26 Jun 2023

At the Heart of Innovation

Join our hosts Can Gollmann-Tepeköylü and Miia L Lehtinen, as they discuss the importance of driving innovation within cardiothoracic surgery to improve patient outcomes. Prof. Friedhelm Beyersdorf and Prof. Mark Hazekamp share some of their highlights from the EACTS Innovation Summit held in April 2023 and how EACTS is exploring ways to support innovation in the field.

Acquired Cardiac Disease Congenital Cardiac Disease Thoracic Disease Vascular Disease X

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Friedhelm Beyersdorf profile photograph

Prof. Dr. Beyersdorf was born in Bochum, Germany and is a graduate from the Wolfgang-Goethe-University in Frankfurt/M. with clinical clerkship at Johns-Hopkins in Baltimore and Thomas Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. His residency was at Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University Frankfurt and University of California Los Angeles. From 1994 – 2022 he was Professor and Chairman of the Dept. of Cardiovascular Surgery in Freiburg, Germany.

Mark Hazekamp profile photograph

Prof. Mark Hazekamp is a past president of EACTS and works as pediatric and congenital cardiac surgeon in The Netherlands and France. Next to his clinical work Prof Hazekamp has a broad interest in research.

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