This fellowship provides an educational experience for North American cardiothoracic surgeons who are in the final year of their residency, or have recently completed their residency, to spend four weeks studying at the Texas Heart Institute (THI) and Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center (BSLMC). Annually, one recipient is selected and awarded a grant of $5,000 to defray travel and living expenses. Additionally, recipients are strongly encouraged to attend the AATS Annual Meeting.
Texas Heart Institute, Division of Cardiovascular Surgery
Baylor College of Medicine
Want to learn more about what it is like to be a Denton A. Cooley Fellow? Watch the video interview below with Ourania Preventza, MD, of the Texas Heart Institute and Baylor St Luke's Medical Center, and Michael Magarakis, MD, University of Miami, an award recipient.
2021 Denton A. Cooley Fellow from Texas Heart Institute on Vimeo.
To be eligible for an award, applicants must meet the following minimum requirements for consideration:
In addition to a formal online application, candidates will also be required to upload the following materials:
AATS Foundation’s Review Committee will review all applications and notify candidates of their final decision within 45 days of the application deadline. Applications will be graded on all aspects of the award criteria.