STS 54th Annual Meeting

Event dates
Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Register now for the STS 54th Annual Meeting. The preeminent educational event in cardiothoracic surgery will offer more interactivity and technology than ever before.

Sessions will address all aspects of adult cardiac, general thoracic, and congenital heart surgery, as well as critical care, diversity in the cardiothoracic surgery workforce, research and quality improvement, and much more.

Housing for the STS 54th Annual Meeting is now closed!
The deadline for STS 54th Annual Meeting Hotel Reservations has passed, and the official STS Hotel Room Block is closed. However, as a service to you, we have partnered with a third-party travel company to assist with new reservations. You can check availability online. Note that shuttle transportation will be provided to and from official STS hotels only. Using this housing service will not register you for the Annual Meeting, so please be sure to register for the meeting through the link below if you haven’t done so already.

Questions about registration? Contact the Society’s official registration partner, Experient, at (800) 424-5249 (toll free), 00-1-847-996-5829 (for international callers), or Experient is the only approved Official Registration and Housing Provider for the STS Annual Meeting.



Experient offers access to the STS room blocks with negotiated rates at hotels conveniently located near the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center. The deadline to reserve housing at the STS meeting rate is January 4.

Why should you attend the STS Annual Meeting? Surgeon leaders Richard L. Prager, MD, Himanshu J. Patel, MD, David T. Cooke, MD, and James S. Tweddell, MD explain.

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

Designation Statement:
The Society of Thoracic Surgeons designates this live activity for a maximum of 26.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons has been approved by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion to award 31.7 Category I CEUs for this activity.

Thank You

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons gratefully acknowledges the following companies
for providing educational grants for the STS 54th Annual Meeting.

Platinum Benefactors
Provided $50,000 or above

Silver Benefactors
Provided $10,000-$24,999
Boston Scientific
Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies
St. Jude Medical