University of Nebraska Medical Center

Distinguished Visiting Professor Series

University of Nebraska Medical Center has a long tradition of collaboration and collegiality with other academic programs across the nation. Our program has been honored to receive these distinguished guests as part of our ongoing commitment of educational excellence in the field of cardiothoracic surgery.

Past speakers

September 7, 2023
Malcolm DeCamp, MD
University of Wisconsin, School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI
Presentation: Do Randomized Clinical Trials Really Change Practice: A Cautionary Tale

August 28, 2023
Muath Bishawi, MD, PhD, MPH
Duke University, Integrated Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency Program, Durham, NC
Presentation: Thinking Inside the Box: The use of ex-vivo perfusion for donor graft modification in heart transplant

Distinguished Visiting Professor Series put on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

March 27, 2019
David Fullerton, MD
University of Colorado, School of Medicine
Presentation: The Pathogenesis of Aortic Stenosis: Discussing the mechanisms of aortic stenosis and possible ways by which the disease may be preventable.

September 5, 2018
Shari Meyerson, MD
Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
Presentation: One Room School House: Describing the difference between learners at different levels of training - student, resident, fellow

January 24, 2018
Mathew R. Williams, MD
New York University Langone Medical Center, New York City, NY
Presentation: Transcatheter Mitral Valve Therapies

September 16, 2016
John Calhoon, MD 
University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX
Presentation:  An Update on the Ross Procedure
Wet Lab Simulation: Residents, Physician Assistants, Nursing Staff and Faculty
Career Path Special Presentation: CT Surgery, Vascular Surgery & Cardiology Residents & Fellows

April 6, 2016
John Ikonimidis, MD, PhD
Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
Presentation: Translational Research in Aortic Disease