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Department of Cardiac Surgery

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5209 Medical Center East
1215 21st Ave. S.
Nashville, TN 37232
(615) 936-8223

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Rollin A. Daniel Lectures


35th Rollin A. Daniel, Jr., M.D. Lecture - November 20, 2015
"10 Commandments for Safety in Surgery"


"Risk Language and Transparency: A Personal View'

Presented by Mark, S. Allen, M.D., Professor of Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota


34th Annual Rollin A. Daniel, Jr., M.D. Lecture – December 14, 2012

“Deficiencies in the 7th edition of TNM for Lung Cancer: Progress towards the 8th edition”

Presented by Peter Goldstraw, M.D., Honorary Consultant in Thoracic Surgery at the Royal Brompton Hospital in London

Watch Dr. Goldstraw’s presentation.


33rd Annual Rollin A. Daniel, Jr., M.D. Lecture - October 28, 2011

"The Medicare Physician Payment Crisis: A Surgical Solution"

Presented by John E. Mayer, Jr., M.D., Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Senior Associate in Cardiac Surgery Children’s Hospital, Boston, Mass.

Download a PDF of Dr. Mayer's presentation.


32nd Annual Rollin A. Daniel, Jr., M.D. Lecture - November 19, 2010

"Integrated Cardiothoracic Residency: The Ideal Platform"

Presented by John H. Calhoon, M.D., Professor and Chief Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center

Watch the presentation here!


The 31st Annual Rollin A. Daniel, Jr., M.D. Lecture - November 13, 2009

"History, Current Status and Future of Lung Transplantation"

Presented by G. Alexander Patterson, M.D., Evarts A. Graham Professor of Surgery, Chief, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine

Watch the presentation here!

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