Foundation courses aim to provide comprehensive overviews of subjects. Surgeons-in-training will have a unique opportunity to discuss clinical challenges with experienced faculty and peers from around the world. The curriculum formerly delivered at the European School for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery will now be presented as the Foundation courses. In addition, a series of Advanced Modules will be available.
The Foundation programme consists of the following core courses that take place each year.
|Fundamentals in Cardiac Surgery: Part I||2-6 February|
|Introduction to Aortic Surgery||19-21 March|
|Thoracic Surgery: Part I||13-17 April|
|Fundamentals in Cardiac Surgery: Part II||8-12 June|
|Thoracic Surgery: Part II||7-11 December|
|Coronary Surgery||29 June - 1 July|
|Congenital Surgery||26-30 October|
|Heart Failure: State of the Art and Future Perspectives||9-13 November|