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Eastern Cardiothoracic Surgical Society

Join us for the Advanced Practice Providers (APPs) in CTS Meeting on Thursday, October 6, 2022 at the ECTSS 60th Annual Meeting in Miami, Florida. This program for Nurse Practitioners (NPs), Physician’s Assistants (PAs) and other APPs is included in the Annual Meeting registration fee or you can register for this one-day program only.

Registration Fees
APPs in CTS Meeting Only $100
Annual Meeting Add-on Included

APP Course Only Registration

Program | Advanced Fellows Thoracic Course | APPs in CTS Meeting | Leadership Academy
Cardiac Posters | Thoracic Posters | Crazy Cases | Video Posters

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2022
10:00 am-4:00 pm
APP PROGRAM
Co-Course Directors: John F. Lazar
Tanya Bell
Hayley Henderson
Menaka Ponnambalam
10:00 am
Introduction to APP Program: The Evolving Role of the APP in CTS
John F. Lazar
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC
10:20 am
Allyship: Stronger Together
Menaka Ponnambalam
Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
10:45 am
Throwing a Touchdown Instead of a Boomerang: Pearls for a Successful Discharge
Tanya Bell
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
11:15 am
ERAS: Realistic Strategies to Meet Goals and Get Patients Moving
Heather Grillo
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
11:45 am
NETWORKING LUNCH
12:30 pm
Your Imaging Also Showed...: Management of Incidental Findings in CT Surgery
Doraid Jarrar
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
1:00 pm
Creating Your Own APP Clinic in a Thoracic Practice: Opportunities and Tips for Success
Hayley Henderson
Beaumont Health, Royal Oak, MI
1:30 pm
Creating Your Own APP Clinic in a Cardiac Practice: Opportunities and Tips for Success
Katrina Smith
University of Alabama Medical Center, Birmingham, AL
2:00 pm
BREAK
2:15 pm
Innovations in Cardiothoracic Surgery
T. Sloane Guy
Jefferson University Hospitals, Philadelphia, PA

John F. Lazar
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC
2:45 pm
Teaching and Mentoring as APP
Jessica Baldwin
University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
3:15 pm
Round Table Discussion
Roslynn Aquino, NP
New York Presbyterian Weill Cornell, New York, NY

Heather Grillo
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

T. Sloane Guy
Jefferson University Hospitals, Philadelphia, PA

Trina Smith
University of Alabama Medical Center, Birmingham, AL
3:45 pm
Wrap Up and Debrief
4:00 pm
ADJOURN