The American Association for Thoracic Surgery announces the Second Michael DeBakey Research Scholarship to provide an opportunity for research, training and experience to North American surgeons committed to pursuing an academic career in cardiothoracic surgery.
In 1985, the AATS established a two-year research scholarship awarded annually to a North American surgeon committed to pursuing an academic career in cardiothoracic surgery. Each year the Association honors one of the specialties major contributors to the science of cardiothoracic surgery through their efforts in basic and clinical research. This year’s scholarship recognizes the contributions of Dr. Norman Shumway.
Successful applicants will receive complimentary registration to the 2020 AATS Annual Meeting in New York, NY taking place April 25-28, 2020 as well as to the 2021 Annual Meeting to be held in Seattle, WA May 1-4, 2021. During the Annual Meeting, the awardee(s) will be formally acknowledged during the AATS Foundation Reception.
Please note the following guidelines when submitting a proposal;
To be eligible for an award, applicants must meet the following minimum requirements: