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EACTS Council Nominations 2022

Summary The Council (also known as the Board of Trustees) is the governing, decision-making body of EACTS. The Council is made up of up to 15 members who each serve for set terms, in different capacities, acting at all times in the best interests of the Association, our members and ultimately the patients that we … Continue reading “EACTS Council Nominations 2022”

EACTS launches exciting Fellowship Programme for 2023

The Francis Fontan Fund is expanding its Fellowship programme to offer new opportunities for members to learn new skills and techniques from experts in their field and become part of the global cardiothoracic community. Five exciting new Fellowship programmes will be launched this year including a fellowship that provides an excellent grounding in statistics for … Continue reading “EACTS launches exciting Fellowship Programme for 2023”

Register now for the EACTS Aortic Valve Repair Summit 2022 – 23 – 24 June | Rome, Italy

Don’t miss the EACTS Aortic Valve Repair Summit that will take place as an in-person meeting in Rome from 23-24 June 2022. This excellent two-day programme consists of live surgical cases, interactive lectures, live-in-a-box videos, abstract presentations, intellectual challenges and fruitful debates. The Summit brings together the different schools in aortic valve repair with educational … Continue reading “Register now for the EACTS Aortic Valve Repair Summit 2022 – 23 – 24 June | Rome, Italy”

The 36th EACTS Annual Meeting – registration is now open

Register today and join colleagues from around the world in the magnificent Italian city of Milan to learn together at the largest event for the cardiothoracic community. For 2022 you will experience a feast of world class education and science, including: Two innovative Techno-College programmes featuring innovations and technological breakthroughs in cardiovascular and thoracic surgery … Continue reading “The 36th EACTS Annual Meeting – registration is now open”

Vacancy: QUIP Committee Chair

Take a lead role in driving quality improvement in cardiothoracic surgery   Do you have the strategic vision to lead EACTS’ Quality Improvement Programme (QUIP)? EACTS is looking for a dedicated member to Chair our QUIP committee and play an important strategic role in representing the Programme’s vision and purpose.   The Quality Improvement Programme operates two international … Continue reading “Vacancy: QUIP Committee Chair”

Professor Marian Zembala 11 February 1950 – 19 March 2022

EACTS mourns the passing of our Past President Marian Zembala who died on March 19, 2022, in his home in Tarnowskie Gory (Silesian Voivodeship – Poland). An inspiring and respectful leader, Professor Zembala’s truly extraordinary career marks him as one of cardiac surgery’s most influential figures. After training at Poland’s renowned Medical Academy of Wrocław, … Continue reading “Professor Marian Zembala 11 February 1950 – 19 March 2022”

EACTS designates emergency fund of €100,000 to support the cardiothoracic community in Ukraine

The European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery unreservedly opposes the unlawful invasion of the sovereign state of Ukraine by the Russian Federation. We join with the overwhelming international majority in condemning these actions and in demanding an immediate ceasefire and withdrawal of Russian forces from Ukraine.   As an Association, we have considered how best to … Continue reading “EACTS designates emergency fund of €100,000 to support the cardiothoracic community in Ukraine”

EACTS News – latest issue out now

Read the latest issue of EACTS News to keep up to date with the latest news and developments at EACTS. In this issue, you can also find out more about:  New initiatives from the EACTS WiCTS Committee An update from our Domains 2022 Francis Fontan Fund Fellowship recipients  

The EACTS Women in Cardiothoracic Surgery Committee welcomes its newest members

On International Women’s Day 2022, EACTS would like to acknowledge and celebrate the tireless work and achievements of women in cardiothoracic surgery across the world. The Women in Cardiothoracic Surgery Committee, chaired by Dr Jolanda Kluin, provides a forum for community-building, networking and leadership development for women cardiothoracic surgeons. The committee has a clear mission … Continue reading “The EACTS Women in Cardiothoracic Surgery Committee welcomes its newest members”

EACTS is in solidarity with EACTS members in Ukraine

EACTS utterly condemns the Russian invasion of Ukraine. No doubt all of us will want to express our unequivocal support for the cardiothoracic surgeons and wider heart teams, their families and friends in Ukraine at this time. This act of aggression is having a devastating effect on the Ukrainian people, leading to multiple casualties and loss … Continue reading “EACTS is in solidarity with EACTS members in Ukraine”