The Osler Institute utilized state of the art equipment to record our Live November 2018 comprehensive Thoracic Surgery Review Course and bring it to you! These Video/Audio files are stored “in the cloud” so you can stream them anywhere, anytime, as long as you have an internet connection, watch or listen to on your phone, computer – your learning experience is almost like being at the live activity, but without travel costs and time away from your practice. Included with each online review is a downloadable copy of the syllabus that corresponds to the Video/Audio lectures for your use while viewing or as a free-standing study or clinical practice guide.
This comprehensive review is designed to update your clinical knowledge-base as well as to help you pass your Thoracic Surgery exams. Emphasis is on evidence based medicine and board relevant standards of care, incorporating current best practice concepts, surgical approaches, and clinical follow-up strategies. As a result, this course provides a good review for your ABTS exams as well as providing a thorough review for physicians in practice. Many of our previous participants found the course provided them with: improved diagnostic and planning strategies, a better understanding of the best surgical and non-surgical treatment approaches for the principle areas covered by Thoracic Surgeons, and helped them recognize areas of weakness for further study.
The Osler Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Osler Institute designates this Enduring Material for a maximum of 25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Required Physician Participation:
Review the audio/video lectures at your own pace. To claim CME credit, Learners must successfully complete a self-assessment post-test (score of 75% or greater is required) and activity evaluation to test knowledge gained and its application to your practice. You may take the test and utilize the accompanying syllabus by accessing the links provided. More than one test attempt is allowed and feedback is provided.
Faculty, Planner, and Reviewer Disclosure Declaration
In compliance with the Standards, Guidelines, and Ethical opinions of the ACCME, AAMC and AMA, The Osler Institute requires that anyone with input into the planning or presentation of Continuing Medical Education activities provided or jointly-provided by The Osler Institute must disclose to the program audience any relevant financial relationships with companies or organizations about whose products or services they are discussing in their presentations.
The following faculty/planners/reviewers disclosed a relevant financial relationship(s).
The following faculty/planners/reviewers listed no relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose.
Alberto d Hoyos, MD
Ahmed Mahmoud, MD
Bassem Mora, MD, MBA
Amit Pawale, MD. FRCS†*
Joseph Selliken, MD†
Sally Schuette, PhD†
Copies of the Faculty Disclosure Forms are available upon request.
† Program Planning Committee
* Reviewer if Applicable
Faculty & Topics
Alberto De Hoyos, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
University of Texas, Southwestern
Transfusions and Coagulation Disorders, Esophagus, Pulmonary Neoplasms, Diaphragmatic Hernias, Chest Wall, Mediastinum Pleura Diseases
Ahmed Mahmoud, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery
University of California, Riverside
Treacha, Pulmonary Infections
Bassem Mora, MD, MBA
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota
Congenital Heart Disease I-III, Thoracic Trauma, Aortic Valve Disease
Amit Pawale, MD, FACS
Mount Sinai Hospital, New York
Coronary Artery Disease and Surgery, Mechanical Assist Devices, Extracorporeal Perfusion, Cardiac Transplant, Mitral Valve Disease, Cardiac Tumors, Cardiomyopathy, Questions and Answers
†Course Program Planning Committee
The Osler “Until You Pass” Guarantee
The Osler Institute is so confident that our online review is the best that we guarantee: if you have purchased an online Osler course and then within the following year failed the examination for which that course was designed, you may re-subscribe to the Osler online course for the same term as initially purchased tuition free. Each free online course must be preceded by a corresponding failed examination attempt.