Scientific Achievement Award

The American Association for Thoracic Surgery Scientific Achievement Award was established by the Association in 1994. The Award serves to honor individuals who have achieved scientific contributions in the field of thoracic surgery worthy of the highest recognition the Association can bestow. Honorees receive a Medallion for Scientific Achievement from the Association presented by the president at the Annual Meeting and the honoree’s name and biography is printed in the Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.