Hans Seiler

Jonathan Nesbitt


Jonathan C. Nesbitt, M.D., is Professor, Former Residency Program Director, and Former Chair of the Department of Thoracic Surgery at VUMC. He leads the cardiac simulation program at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Chairs the Annual Society of Thoracic Surgeons Boot Camp, the nation’s most comprehensive high-fidelity simulation program for cardiac surgery. He has received his Board Certifications in Thoracic Surgery, General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care. After spending over 35 years in the field of surgery, he now directs his focus on education and training. He has over 100 peer-reviewed publications, book chapters and invited articles, has written one textbook, and has received several teaching awards in his domain of thoracic surgery.