The AATS would like to inform you of the upcoming AATS International Thoracic Surgical Oncology Summit taking place October 12-13, 2018 in New York, New York. This multidisciplinary meeting offers un unparalleled educational content, which focuses on new technologies to stage and treat cancers of the lung, esophagus, mediastinum and pleura, as well as the latest biological and immunologic therapies. Thoracic surgical oncologists will learn about novel minimally-invasive approaches and how to employ them in their practices through a variety of interactive and informative presentations including peer-reviewed abstracts, invited lectures from experts around the world, dynamic debates, and “How I Do It” videos from master surgeons.
The Summit will also include a breakfast session, “Best Breakfast of Your Life: Tips for Getting Your First Job”, focused on finding a first or next job in thoracic surgery. Senior and recent faculty members will share first-hand experiences and advice on the best networking practices, issues to consider when searching for a “dream job” in both academic and private practice settings. Following a panel presentation, there will be a round table discussion with selected faculty, who will share their own experiences and guidance. This is a unique opportunity for surgeons in all stages of their career, discuss the wide array of options and receive guidance on making a pivotal decision in their professional career.
Along with primary education programming, leading industry partners will be hosting engaging symposia throughout the course of the meeting. There will also be hands on workshops during Surgical Suite sessions taking place on both Friday and Saturday. Space is limited in these sessions. We encourage all to register soon to make the most out of their experience in New York.
The AATS is offering residents, fellows and medical students with a reduced registration fee of $99 before September 30h, after which, the fee will increase to $150.
We ask that you please share these valuable opportunities your colleagues at Georgetown University School of Medicine. Attached is a preliminary program with additional details. If you would like us to mail you copies for distribution, please let us know.
To register and view the preliminary program, please visit www.aats.org/thoracicsummit.
The American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for Physicians. The AATS designates this live activity for 15.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. This Summit is also an acceptable course toward fulfilling ABTS MOC Part II requirements. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Please reach out with any questions you may have.
David R. Jones, MD David J. Sugarbaker, MD (posthumously)
Program Director Program Director
Associate Meeting Manager, AATS
American Association for Thoracic Surgery
800 Cummings Center, Suite 350-V
Beverly, MA 01915
Telephone: (978) 252-2200, Ext. 518
Fax: (978) 522-8469