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  • Women In Cardiothoracic Leadership Webinars

Service Through Surgery

September 21, 2022

Presented by:
Jennifer Lawton, Lauren Kane, Paula Ugalde, Kathleen Fenton, Emily Farkas
AATS Webinars:
Women in Cardiothoracic Leadership


The AATS Women in Cardiothoracic Leadership Taskforce provides a six-part webinar series focused on women in cardiothoracic leadership. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn from and engage with cardiothoracic female surgical experts and leaders in their field. The focus on interests and recruitment of young and talented women to cardiothoracic surgery (high school, undergraduate, medical school and residency) as well as topics focused for attending and senior surgeons.

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Moderated by:

  • Jennifer Lawton, Johns Hopkins University
  • Lauren Kane, TransMedics

Understand Bias and Social Determinants in Healthcare:

  • Paula Ugalde, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

A Primer on International Surgery and Healthcare:

  • Kathleen Fenton, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

Global Opportunities for Service Through Surgery:

  • Emily Farkas, Indiana University

Round Table Discussion and Live Q&A:

  • All Faculty

Specialties: Adult Cardiac, Congenital, General Thoracic