Self-Education, Self-Assessment in Thoracic Surgery

SESATS 12 Discontinuation
On March 1, 2023, the ABTS will discontinue SESATS 12, which means that it will no longer be accessible.  The ABTS encourages any current SESATS 12 users to finish the product before March 1, 2023. This does not impact SESATS 13. 


The newest SESATS version is SESATS XIII (13).  Up to 70 CME hours can be earned for completing SESATS XIII (13).

CME credits for SESATS XII (12) was issued until September 30, 2020. As of October 1, 2020, SESATS 12 no longer offers CME credits.

For questions regarding CME credit or certification, please contact Penn State Continuing Education at (717) 531-6483 or [email protected].
SESATS Profile
Click here to view your SESATS profile to see uploads and awarded CME credits.
ACGME Residents
The American Board of Thoracic Surgery will discount the price of SESATS XIII (13) and SESATS XII (12) for residents who are currently in an ACGME-accredited thoracic surgery residency program. To obtain this discount, contact the ABTS at [email protected].

Residents must have a confirmed SESATS account in order to receive a coupon code for SESATS. If you are a resident and have never had a SESATS account, you may use this link to create a SESATS account: Do not create a duplicate account.

If you do not know if you have a SESATS account, send an email to [email protected] Include your complete name, current institution with city and state, and your previous institution with city and state.  Additional information may be required, if unable to verify your account with the information provided.