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2010 Denton A. Cooley Lectureship in Cardiovascular Surgery

Surgical Creativity
Tirone E. David, MD

Date of Online Release: June 3, 2010
Date of Original Presentation: April 16, 2010
Credits: N/A


This presentation by Dr. Tirone E. David explores the concept of creativity. He gives a brief history of those who were considered creative geniuses and discusses modern contributors to the definition of creativity. Dr. David concludes with tributes to those who have educated and inspired him and his surgical colleagues.

About the Cooley Lectureship

Dr. Denton A. Cooley, surgeon-in-chief, founder and president-emeritus of Texas Heart Institute, has contributed immensely to the field of cardiovascular surgery for children and adults, both in the United States and abroad. To celebrate his legacy, the Denton A. Cooley Lectureship in Cardiovascular Surgery was established to bring the world's finest visiting professors to teach future generations of cardiothoracic and vascular surgeons in keeping with the example established by Dr. Cooley. The lectures occur annually at the Texas Heart Institute at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital.



Dr. Tirone E. David 


Tirone E. David, MD     
Toronto General Hospital  
Toronto, Ontario, Canada


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