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Richard Engelman, MD Chosen as Faculty for Thoracic Surgical Directors Association's "Boot Camp"

August 01, 2011

Dr. Richard Engelman, Division of Cardiac Surgery, was one of 38 senior thoracic surgeons in the US who participated in TSDA's fourth annual "boot camp" training session for surgical trainees from around the country at the University of North Carolina on July 14 - 17.

The Boot Camp program is an intensive course for first-year cardiothoracic surgery residents that consists of five training sessions designed to provide them with an understanding of, and hands-on practice in, basic cardiothoracic operating skills. Dr. Engelman was faculty in the Coronary and Vascular Anastomosis section.

This article was published in the August 2011 Academics@Baystate newsletter.