WHO WE ARE/ WHAT WE DO
Founded in 1988, the General Thoracic Surgical Club is a not-for-profit organization representing more than 325 general thoracic surgeons worldwide who are dedicated to ensuring the best possible outcomes for surgical procedures of the lung, mediastinum, esophagus, and chest wall by providing the highest quality patient care through education, research, and clinical experience.
Our Mission: To advance and strengthen the general thoracic surgery community through clinically relevant scientific education, networking and the sharing of best practices among professionals in general thoracic surgery.
Our Vision: Improve outcomes for patients with general thoracic surgical problems.
For over 30 years, the General Thoracic Surgical Club (GTSC) has been the "Who's Who" of surgeons committed to the practice of general thoracic surgery. Becoming a member of GTSC means collaborating with prominent professionals in the field to promote excellence in research and the dissemination of research findings in the field of general thoracic surgery. JOIN TODAY!
The GTSC Annual Meeting is the place to learn about the latest research across specialties in general thoracic surgery. It is an opportunity for you to have one-on-one discussions with experts in the field and connect with your peers. During the Movie Night, Superbowl of X-Rays and invited lectures, Candidate, Associate and Senior members of various backgrounds teach about the most current and ground-breaking developments in the field. The GTSC Annual Meeting is held the second week of March from Thursday - Saturday.