The AATS Leadership Academy provides participants with the administrative, interpersonal, and mentoring skills necessary to serve successfully as an academic cardiothoracic surgeon. The intensive, didactic, and interactive program gives up to 20 surgeons the opportunity to interact with well-known thoracic surgical leaders who might subsequently serve as personal mentors. Academy faculty will consist of well-known leaders in cardiothoracic surgery as well as invited guest speakers. As in previous years, the program will maintain close to a 1:1 ratio to ensure mentorship opportunities are readily available to all.
The 2021 AATS Leadership Academy is open to senior residents to senior surgeons who are interested in learning about leadership from a diversity perspective. Candidates must meet the following qualifications:
The deadline to submit an application is January 7, 2021. In addition to a formal online application, candidates are also required to upload the following materials: