The AATS Foundation Gardner Lectureship has been established by mentees, colleagues, and friends of Dr. Gardner to honor his career as a nationally-recognized cardiac surgeon and leader in cardiovascular medicine. This lectureship will bring a prominent AATS member lecturer to an ACGME-approved cardiothoracic surgery residency institution. Sponsored and administered by the AATS Foundation, the lectureship provides an annual award of up to $10,000 to an institution with specific educational needs.
Applicants must meet the following minimum requirements to be considered for this award:
In addition to an online application, candidates will be required to submit the following information and materials:
Budget Plan (example)
Hotel stay (1 night)
Group dinner (1)
Staff luncheon with AATS Lecturer
Plaque (framed certificate)
Misc. expenses (catering for lecture, gift, photographer, video recording)
*Please note that all logistics will be the responsibility of the awarded institution.
A proposed schedule using the following recommendations:
Upon conclusion of the lectureship, the institution must submit a final report to the AATS Foundation to include the following information: