We are delighted to announce that Dr. Valerie W. Rusch, MD, FACS, FRCSI (Hon), the Miner Family Chair in Intrathoracic Cancers and Vice Chair for Clinical Research at Memorial Sloan Kettering, and the Past President of the American College of Surgeons, will be our honored keynote speaker for our annual Spring Meeting which we be held in-person on Wednesday, April 27th 2022 at the Water Club (On the East River at East 30th Street).
We could not think of a better way to re-open our in-person meeting! We look forward to this opportunity to learn from a true leader, innovator, and mentor in the field of Cardiothoracic Surgery.

  • Agenda:
    6:00PM Cocktail Hour
    7:00PM Dinner and Welcome Remarks
    7:05PM Brief Business Meeting
    7:15PM Resident Abstracts
    1. Les James, MD – NYU Langone Medical Center
    “Use of Cardiopulmonary Bypass for Thoracoabdominal Normothermic Regional Perfusion Organ Donation Allows for Metabolic Optimization of the Donor”
    2. Mohamed Abdullah – Mount Sinai Health System
    “Cardiac Sympathectomy for refractory ventricular arrhythmia: Mount Sinai Case Series”
    3. Giovanni Jr Soletti – Weill Cornell Medical Center
    “Contemporary Outcomes of Open Repair of Acute Complicated Type B Aortic Dissection”
    4. Ashley J. McCormack – NYU Langone Medical Center
    “The Process, Safety and Efficacy of Removing Chest Tubes 8-12 Hours after Pulmonary Lobectomy and Segmentectomy”
    8:30PM Speaker Introduction: Dr. Valerie W. Rusch
    Keynote Address “Reflections on Surgical Leadership”
  • 9:05PM Discussion
    9:15 Closing Remarks