website is open. We will accept abstracts through Sunday, July 23, 2017, 11:59 PM EST for the 55th Annual Meeting at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort, Amelia Island, FL, October 18-21, 2017. We are also pleased to announce that applications are now open for this year's David Campbell and Fred Weber scholarships for general surgery residents and medical students, respectively.

ECTSS 54th Annual Meeting

Registration is open for the 54th Annual Meeting of the Eastern Cardiothoracic Surgical Society. We invite you to join us October 19-22, 2016 at the Loews Don CeSar Hotel in St. Pete Beach, Florida.

The meeting is open to all members of the Society along with residents, fellows, medical students, non-surgeons, non-members, spouses and guests.

For more information and to register, click "Meetings/Annual Meeting" on the menu above.

2016 Abstract Submission Now OpenThe Eastern Cardiothoracic Surgical Society is pleased to announce that our 2016 abstract submission website is open. The Eastern will accept abstracts through Sunday, August 7, 2016, 11:59 PM EST for the 54th Annual Meeting at the Loews Don CeSar Hotel, St. Pete Beach, Florida, October 19-22, 2016. The submitted Scientific Session Abstracts and Posters from the 53rd Annual Meeting are now on the ISMICS website, free of charge. An Author index of the submitted abstracts and posters are listed on the website as well.
ECTSS Launches Scholarship ProgramThe Eastern Cardiothoracic Surgical Society is pleased to announce the David Campbell scholarship for residents and the Fred Weber scholarship for medical students. These scholarships are designed for general surgery residents and medical students interested in cardiothoracic surgery. The scholarship will pay for travel, lodging, and registration for the meeting. Each scholarship recipient will have their travel, registration, and hotel expenses covered. They will also have a mentor with whom they will have lunch.
ECTSS Installs New PresidentRobert J. Moraca, MD has been installed as the President of the Eastern Cardio- thoracic Surgical Society for 2015-2016. Dr. Moraca is an accomplished cardiothoracic surgeon at the Allegheny Health Network Cardiovascular Institute at Allegheny General Hospital. He is the Surgical Director of Pulmonary Thromboendarterectomy Program, Director of Thoracic Aortic and Arrhythmia Surgery, and Director of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) Service.

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