Saturday, April 18 | 7 8 am

Lung Transplantation Management – Strategies, Tips, and Tricks

ECMO in Thoracic Surgery

How to Design and Implement a Thoracic ERAS Program at Your Hospital

Patient on LVAD for Thoracic Surgery


Airway Crisis in the Thoracic Surgical Patient


Sunday, April 19 | 7 8 am

Perfusion Secrets – What You Should Know but Probably Don't

Managing the Adult Congenital Patient for Elective Surgery: Including a Surgeon's Perspective

The Economics of Cardiac Anesthesia: From Bundled Payments to Pay-for-Performance and Everything In Between

Management of Challenging Arrhythmias – Unravelling This Puzzle

Severe Pulmonary Hypertension and Noncardiac Surgery – No Need to Be Afraid

Performing at Your Peak: Principles of Time and Energy Management and How to Bring Intentionality to Your Personal and Professional Life


Monday, April 20 | 7 8 am

Nuts and Bolts of EP Ablations: Experts Share Their Secrets...and Their Fears

Arrest? Open the Chest! The New Protocol for Resuscitation of Patients Who Arrest After Cardiac Surgery

The Guidelines for Valvular Heart Disease – How to Make Sense of It All

Stop the Bleeding: Our 2020 Guide to Hemostasis after Cardiac Surgery

Destination to Where: Ethical Dilemmas in Mechanical Circulatory Support

Perioperative Pain Management in Cardiothoracic Surgery in the Opioid Epidemic Era


Tuesday, April 21 | 7 8 am

Thoracic Disasters – What to Do When All Eyes Are on You

Mitral Regurgitation: A Team-Based Approach to Decision-Making

VAD Emergencies – What to Do When You Have to Move Fast

Sedation for High Risk Patients – When Anesthesia is the Riskiest Part of the Procedure

Allergic Reactions during Cardiac Surgery – An Update on How to Predict, Diagnose, and Treat

Cardiovascular Implantable Electronic Devices (CIEDs) and Pacers: Everything You Want to Know but are Afraid to Ask!


Tuesday, April 21 | 1 2 pm

Severe Right Ventricular Dysfunction after Cardiac Surgery – Everyone's Nightmare

Perioperative Management of Patients on Novel Oral Anticoagulants – So Many Questions, All the Answers

Cardiovascular Disease and Pregnancy – What to Do When You are Taking Care of 2?

Left Atrial Appendage Device for AFib – Conundrums, Complications, and Everything in Between

VA ECMO: Perioperative Management...Made Crystal Clear!