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Heart Failure Awareness Week June 27th – July 3rd

Heart failure affects 1 in 50 Australians and is becoming increasingly common. Unfortunately, dangerously low levels of awareness about heart failure are leaving Australians vulnerable to this long-term condition, but with early diagnosis, treatment and lifestyle...

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Patrick Pritzwald-Stegmann Young Achievers Award 2022

For Trainees: The prestigious award in honour of Patrick Pritzwald-Stegmann will be presented at the 3SCTS meeting later this year in Cairns, 16-19 November 2022. To enter this award you are required to submit an abstract. See extract from the 3SCTS program on page 17...

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Cardiothoracic Surgery Program at RACS ASC May 2022

ANZSCTS wish to thank our Cardiothoracic Section Co-Convener’s, Dr Anil Prabu and Dr Masashi Ura's for their contribution in coordinating the upcoming cardiothoracic surgery program at the RACS ASC on 3 and 4 May at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre....

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Seasons Greetings from ANZSCTS

We wish all of our members the very best for the holiday season and a prosperous new year in 2022. The ANZSCTS office will be closed from Thursday 23 December 2021 and re-open on Monday 10 January 2022.

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Recent awards for ANZSCTS Fellows

A/Prof Julie Mundy received the 2021 distinguished RACS Court of Honour award. The Court of Honour exists to both honour its members and provide advice to Council. Members of the Court are chosen from those who have shown continuing personal interest in the College....

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Paul Bannon Named Top Researcher in the Field of Cardiology

Prof. Paul Bannon, the Chair of The Baird Institute, has just been named the Top Researcher in Australia in the field of cardiology by The Australian Newspaper's 2021 Research Magazine. This ranking is based on the number of citations for papers published in the top...

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ANZSCTS 32nd Annual General Meeting

In accordance with the ANZSCTS Constitution (Section ‘General Meetings’) and ‘The Corporations Act 2001’ we wish to advise that the 32nd Annual General Meeting of the ANZSCTS will be held on Saturday 20 November 2021 at 3.00pm (Australian Eastern Daylight Savings...

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HLC Editorial Fellow Expressions of Interest

Heart, Lung and Circulation is offering an opportunity in 2022 for emerging authors/researchers: The honorary role of Editorial Fellow. Please find attached flyer about the role. The closing date for Expressions of Interest is Friday, November 19, 2021.

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Cardiothoracic Surgeon position at Waikato Hospital

Cardiothoracic Surgeon (SMO/MOSS)(1 year fixed term contract) Applications are invited for the position of Cardiothoracic Surgeon at Waikato Hospital. We are seeking a surgeon who has completed their cardiothoracic training and has acquired...

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3SCTS 2022 Further Postponement to November 2022

Please see below letter from the 3SCTS 2021/22 Organising Committee: Dear 3SCTS Delegate, In view of the recent events across Australia, and the growing Covid situation, the inaugural Tri-Society Cardiac & Thoracic Symposium (3SCTS) will be postponed to the...

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Cardiothoracic Surgery Registrar Research Presentation Day

In lieu of the postponed 3SCTS Meeting and in conjunction with the Cardiothoracic Surgery Trainees Day, the Society is arranging a virtual presentation day to give SET and pre-SET Trainees the opportunity to present their research. Authors can nominate submission into...

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STS e-textbook available on RASC website

Dear Trainees and Supervisors of Training, I have had the STS e-textbook of Cardiothoracic Surgery loaded onto the College library as a general reference. The College has purchased an institutional subscription so it is available to all Fellows and Trainees. It will...

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RACS 2022 Learning & Development Grants

RACS are encouraging RACS Fellows, SET Trainees and other health professionals to pursue professional development, training and short-term research activities in 2022. If you are interested in pursuing professional development, training or a short-term research...

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