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. The AATS Foundation's Research Scholarship provides one early-career investigator with a two-year grant of $80,000 each year to pursue research, training and clinical experience.
Successful applicants will receive complimentary registration to the 2021 AATS Annual Meeting in Seattle, WA taking place May 1-4, 2021 as well as to the 2022 Annual Meeting to be held in Boston, MA May 14-17, 2022. 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: