Scholarships

Cardiothoracic Surgery Resident Poster Competition


Provides an opportunity for senior cardiothoracic surgery residents and/or congenital heart surgery fellows to represent their institution in a competition by presenting a scientific poster of their clinical/investigative research at the 2017 AATS Annual Meeting in Boston, MA, April 29 -  May 3.

Perioperative/Team-Based Care Poster Competition


The Perioperative/Team-Based Care Poster Competition provides an opportunity for non-MD cardiothoracic surgical team professionals (NPs, PAs, Perfusionists, and RNs) to submit an abstract for consideration to participate in a scientific poster competition at the 2017 AATS Annual Meeting in Boston, MA, April 29 - May 3. These posters may contain material that has been previously presented.

Member for a Day Program


Provides an opportunity for medical students and general surgery residents to accompany an AATS Member Mentor, along with a resident of the Thoracic Surgery Residents Association (TSRA) during portions of the 2017 AATS Annual Meeting in Boston, MA from April 29 - May 3.

Summer Intern Scholarships in Cardiothoracic Surgery


The Summer Intern Scholarship program was established to introduce the field of cardiothoracic surgery to first and second year medical students in a North American medical school and to broaden their educational experience by providing an opportunity to spend eight weeks during the summer (June thru September) working in a North American cardiothoracic surgery department.

Cardiothoracic Ethics Forum Scholarship


Grants opportunities for intellectual development and preparation for leadership roles in CT ethics, the Forum (supported by the AATS and STS) offers scholarships for interested CT surgeons to obtain formal education and training in biomedical ethics through programs offered by leading ethics centers.