American Board of Thoracic Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery To protect the public by establishing and maintaining high standards in thoracic surgery.
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08/13/2020
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This latest version features 400 brand new questions. Completion of this online activity permits eligibility to claim up to 70 AMA PRA Category 1 CME credits.

To order SESATS, you will use your SESATS username and password. If you have previously purchased SESATS but have forgotten your SESATS username and/or password

07/28/2017

The 2017 5-year MOC Milestone application process is now open. Please visit abts.org for more details.

03/23/2017

The 2017 10-year MOC Milestone application process is now open. Please visit abts.org for more details.

01/03/2017

Happy New Year!
The 10-year 2016 MOC Exam results were mailed out.
The 10-year 2017 MOC process letters will be sent some time in March.
Completing SESATS XI (11) is the last step of the 5-year 2016 MOC process.

SESATS XI (11) should be completed by January 17, 2017.

01/03/2017

Happy New Year!
The 10-year 2016 MOC Exam results were mailed out.
The 10-year 2017 MOC process letters will be sent some time in March.

Completing SESATS XI (11) is the last step of the 5-year 2016 MOC process. SESATS XI (11) should be completed by January 17, 2017.

12/07/2016

The 10-year 2016 MOC Exam results will be sent by the end of the year.

09/27/2016

Awesome presentation from Professor Trudie Roberts. Great conference1!#abms2016

06/01/2016

In reference to the 5-year Milestone for Maintenance of Certification (MOC), the Board is mailing letters to all eligible Diplomates sometime in July 2016.

04/21/2016

The 10-year MOC application is due on May 1, 2016. Please include all required documents along with the MOC application (medical license, delineation of hospital privileges and two letters of reference).

02/12/2016

MOC certificates will be mailed out mid-March after they have been properly inscribed.

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS)
02/11/2016

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS)

Drs. Fullerton, Naunheim, and Wood

01/07/2016

The results for the 2015 Written (Part I) Exam have been mailed. Please notify the Board if you have not received your result letter by Wednesday, January 13, 2016.

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS)
01/06/2016

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS)

Congrats to STS Past President David A. Fullerton who was elected as Councillor for the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS), in addition to being the Executive Director of the American Board of Thoracic Surgery

12/21/2015

Happy Holidays!:)

10/29/2015

The American Board of Thoracic Surgery is pleased to announce that Dr. Cameron D. Wright is now the Chair of the Board of Directors. Dr. Wright will serve a two-year term as Chair from 2015-2017.

10/29/2015

MOC Exam deadline is on Halloween- Oct 31st!

09/14/2015

The 2015 MOC exam deadline is Oct 31, 2015.

07/14/2015

The 10-year MOC Exam fee deadline is August 15, 2015.

Front Row:  William Baumgartner (Executive Director), Cameron Wright (Vice Chair), Richard Shemin (Chair), Mark Allen (E...
07/02/2015

Front Row: William Baumgartner (Executive Director), Cameron Wright (Vice Chair), Richard Shemin (Chair), Mark Allen (Exam Chair), John Mayer, Jr.
Back Row: David Jones, Bryan Meyers, Yolonda Colson, Walter Merrill, Bill Putnam, Ara Vaporciyan, Tom Bowler, Joseph Dearani, John Byrne, George Magovern, James Tweddell, Mary Klingensmith, Robert Higgins

05/19/2015

5-year MOC forms/applications due July 1, 2015
SESATS XI (11) should be completed by December 15, 2015.

04/09/2015

10-Year MOC Milestone
Late Applications Due: May 1

American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS) is offering a breakfast session on the ABTS 5-year and 10-year MOC Mile...
03/18/2015
AATS: AATS Week 2015

American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS) is offering a breakfast session on the ABTS 5-year and 10-year MOC Milestones on Monday, April 27, 2015 from 6:30-7:30 a.m. at the Washington State Convention Center, Room 6E.
Please register at http://aats.org/aatsweek/.

The American Association for Thoracic Surgery is an international organization of over 1,300 of the world's foremost cardiothoracic surgeons representing 36 countries. Founded in 1917, its members have a proven record of distinction within the specialty and have made significant contributions to the…

02/06/2015

10-Year MOC Milestone
Applications Due: April 2
Late Applications Due: May 1
Exam: To be determined

01/13/2015

The 10-year MOC application for the 2015-2017 cycles will be available by the end of January.

01/05/2015

2015 Dates of Importance
Annual Dues
Payments Due: March 2

Certification
Part II (Oral) Exam: June 5-6
Applications Due: August 14
Part I (Written) Exam: November 16

10-Year MOC Milestone
Applications Due: April 2
Late Applications Due: May 1
Exam: To be determined

5-Year MOC Milestone
Applications Due: August 3
Late Applications Due: September 1
SESATS Due: December 15

Congenital Cardiac Surgery Subspecialty
Part II (Oral) Exam: June 4
Applications Due: August 14
Part I (Written) Exam: November 23

Congenital Cardiac Surgery MOC
Applications Due: August 5

12/22/2014

Happy Holidays~~

11/19/2014

Drs. James I. Fann and Stephen C. Yang were elected to be Directors of the Board. Drs. Fann and Yang will each serve a six-year term from 2014-2020.

11/13/2014

The deadline for completing SESATS XI (11) for the 5-year Milestone for 2014 is Monday, December 15, 2014

10/29/2014

At the Fall 2014 Board Meeting, Dr. David A. Fullerton, MD, (Aurora, CO) was elected to be the next ABTS Executive Director. Dr. Fullerton will succeed Dr. William A. Baumgartner as the Executive Director in January 2016. He will serve a non-renewable seven year term until 2022.

10/07/2014

The deadline for completing SESATS XI (11) for the 5-year Milestone for 2014 is Monday, December 15, 2014.

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10/07/2014
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Hi! if yesterday a live surgery was held in Avellino (Prof. Crafa) of a very difficult case that included the diaphragm. here is the link that was broadcast live yesterday. https://youtu.be/cVVXeIBWJhU or this (laparoscopic) start after 30 minutes thank you! https://youtu.be/VTODl9nvYPE
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