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New COVID-19 Article

American Association for Thoracic Surgery: Maintaining the Mission during the COVID-19 Pandemic

100th Annual Meeting

View presentations from the 100th Annual Meeting: A Virtual Learning Experience 

COVID-19 Publications

JTCVS provides a collection of original submissions, expert opinions, and commentaries on COVID-19

Upcoming Meetings

Cardiovascular Valve Symposium China

Saturday, September 19, 2020
Pudong Shangri-La, Shanghai, China

Surgical Treatment for Arrhythmias and Rhythm Disorders

Friday, October 2, 2020
Westin Boston Waterfront, Boston

International Thoracic Surgical Oncology Summit

Friday, October 30, 2020
Sheraton New York Times Square, New York

AATS/JATS Mitral Conclave

Sunday, November 1, 2020
Nagoya Congress Center, Nagoya, Japan

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 Mechanical Support for the Heart and Lung Symposium and Focus on Thoracic Surgery: Lung and Esophageal Cancer 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

The AATS Foundation's Spring award cycle is now open.

Upcoming Opportunities

The Fall award cycle will accept applications September 1, 2020 through December 1, 2020.