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Upcoming Meetings

Focus on Thoracic Surgery: Lung and Esophageal Cancer

Saturday, November 23, 2019
Shangri-La Hotel, Chengdu, China

AATS/IACTS Postgraduate Course

Thursday, February 6, 2020
The Forum, Ahmedabad, India

AATS/ASCVTS Postgraduate Course

Friday, February 7, 2020
Shangri-La Hotel, Chiang Mai, Thailand

Mechanical Support for the Heart and Lung Symposium

Friday, February 14, 2020
Marriott Marquis Houston, Houston

Aortic Symposium

Thursday, April 23, 2020
New York Marriott Marquis, New York

100th Annual Meeting

Saturday, April 25, 2020
New York Hilton Midtown and Sheraton New York Time, New York

Surgical Treatment of Arrhythmias and Rhythm Disorders

Friday, October 2, 2020
Westin Boston Waterfront, Boston

International Thoracic Surgical Oncology Summit

Friday, October 30, 2020

Mitral Conclave

Thursday, April 29, 2021
Sheraton New York Times Square, New York

Now Available on AATS Online

You can now view presentations from the International Thoracic Surgical Oncology Summit on AATS Online, your resource for a wide variety of reliable information on the most important developments in cardiothoracic surgery. Advance your knowledge by using AATS Online to access other AATS meeting presentations, guidelines, videos of surgical techniques, images and illustrations of surgical techniques, and commentary from the foremost authorities in our specialty.


Surgeons, fellows, residents, and medical students can apply for scholarships, travel awards, grants, fellowships, and poster competitions from the AATS and the AATS Foundation.

Available Opportunities

Scholarships are available in two cycles; the Fall award cycle is currently accepting applications until December 1, 2019.

Upcoming Opportunities

The Spring award cycle will accept applications April 1, 2020 through July 1, 2020.