Hartzell V. Schaff, M.D.

  1. Cardiothoracic Surgeon
  1. Congenital heart disease surgery
  2. Heart surgery
  • Surgery for congenital and acquired heart disease
  1. 1980
    Resident - Cardiac and Thoracic SurgeryThe Johns Hopkins Hospital
  2. 1978
    Senior Resident - SurgeryThe Johns Hopkins Hospital
  3. 1976
    Research Fellowship - Cardiovascular Surgical Research LaboratoryThe Johns Hopkins Hospital
  4. 1975
    Resident - SurgeryThe Johns Hopkins Hospital
  5. 1974
    Internship - SurgeryThe Johns Hopkins Hospital
  6. 1973
    MDUniversity of Oklahoma School of Medicine
  7. 1971
    Fellow - NIH Research FellowshipUniversity of Oklahoma School of Medicine
  8. 1969
    TraineeMD Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute
  9. 1969
    BSUniversity of Oklahoma, Norman

Certifications

  1. 1982
    Thoracic and Cardiac SurgeryAmerican Board of Thoracic Surgery

Awards and honors

  1. 2007
    2007 Distinguished Clinician AwardMayo Clinic
  2. 1998
    Individual Award of ExcellenceMayo Medical Center
  3. 1998
    Teacher of the Year in SurgeryMayo Fellows Association, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  4. 1997
    Teacher of the YearDepartment of Surgery, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  5. 1994
    Stuart W. Harrington Professor of SurgeryMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  6. 1987
    American Heart Association Visiting Teacher AwardUniversity of Malaya
  7. 1980
    George D. Zuidema Resident Research AwardDepartment of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Hospital
  8. 1973
    MD Graduate with DistinctionUniversity of Oklahoma School of Medicine
  9. 1973
    L.G. Moorman AwardUniversity of Oklahoma School of Medicine
  10.  
    Marquis Who's Who in AmericaMarquis Who's Who

Professional memberships

  1. 2012 - 2016
    MemberLeadership Academy Board, American Association for Thoracic Surgery
  2. 2012 - 2015
    MemberAcademy Committee, American Association for Thoracic Surgery
  3. 2012 - 2015
    DirectorGraham Research Foundation, American Association for Thoracic Surgery
  4. 2012 - 2013
    PresidentAmerican Association for Thoracic Surgery
  5. 2012 - 2013
    PresidentProgram Committee, American Association for Thoracic Surgery
  6. 2012 - 2013
    PresidentAbstract Committee, American Association for Thoracic Surgery
  7. 2012
    Co-DirectorHeart Valve Society of America
  8. 2012 - present
    Workgroup MemberHeart Valve Society of America
  9. 2011 - 2013
    Member of CouncilSurgeon Scientific Council, American College of Cardiology
  10. 2011 - 2012
    President-ElectAmerican Association for Thoracic Surgery
  11. 2011 - 2012
    President-ElectProgram Committee, American Association for Thoracic Surgery
  12. 2011 - 2012
    MemberPublications Committee, American Association for Thoracic Surgery
  13. 2010 - 2011
    Vice PresidentAmerican Association for Thoracic Surgery
  14. 2010 - present
    Board MemberSorin Group
  15. 2009 - present
    MemberWorkforce on Annual Meeting Program, Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  16. 2008 - present
    MemberIndustry Sponsored Research Advisory Group, Office of Industry Alliances, Mayo Clinic Center for Translational Science Activities
  17. 2007 - present
    MemberClinical and Translational Science Track, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  18. 2006 - present
    MemberTask Force to Review Funded Research, Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  19. 2004 - 2007
    MemberWorforce on Office of Research, Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  20. 2004 - 2005
    MemberAdministrative Committee of the Board, Mayo Clinic Committees
  21. 2004 - present
    Council MemberAmerican Association for Thoracic Surgery
  22. 2004 - present
    MemberSouthern Thoracic Surgical Association
  23. 2004 - present
    Founding MemberHeart Valve Society of America
  24. 2003 - 2009
    MemberCardiovascular Surgery Committee, American College of Cardiology
  25. 2003 - 2005
    MemberCouncil on Cardiovascular Surgery & Anesthesia Committee, American Heart Association
  26. 2003 - 2004
    MemberScience Advisory and Coordinating Committee, American Heart Association
  27. 2003 - 2004
    MemberManuscript Oversight Committee, American Heart Association
  28. 2003 - 2004
    MemberSTS/AATS Workforce on New Technology, Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  29. 2003 - present
    MemberFinance Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  30. 2003 - present
    Acting ChairExecutive Committee, Council on Cardio-Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, American Heart Association
  31. 2002 - 2005
    MemberCommittee on New Technology Assessment, American Association for Thoracic Surgery
  32. 2002 - 2004
    MemberProgram Committee, American College of Surgeons
  33. 2002 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Surgeons Professional Association, American College of Surgeons
  34. 2002 - present
    MemberNational Spokespersons Panel, American Heart Association
  35. 2001 - 2008
    MemberMayo Clinic Rochester Surgical Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  36. 2001 - 2003
    Vice ChairExecutive Committee, Council on Cardio-Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, American Heart Association
  37. 2001 - present
    MemberAdministrative Committee, Department of Surgery
  38. 2000 - 2005
    MemberCardiology Training and Workforce Committee, American College of Cardiology
  39. 2000 - 2003
    Member-at-LargeProgram Committee, American Association for Thoracic Surgery
  40. 2000 - 2003
    MemberProgram Committee, American Association for Thoracic Surgery
  41. 1999 - 2002
    ChairProgram Committee, Council on Cardio-Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, American Heart Association
  42. 1999 - 2002
    MemberTraining Directors Committee, American College of Cardiology
  43. 1999 - 2002
    MemberInformation Technology Committee, Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  44. 1999 - 2001
    MemberClinical Science and Population Science Committees, American Heart Association
  45. 1999 - 2000
    Council LiaisonClinical Science and Population Science Committees, American Heart Association
  46. 1999 - 2000
    MemberCommittee on Graduate Education in Thoracic Surgery, American Association for Thoracic Surgery
  47. 1999
    Co-ChairProgram Committee, Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  48. 1999 - present
    FellowAmerican Surgical Association
  49. 1999 - present
    MemberAmerican Surgical Association
  50. 1998 - 2011
    MemberScientific Advisory Board, International Congress on Heart Disease, International Academy of Cardiology
  51. 1998 - present
    MemberSteering Committee, Bypass Angioplasty Revascularization Investigation (BARI)
  52. 1998 - present
    MemberWriting Group, Bypass Angioplasty Revascularization Investigation (BARI)
  53. 1998 - present
    MemberOperations Committee, Bypass Angioplasty Revascularization Investigation (BARI)
  54. 1997 - present
    MemberCommittee to Revise Guidelines for Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty (PTCA), American College of Cardiology/ American Heart Association
  55. 1996 - 2000
    MemberAd Hoc Committee on New Technology Assessment, Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  56. 1996
    MemberBjork-Shiley Patient Guidelines Committee
  57. 1995 - 2004
    Abstract GraderAmerican Heart Association
  58. 1995 - 2003
    MemberExecutive Committee, Council on Cardio-Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, American Heart Association
  59. 1995 - 2002
    MemberProgram Committee, Council on Cardio-Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, American Heart Association
  60. 1995 - present
    FellowCouncil on Cardiovascular Surgery, American Heart Association
  61. 1995 - present
    MemberCouncil on Cardiovascular Surgery, American Heart Association
  62. 1995 - present
    MemberCouncil on Basic Cardiovascular Sciences, American Heart Association
  63. 1994 - 1999
    MemberCouncil on Circulation, American Heart Association
  64. 1993 - 1995
    ChairResearch Committee, Department of Surgery
  65. 1993 - 1994
    MemberGraduate Education Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  66. 1993
    MemberElectronic Medical Record Coordinating Task Force, Mayo Clinic Rochester Task Forces
  67. 1993
    Editorial Board MemberSESATS V, Self-Education/Self-Assessment in Thoracic Surgery, Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  68. 1993
    MemberSESATS V, Self-Education/Self-Assessment in Thoracic Surgery, Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  69. 1993 - present
    MemberMinnesota Chapter, Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  70. 1992 - 1998
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  71. 1992 - 1995
    MemberGovernment Relations Advocacy Committee, American College of Cardiology
  72. 1992
    MemberVascular Prosthesis Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  73. 1992 - present
    MemberSociety of Thoracic Surgeons
  74. 1992 - present
    MemberCardiac Surgery Biology Club
  75. 1992 - present
    MemberSociety of Clinical Surgery
  76. 1990 - 1993
    MemberInstitutional Animal Care and Use Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  77. 1990 - 1993
    MemberProgram Committee, Council on Cardiovascular Surgery, American Heart Association
  78. 1990
    Editorial Board MemberSESATS IV, Self-Education/Self-Assessment in Thoracic Surgery, Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  79. 1990
    MemberSESATS IV, Self-Education/Self-Assessment in Thoracic Surgery, Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  80. 1989 - present
    MemberFaculty in Biomedical Sciences - Physiology, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  81. 1989 - present
    Co-ChairPolicy and Publication Committee, Bypass Angioplasty Revascularization Investigation (BARI)
  82. 1989 - present
    MemberMinnesota Chapter, American College of Surgeons
  83. 1989 - present
    MemberBypass Angioplasty Revascularization Investigation (BARI)
  84. 1988 - present
    MemberAmerican Association for Thoracic Surgery
  85. 1987 - 1995
    MemberResearch Committee, Department of Surgery
  86. 1987 - 1989
    MemberCardiovascular Research Committee, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  87. 1986 - present
    MemberPriestley Society
  88. 1985 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  89. 1984 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Surgeons
  90. 1984 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Surgeons
  91. 1984 - present
    MemberInternational Association for Cardiac Biological Implants
  92. 1984 - present
    MemberSociety of University Surgeons
  93. 1983 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Cardiology
  94. 1983 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Cardiology
  95. 1983 - present
    MemberAmerican Heart Association
  96. 1982 - 2004
    MemberSigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society
  97. 1982 - 1984
    MemberTissue Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  98. 1981 - 1996
    MemberAssociation for Academic Surgery
  99. 1981 - 1982
    MemberMedical Care Evaluation Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  100. 1981 - 1982
    MemberEducation Committee, Department of Surgery
  101. 1981 - present
    MemberSociety for Thoracic Surgical Education
  102. 1981 - present
    MemberCoronary Artery Surgery Study (CASS)
  103. 1973
    Senior Class PresidentUniversity of Oklahoma School of Medicine
  104. 1973
    PresidentOklahoma Chapter, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  105.  
    MemberPriestley Society, Mayo Clinic Alumni Association, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  106.  
    ChairCouncil on Cardiovascular Surgery & Anesthesia Committee, American Heart Association
  107.  
    MemberDistinguished Scholars Program
  108.  
    MemberPhi Eta Sigma National Honor Society
  109.  
    MemberJohns Hopkins Medical and Surgical Association, The Johns Hopkins University
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Research activities

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