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AATS Innovation Summit

Course Director
W. Randolph Chitwood, Jr., MD

Program Committee
Yolonda L. Colson, MD
David R. Jones, MD
Mark D. Rodefeld, MD
Todd K. Rosengart, MD

Course Description
Ignite your spirit for innovation at the 2017 AATS Innovation Summit. The one-day program will assist cardiothoracic surgeons in developing new clinically applicable technology by obtaining cross-specialty knowledge needed for novel idea generation, protecting intellectual property, prototyping, developmental funding, clinical trials, regulatory pathways, and industry relations.

*Not available for CME credit

Target Audience
The summit is aimed at cardiothoracic surgeons who are interested in gaining the knowledge and tools to develop new clinically applicable technology. Attendees will craft new ideas with a long term focus on creating partnerships with industry and incubators leading to enduring pathways for surgeons to become the architects of the future for cardiothoracic therapy.

The AATS Innovation Summit proceeds the AATS Centennial. Join the AATS in Boston for the Innovation Summit and the AATS Centennial.
*Separate registration fee is required for the Innovation Summit and the Centennial.


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