To advance science in the field of cardiothoracic surgery for the benefit of the public by:
Encouraging and promoting excellence in the practice of cardiothoracic surgery, Encouraging innovation in and scientific understanding of cardiothoracic surgery. Promoting, undertaking, encouraging and assisting in research in cardiothoracic surgery and advancing the education of the public in cardiothoracic surgery.
Mr Richard Page, President
Liverpool Medical School 1977-1982
Postgraduate training in Liverpool, Manchester and Boston (USA), 1982-1994
Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital 1994 – date, full-time thoracic surgery since 1998
Special interests in oesophageal surgery, thoracic oncology, thoracic surgical outcomes, training in cardiothoracic surgery, service improvement