Travel Awards
for the AATS Annual Meeting
San Diego, California, April 28- May 1, 2018 
Application Deadline: January 15, 2018


Surgeons from around the world at under-resourced medical centers who treat heart valve disease patients in underserved populations are eligible for a limited number travel awards (up to $2,000) to attend the the 2018 AATS Annual Meeting in San Diego, California

To apply for a travel award, physicians must complete the online application and provide information on the role they currently play in serving underserved individuals, as well as how attending the AATS Annual Meeting will increase their knowledge and skills to provide optimum care for their own patients. Successful applicants will be reimbursed up to $2,000 after the conclusion of the AATS Annual Meeting to assist with airfare and hotel accommodations.

Review Process

The AATS Graham Foundation’s Travel Award Committee will review and grade all applicants based on the specific award criteria, with an emphasis on the impact the award may have on treating the underserved population in the applicants’ home country.

Award Notification

Fellowship recipients will be notified by January 31st.