32nd General Thoracic Surgical Club Annual Meeting
March 10-12, 2022
Bonita Springs, FL

        

                                                 (available March 13- April 15)
                

Activity Overview
The purpose of this meeting is to provide a forum for general thoracic surgeons to learn the most up to date information on research, patient care, pathophysiology, surgical techniques and educational methods to maintain the optimum surgical care of general thoracic patients.

Target Audience
This symposium is designed for an audience of physicians, and other healthcare providers who practice thoracic surgery.

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of the educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe new developments, recent trial results, trials in development, and technology related to thoracic surgical care.
  • Determine optimal approaches to handle challenges in resident education in and out of the operating room.
  • Apply strategies to relieve physician stress as related to their multifaceted tasks of dealing with resident trainees and staff surgeons, as well as managing divisions and departments in thoracic surgery.

Criteria for Success
There is no fee to participate in this activity. Statements of credit will be awarded based on the participant's attendance.  A statement of credit will be available upon completion of an online evaluation/claim credit form available at www.gtsc.org. If you have questions about this CE activity, please contact AKH Inc at tbrignoni@akhcme.com.

CE Credit provided by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare


 

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and the General Thoracic Surgical Club. AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


Physician
AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare designates this live activity for a maximum of 13 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 13 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Commercial Support
There is no support for this activity


Disclosures
It is the policy of AKH Inc. to ensure independence, balance, objectivity, scientific rigor, and integrity in all of its continuing education activities. The author must disclose to the participants any significant relationships with ineligible companies whose products or devices may be mentioned in the activity or with the commercial supporter of this continuing education activity. Identified conflicts of interest are mitigated by AKH prior to accreditation of the activity. AKH planners and reviewers have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

DISCLOSURES

Name

Relationship

Commercial Interest

Mara Antonoff, MD - Faculty

N/A

Nothing to disclose

Daniel Boffa, MDMBA - Faculty

N/A

Nothing to disclose

Julia Coughlin, MD - Author/Writer

N/A

Nothing to disclose

Jessica Donington, MD - Faculty

Consultant

AstraZeneca, BMS, Roche/Genentech

Mark Ferguson, MD - Planner

N/A

Nothing to disclose

Richard Freeman, MD - Planner and Moderator

N/A

Nothing to disclose

Sidhu Gangadharan, MD, - Faculty

N/A

Nothing to disclose

Erin Gillaspie, MD, MPH - Faculty

Consultant

AstraZeneca

Gregory Kennedy, MD - Author/Writer

N/A

Nothing to disclose

Saeid Khansarinia, MD - Presenter

N/A

Nothing to disclose

Onkar Khullar, MD, MSc - Faculty

N/A

Nothing to disclose

Sangmin Kim, BA - Other

N/A

Nothing to disclose

Linda Martin, MD, MPH - Planner and Moderator

Advisor

AstraZeneca

Bryan Meyers, MD, MPH - Faculty

N/A

Nothing to disclose

Shari Meyerson, MD, Med - Planner

N/A

Nothing to disclose

John Mitchell, MD - Moderator

Consultant & Speaker

Intuitive

Keith Mortman, MD - Faculty

Consultant & Speaker

Ethicon, Inc, BD, Inc

Mark Onaitis, MD - Faculty

Consultant

Medtronic Intuitive

Siva Raja, MD, PHD - Faculty

Consultant

Smiths Medical

Rishindra Reddy, MD, MBA - Moderator

Advisory Board

Medtronic, Genentech

Consultant

Auris Health

Researcher

On Target Labs

Speaker

Intuitive Surgical

Janani Reisenauer, MD - Faculty

Advisor

Manua Kea Technologies, Elucent, Noah, Vergent

Researcher

Intuitive Surgical

Julia Schroeder, BA – Author/Writer

N/A

Nothing to disclose

Christopher Seder, MD - Faculty

N/A

Nothing to disclose

Boris Sepesi, MD - Faculty

N/A

Nothing to disclose

Elliot Servais, MD - Faculty

N/A

Nothing to disclose

Rob Shen, MD - Planning Committee

N/A

Nothing to disclose

Josh Sonnett, MD - Faculty

N/A

Nothing to disclose

Brendon Stiles, MD - Faculty

Advisor

Genentech, Bristol Myers Squibb

Consultant

AstraZeneca, Pfizer, Galvanize Therapeutics, Flame Biosciences

Stock

Xalud therapeutics

Researcher

Bristol Meyers Squibb

Nicholas Tinquist, MD – Author/Writer

N/A

Nothing to disclose

Betty Tong, MD - Moderator

Consultant

Medtronic, Inc

Nirmal Veeramachaneni, MD - Faculty

Consultant

Medtronic

Dennis Wigle, MD, PhD - Planner and Moderator

N/A

Nothing to disclose

Chi-fu Yang, MD - Faculty

N/A

Nothing to disclose

Stephen Yang - Faculty

N/A

Nothing to disclose

Dorothy Caputo, MA, BSN, RN, Senior Director of Continuing Education & Compliance (planner/reviewer)

N/A

Nothing to disclose

Michele Bielarski, RN (planner/reviewer)

N/A

Nothing to disclose

All of the relevant financial relationships listed for these individuals have been mitigated.

 

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use and Investigational Product
This educational activity may include discussion of uses of agents that are investigational and/or unapproved by the FDA. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

Disclaimer
This course is designed solely to provide the healthcare professional with information to assist in his/her practice and professional development and is not to be considered a diagnostic tool to replace professional advice or treatment. The course serves as a general guide to the healthcare professional, and therefore, cannot be considered as giving legal, nursing, medical, or other professional advice in specific cases. AKH Inc. specifically disclaim responsibility for any adverse consequences resulting directly or indirectly from information in the course, for undetected error, or through participants misunderstanding of the content.

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