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RAS-ACS Hangouts

RAS-ACS Hangouts

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Surgical Specialty Series: Meet Cardiothoracic Surgery

Monday, June 14 | 8:00 pm CT

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Join RAS-ACS for a casual conversation with medical students and others interested in a career in surgery, exploring subspecialties. Each month, we will host a discussion with those involved in a unique sub-specialty. This month, we will explore the sub-specialty of cardiothoracic surgery.

Discussion Topics

  • Why I chose a career in cardiothoracic surgery
  • Future directions in cardiothoracic surgery
  • Applying for fellowships

Host

Brett Starr, MD

Brett Starr, MD
RAS-ACS Liaison to the Cardiothoracic Advisory Council

Dr. Starr is the chief cardiothoracic resident at the East Carolina Heart Institute in Greenville, NC. He completed his general surgery training at Vidant Medical Center/ECU Brody School of Medicine where he has been very ingrained in system integration and improvement projects.  


Co-Host

David Blitzer, MD

David Blitzer, MD
PGY-4, Columbia University—Integrated Cardiothoracic Surgery

Dr. Blitzer is a resident in the integrated cardiothoracic training program at Columbia University entering his PGY4 year. He is a member of the executive committee for the Thoracic Surgery Residents Association, currently serving as the chair of the Membership Committee. His ultimate goal is to pursue further training on congenital cardiac surgery.


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This event is sponsored by the Resident and Associate Society of the American College of Surgeons.

 

Surgical Specialty Series: Meet Urology

Monday, July 12 | 8:00 pm CT

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Join RAS-ACS for a casual conversation with medical students and others interested in a career in surgery, exploring sub-specialties. Each month, we will host a discussion with those involved in a unique sub-specialty. In this webinar, we will explore the sub-specialty of Urology.

Discussion Topics

  • Why I chose a career in Urology
  • Future directions in Urology
  • Applying for fellowships

Host

Woodson Smelser, MD

Woodson Smelser, MD
Society of Urologic Oncology Fellow, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
RAS-ACS Liaison to the ACS Urology Advisory Council


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Please register to attend this hangout. After registering, you will receive an email with login information.

This event is sponsored by the Resident and Associate Society of the American College of Surgeons.