Cardiothoracic Surgical Trainees (NTN and non-NTN) are invited to produce an operative video, appropriate to their year of training. There will be prizes for the best cardiac surgery and best thoracic surgery video. More details are on the trainee’s page.
The 4th international cardiothoracic surgery careers day for 6th form, medical students (and even Foundation doctors if they are still thinking about it) will be at Sheffield Medical school on 28.10.2017… career overview, how to get in, network… book for…
Abstract submission is now open for the 2018 Annual Meeting.
The date for the next Introduction to Cardiothoracic Surgery Course has been announced. Click banner for more details.
SCTS Ionescu Nursing & Allied Health Professional Fellowship Award 2017 Extended Deadline! Midday Friday 28th April 2017 SCTS Education is delighted to announce fellowships for Nursing & Allied Health Professionals (AHP) in the development of their current role. The award…
SCTS Education Ethicon Trainee Fellowship 2017 winners: Tamara Ni Dhonnchu Ramesh Kutty Bao Nguyen Ishtiaq Rahman Marian and Christina Ionescu Travelling Fellowship Winner: Keng Ang SCTS Ionescu Non-NTN Scholarship winners: Lakshmi Srinivasan (Thoracic) Cristiano Spadaccio (Cardiac) Medical Student Fellowship Winners:…
The programme for the CT Forum University Wetlabs day is available here
Some of the presentations from the Ethicon SCTS Education Day held in September 2016 now available to access. Click below to view slides: Najib Rahman Steven Watkins
SCTS Education is pleased to announce the following fellowships: Marian and Christina Ionescu Consultant Travelling Fellowship 2017 SCTS Education Ethicon Trainee Fellowship 2017 SCTS Ionescu Medical Student Travelling Fellowships 2017 SCTS Ionescu Non-NTN Fellowship 2017 SCTS Ionescu Nursing AHP Fellowship…
David O’Regan, Consultant Cardiac Surgeon, Leeds has added a series of surgical skills training videos to the trainees page. Read More
The educational committee of SCTS is organizing Professional Development Course for the non NTN trainees at University Hospital, Coventry on 28th November , 2016. The programme has evolved over the past couple of years based on the success of previous…
Please see the latest CTRC newsletter here. The papers mentioned in the newsletter are available: thymectomy, specialisation.
Details of the next Ethicon / SCTS Education Day have been announced. See flyer below. Registration: here Cardiac agenda: here Thoracic agenda: here
More details and application form are on the trainees’ page. Closing date 5th January 2017.
Section I: Cardiac Surgery – Minimally Invasive Surgery for the Mitral and Aortic Valves Section II: Thoracic Surgery – The Treatment of Diseases of the Pleura With the publication of ‘Perspectives in Cardiothoracic Surgery – The SCTS Ionescu University 2015’…
The six shortlisted videos for the SCTS Education operative video prize, held late last year, are now available to view on the Trainees’ page read more
Following a very successful pilot, ‘The CPD Programme for Cardiothoracic Surgeons’ is launched at the SCTS conference 2016. Places are limited. For more details and to book please go to http://scts.academyst.co.uk/
SCTS Education in partnership with Ethicon is pleased to announce the award of three cardiothoracic fellowships for senior national trainees worth £30,000 each. read more
See flyers below for some recently advertised courses including: Dubai Core Review London Core Review Critical Care Courses Critical Care Symposium Surgical Skills – SCP, core trainees, cardiologists Surgical Training for Austere Environments
Applications are invited for a highly motivated surgeon in final stages of training (post CSST) who wishes to gain experience as first operator performing mitral valve repair. More details on trainees page.
SCTS Education is pleased to announce the availability of the following fellowships for 2016: Consultants: Marian and Christina Ionescu Travelling Fellowship 2016 SCTS Ionescu Scholarship for Non-NTN Doctors in Cardiothoracic Surgery SCTS Ionescu Medical Student Travelling Fellowships 2016 SCTS Ionescu Nursing…
1. SCTS Ethicon University, to be held 21 September 2016 at the IET Birmingham, Austin Court. 2. the Birmingham Review Course, to be held 22-24 September at Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham. More details to follow.
Due to popular demand, the closing date for the SCTS Education Operative Video Prize has been extended to 5 January 2016. The prize is open to both NTNs and non-NTNs. Read more
The SAC in Cardiothoracic Surgery has done a thorough piece of work clarifying the definition of a ‘case’ for the purpose of trainees and trainers recording it as such. Read more
A UK Cardiothoracic Surgery workforce planning document has been published by the SAC and SCTS. Read more
Details of this FREE course have just been announced. Read more
The presentations given at the recent Ethicon Cardiac and Thoracic symposia held in Wokingham, UK are now available for viewing on the Consultants’ page. Read more
Online abstract submission for the 2016 SCTS Annual Meeting and Cardiothoracic Forum is now open. Abstract Submission 2016
This one day course aims to provide an organisational framework and development plan for cardiothoracic units who wish to deliver care utilising Nurse/Allied Health Practitioners working at Advanced level. Registration
The Cardiac Complications That Can Be Caused By Recreational Drug Use – an article by Helen Ball, freelance journalist Read more
Details of the SCTS Education / Ethicon Curriculum-aligned Cardiothoracic Surgery ST3A Training Course, held in November 2014, are now available. This was one of twelve specifically designed courses for trainees during their six year programme. Feedback from the trainees was…
Presentations given at the recent Ethicon Cardiac and Thoracic symposia held in Wokingham, UK were recorded. These videos will be available for viewing on this site in the near future. The 2014 Thoracic Symposium review is available here: Read more
The Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery and SCTSEd are pleased to announce a series of professional development courses for consultant surgeons. These courses will aid consultant members with their day to day non clinical work and aim to tie in with requirements…
JCIE exam eligibility: Letter to trainees & TPDs Following the Cardiothoracic Dean’s Report which appeared in the July 2015 SCTS Bulletin, this letter aims to clarify the current and future position on the Cardiothoracic Curriculum and the Intercollegiate Specialty Examination.…