Leadership and Mentoring
Fostering the next generation of healthcare specialists for thoracic and cardiovascular patients.
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.
Supporting cardiothoracic surgeons in research and education.
Dr. Yolonda Colson
103rd Annual Meeting - Los Angeles, CA
Dr. Shaf Keshavjee, AATS President
102nd Annual Meeting - Boston, MA
Dr. Marc Moon, AATS President
101st Annual Meeting - Seattle, WA/Virtual Event
Dr. Vaughn A. Starnes
100th Annual Meeting - New York, NY/Virtual Event
Dr. David H. Adams
99th Annual Meeting - Toronto, ON, Canada
Dr. Duke E. Cameron
98th Annual Meeting - San Diego, CA
Dr. Thoralf M. Sundt, III
97th Annual Meeting - Boston, MA
Dr. Joseph S. Coselli
96th Annual Meeting - Baltimore, MD
Dr. Pedro J. del Nido
95th Annual Meeting - Seattle, WA
Dr. David J. Sugarbaker
94th Annual Meeting - Toronto, ON, Canada
Dr. Hartzell V. Schaff
93th Annual Meeting - Minneapolis, MN
Dr. Craig R. Smith
92nd Annual Meeting - San Francisco, CA
Dr. Irving L. Kron
91st Annual Meeting - Philadelphia, PA
Dr. G. Alec Patterson
90th Annual Meeting - Toronoto, ON, Canada
The AATS has named a cardiothoracic surgeon as President of the Association since 1917, beginning with Samuel J. Meltzer. The now annual presidential transition involves passing of the presidential chains which symbolize the legacy of AATS presidency.