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Perioperative/Team-Based Care Poster Competition

Program Overview

The AATS Perioperative/Team-Based Care Poster Competition provides an opportunity for non-MD cardiothoracic surgical team professionals to participate in a scientific poster competition at the 100th Annual Meeting in New York, NY April 25-28, 2020. The posters should reflect the participant’s research findings and/or new and innovative ideas for successful approaches in the management of the cardiothoracic patient. 

Eligibility

To be eligible for the program, non-MD cardiothoracic surgical team professionals (NPs, PAs, Perfusionists, RNs, and Physical Therapists) must submit their abstract electronically on the AATS Perioperative/Team-Based Care abstract submission website. Abstracts and posters may contain material that has been previously presented.

Application Process

Abstracts will be accepted until January 31, 2020. Applicants must submit their abstract electronically on the AATS Perioperative/Team-Based Care abstract submission website. Abstracts will be reviewed and selected by the AATS Perioperative/Team-Based Care Review Committee.

Review Process

The 2020 Competition will be held on Saturday, April 25 during the Annual Meeting with all successful applicants in attendance. The winning presenter will receive a $1,000 stipend to support travel and accommodations and will be announced during the Plenary Session and The Daily News publications.