The AATS Foundation’s Timothy J. Gardner Visiting Professorship 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 visiting professorship will bring a prominent AATS member lecturer to an ACGME-approved cardiothoracic surgery residency institution. Sponsored and administered by the AATS Foundation, the professorship 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:
The deadline to apply is July 1, 2019, and the decision will be made in early August 2019. 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 Professorship, the institution must submit a final report to the AATS Foundation to include the following information: