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The Mechanical Support for the Heart and Lung Symposium is rescheduled for February 14-15, 2020 in Houston, TX

President's Message

Learn more about the discussions that took place at recent planning meetings

AATS Journals

Read the editor's latest update on JTCVS

Upcoming Meetings

International Thoracic Surgical Oncology Summit


AATS/JATS Aortic Symposium

Sunday, November 3, 2019
, Kyoto

Focus on Thoracic Surgery: Lung and Esophageal Cancer

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

AATS/IACTS Postgraduate Course

Thursday, February 6, 2020
, The Forum

AATS/ASCVTS Postgraduate Course

Friday, February 7, 2020
, Chiang Mai

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

Mitral Conclave

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

Introducing AATS Online

AATS Online, your resource for a wide variety of reliable information on the most important developments in cardiothoracic surgery. You can advance your knowledge by using AATS Online to access 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.