2023 STS Workshop on Robotic Thoracic Surgery

April 20, 2023 to April 21, 2023

Featuring didactic lectures, case demonstrations, and hands-on sessions at a state-of-the-art training facility, this interactive course will help provide the knowledge and expertise needed to perform bronchoscopy and lung segmentectomy with the aid of a robot. Educational sessions will take place at both the Hilton Atlanta Northeast and at Intuitive Surgical Inc. in Norcross, GA.


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Pricing (March 9 - April 21, 2023)
STS Physician Members$1,200
STS Associate, Resident/Fellow, and Medical Student Members$600
Non-Member Physicians$1,500
Allied Health and Trainee Non-Members$750

*An STS Member ID (6-digits) is required to receive the discounted member rate. (Database participation is not the same as STS membership. A Database participant ID is different from an STS Member ID.) For help with an STS Member ID, contact Member Services

Cancelation Policy: The Society of Thoracic Surgeons will issue a refund, minus a $100 administrative fee, for all cancelations received in writing by Thursday, April 6, 2023. No refunds will be issued after this date.

Target Audience

This activity is designed for cardiothoracic surgeons or trainees.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Outline current indications for performing sublobar resections.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in performing both simple and complex segmentectomies.
  • Identify currently available localization techniques.
  • Demonstrate robotic bronchoscopy techniques.
  • Recognize future developments in the field of thoracic robotic surgery.
Activity summary
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
Event starts: 
04/20/2023 - 6:00am CDT
Event ends: 
04/21/2023 - 2:45pm CDT
Norcross, GA
United States

Course Directors

Abbas E. Abbas, MD
Jason M. Long, MD, MPH
David C. Rice, MD
Inderpal S. Sarkaria, MD
Lana Y. Schumacher, MD

Accreditation Information

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Physician Assistants (PAs) may claim AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for completing this activity. 


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Learn more and register at STS.org.