How to Maximize Career and Networking Opportunities at Cardiothoracic Surgery Meetings

Filmed at the 2019 STS Annual Meeting in San Diego, California, Jacqueline Olive of Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, USA, moderates a discussion on making the most of networking and career development opportunities at cardiothoracic surgery meetings. Ms Olive is joined by Jessica Luc of the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada, Marc Moon of Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, Ourania Preventza of Baylor College of Medicine, and Douglas Mathisen of Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, USA. The panelists share strategies for connecting with mentors at meetings and for maximizing one’s goals and objectives during a meeting. They also discuss the changing role that meetings play through course of one’s career, events and sessions that are of particular benefit to trainees, and how to maintain enthusiasm from a meeting throughout the year.