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Dr. Yolonda L. Colson
Massachusetts General Hospital
103rd AATS President

At the forefront of Thoracic Surgery since 1917

Discover the AATS Legacy

Leadership and Mentoring

Fostering the next generation of healthcare specialists for thoracic and cardiovascular patients.

AATS Founders Day

Watch the history of cardiothoracic surgery

Leading the field of cardiothoracic surgery since June 7, 1917.

View interviews with AATS past Presidents

Science and Education

The International Thoracic Surgical Oncology Summit is now accepting Abstracts

Call for Abstracts

Call for Abstracts

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Research and Innovation

The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery (JTCVS) publishes original, peer-reviewed articles on techniques and developments in acquired cardiac surgery, congenital cardiac repair, and general thoracic procedures.


Feature Article

Rapid deployment valves versus conventional tissue valves for aortic valve replacement

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AATS Foundation

Supporting cardiothoracic surgeons in research and education.

Fostering Careers, Developing Leaders. Since 1973, the AATS Foundation has supported cardiothoracic surgeons in research and education.

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