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EACTS Association Activities (EACTS)

  1. 1. Meeting EACTS with Industry Partners Geneva, January 11 th , 2010
  2. 2. <ul><li>To advance education in the field of cardio-thoracic surgery </li></ul><ul><li>To encourage the exchange of cardio-thoracic surgeons </li></ul><ul><li>To hold scientific meetings </li></ul><ul><li>To sponsor journals for the publication of scientific papers, presented at such meetings, and other suitable articles </li></ul>Our objectives
  3. 3. European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery Raising Standards through Education and Training Council 2009/ 2010 - Officers Secretary General Pieter Kappetein Editor in Chief Ludwig von Segesser Treasurer Ralph A Schmid President Pascal Vouhé Vice President Ottavio Alfieri Milan
  4. 4. European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery Raising Standards through Education and Training Councillors and Domain Chairs Paul van Schil Adult Cardiac Jose Luis Pomar Vascular Martin Grabenwöger Congenital Juan Comas Past President Erino A Rendina Doug Wood Seattle Leslie Hamilton Newcastle upon tyne Shinichi Takamoto Peyman Sardari Nia
  5. 5. European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery Raising Standards through Education and Training
  6. 6. European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery Members per Continent Raising Standards through Education and Training
  7. 7. E uropean A ssociation for C ardio - T horaci c S urgery Member Type Raising Standards through Education and Training
  8. 8. MMCTS - Multimedia Manual of Cardiothoracic Surgery European Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery ( EJCTS ) Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery ( ICVTS) In Print Online Official Journal of ESTS Published by Elsevier On-line OPEN ACCESS In print Official Journal of ESCVS Published by EACTS Online OPEN ACCESS Published by EACTS Journals owned by EACTS
  9. 9. European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery Raising Standards through Education and Training European Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery evolution of ISI impact factor 1994-2007 (ATS and JTCVS given for comparison) ( note : 2007 IF is based on material published in 2005/2006)
  10. 10. European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery Raising Standards through Education and Training European Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery top 20 submitter countries in 2009 (to August) – note top 3 in 2007 were Japan, UK, Italy
  11. 11. Review Vienna 2009
  12. 12. E uropean A ssociation for C ardio- T horacic S urgery Vienna - 3966 Delegates from 91 countries
  13. 13. Vienna - 3966 Delegates from 91 countries E uropean A ssociation for C ardio- T horacic S urgery Italy 352 Syria 41 Latvia 11 Albania 2 Germany 312 Portugal 38 Thailand 10 Azerbaijan 2 USA 230 Bulgaria 38 Lebanon 9 Yemen 2 China 217 Romania 35 Uruguay 8 Sudan 2 UK 210 Saudi Arabia 33 Morocco 8 Mauritius 1 Russia 203 Ukraine 30 Jordan 8 Bangladesh 1 France 180 Croatia 30 Colombia 7 Ecuador 1 Japan 136 Norway 29 Mexico 6 Qatar 1 Austria 133 Canada 25 Libya 6 El Salvador 1 Switzerland 131 Denmark 25 Bosnia and Herzegovina 6 Bermuda 1 Greece 128 Serbia 21 Georgia 5 Kuwait 1 Netherlands 104 Slovak Republic 21 Kazakhstan 5 Nepal 1 Poland 98 Australia 21 Malta 5 Benin 1 Iran 97 Hungary 20 Algeria 4 Angola 1 Turkey 95 Belarus 20 Montenegro 4 Korea (North) 1 India 90 United Arab Emirates 19 Singapore 4 Hong Kong 1 Spain 88 Taiwan 18 Chile 4 Belgium 84 Ireland 15 Oman 3 Israel 62 Lithuania 15 Cyprus 3 Brazil 56 Iraq 14 Malaysia 3 Egypt 53 Pakistan 14 Luxembourg 3 Sweden 49 South Africa 14 New Zealand 2 Czech Republic 46 Argentina 13 Sri Lanka 2 Korea (South) 45 Tunisia 13 Estonia 2 Finland 43 Slovenia 12 Iceland 2 Total 3966
  14. 14. European A ssociation for C ardio- T horacic S urgery Top Twenty Countries
  15. 15. European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery 23 Years serving Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery Physicians attending Annual Meeting 2000 - 2009
  16. 16. European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery 23 Years serving Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery Registration Techno College
  17. 17. E uropean A ssociation for C ardio- T horacic S urgery Post Graduate Education Course Attendance
  18. 18. European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery AATS: figures given by AATS after each meeting STS: data available from Exhibition Sales Brochure only 23 Years serving Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery Largest Cardio-Thoracic Meeting in the world for last 7 years
  19. 19. <ul><li>Membership </li></ul><ul><li>Publishing </li></ul><ul><li>Educational Courses, Cardiac and Thoracic </li></ul><ul><li>European School in Bergamo </li></ul><ul><li>24 rd Annual Meeting </li></ul>Activities
  20. 20. E uropean A ssociation for C ardio- T horacic S urgery <ul><li>Major EACTS Prizes </li></ul><ul><li>The Francis Fontan Prize €30,000 </li></ul><ul><li>The Thoracic Prize €30,000 </li></ul><ul><li>The amount awarded should cover the costs of one year's stay at a major European department or any other research facility. The activities during this year are left to the discretion of the prize-winner and the head of the department visited, but should primarily involve fields such as research training, research activities, advanced clinical education and/or departmental management. </li></ul><ul><li>Winners: 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Fontan 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Fabio Ius ,Udine, Italy </li></ul><ul><li>Thoracic Prize 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>not awarded </li></ul>Raising Standards through Education and Training
  21. 21. E uropean A ssociation for C ardio- T horacic S urgery <ul><li>EACTS Events 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>4 – 6 February Cardiac & Thoracic Robotic Surgery Strasbourg, France </li></ul><ul><li>16 – 21 March ESCTS Cardiac Course Level A Bergamo, Italy </li></ul><ul><li>25 – 27 March ESCTS Endovascular Course Bergamo, Italy </li></ul><ul><li>13 – 14 April Applied Science Course Moscow, Russian Federation </li></ul><ul><li>16 – 18 April Applied Science Course Kaunas, Lithuania </li></ul><ul><li>18 – 23 May ESCTS Cardiac Course Level B Bergamo, Italy </li></ul><ul><li>21 – 26 September ESCTS Cardiac Course Level C Bergamo, Italy </li></ul><ul><li>15 – 17 October Multidisciplinary Course On Lung Cancer Prague, Czech Republic, EACTS/ESMO/ESTRO/ESTS/ESSO </li></ul><ul><li>17 – 21 October 23rd Annual Meeting Vienna, Austria </li></ul><ul><li>26 – 28 November Advanced Techniques in Cardiac Surgery Moscow, Russian Federation </li></ul>
  22. 22. <ul><li>24 rd Annual Meeting </li></ul><ul><li>September 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Geneva, Switzerland </li></ul>
  23. 23. <ul><li>Saturday Techno College </li></ul><ul><li>Sunday Post Graduate Courses </li></ul><ul><li>Monday Presidential Address </li></ul><ul><li>Honoured Guest Lecture </li></ul><ul><li>Abstract Sessions. </li></ul><ul><li>Tuesday Abstract Sessions </li></ul><ul><li>Wednesday Advance Technology Course </li></ul>Scientific Programme for Geneva
  24. 24. European A ssociation for C ardio- T horacic S urgery 23 Years serving Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery Preliminary Programme of the Domain of the Acquired Cardiac Disease Saturday 11 September Sunday 12 September Monday & Tuesday 13 & 14 September Wednesday 15 September Techno College Post Graduate Course Scientific Meeting Advanced Techniques Special Topics ECMO Transplantation in the age of donor shortage Endocarditis Blood Management
  25. 25. European A ssociation for C ardio- T horacic S urgery 23 Years serving Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery Preliminary Programme of the Domain of the Congenital Heart Disease Saturday 11 September Sunday 12 September Monday & Tuesday 13 & 14 September Wednesday 15 September Techno College Post Graduate Course Scientific Meeting Advanced Techniques Special Topics Heart Failure in Children/Failing Fontan ECMO simulation Management of difficult cases interactive Congenitally corrected transposition Truncus arteriosus
  26. 26. European A ssociation for C ardio- T horacic S urgery 21 Years serving Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery Preliminary Programme of the Domain of the Thoracic Disease Saturday 11 September Sunday 12 September Monday & Tuesday 13 & 14 September Wednesday 15 September Techno College Post Graduate Course Scientific Meeting Advanced Techniques Special Topics Training in Thoracic Surgery Update in pleural problems Challenging problems in Thoracic Surgery ITMIG: international cooperation on thymic tumours Randomized clinical tials Update in lung cancer
  27. 27. European A ssociation for C ardio- T horacic S urgery 23 Years serving Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery Preliminary Programme of the Domain of the Vascular Disease Saturday 11 September Sunday 12 September Monday & Tuesday 13 & 14 September Wednesday 15 September Techno College Post Graduate Course Scientific Meeting Advanced Techniques Special Topics Arch Debranching Neuro-monitoring Aortic Surgery and Endovascular Therapies Arch aneurysm management Dissection
  28. 28. <ul><li>Satellite meetings </li></ul><ul><li>Techno-College </li></ul><ul><li>Wednesday morning program E 3 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Expand your skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enlarge your vision </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Embrace the future </li></ul></ul>
  29. 29. Wednesday Morning E 3 <ul><li>Rationales: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Decreasing attendance of last half day on Wednesday </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Insufficient hand’s-on-training (HOT) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Inefficiently used on-site industrial resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enhance introduction of novel technologies ”by familiarizing via hand’s on training, interactive video sessions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Sensational” effect of Techno-College from live transmissions with passive participant role and low educational or training value </li></ul></ul>
  30. 30. Goals Wednesday Morning E 3 <ul><li>Increased motivation to attend the Wednesday session by increase “return of time investment” by interest oriented HOT sessions </li></ul><ul><li>Allow for specific pre-booked HOT sessions (increased interests) </li></ul><ul><li>Improve Cross-linking and expand network between surgical colleagues and MeDTech Industry (MDTI) staff </li></ul><ul><li>Use present MDTI resources (on-site material and personnel) and combine education, training and networking to set the stage for follow-up in depth-trainings </li></ul><ul><li>Present improved techniques with pre-existing devices </li></ul><ul><li>Bringing practical aspects to the session presented in the Techno College and closing the meeting </li></ul>
  31. 31. Wednesday morning E 3 <ul><li>Focus on relatively new devices, techniques or technologies </li></ul><ul><li>Participants needs to be pre-booked to optimize logistics </li></ul><ul><li>The matrix is maintained - all activities are split in the four domains adult, cong., vascular, thorax </li></ul><ul><li>The domain chairs are in charge of organizing the topic of interest that will be discussed and then followed by the Video and skill session. </li></ul><ul><li>Domain chairs will help to define the discussants on the defined topic as well as video presenters and skill demonstrators (favouring younger colleagues for all skill task) </li></ul><ul><li>The discussion will provide the necessary theoretical background to motivate the following HOT sessions </li></ul>
  32. 32. E uropean A ssociation for C ardio- T horacic S urgery <ul><li>This work of the Association in the field of education would be </li></ul><ul><li>impossible without your generous support. </li></ul><ul><li>EACTS Council on behalf of the members expresses their gratitude and </li></ul><ul><li>appreciation for your continued support. </li></ul>Raising Standards through Education and Training

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