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About the Foundation

The AATS Foundation provides educational and research opportunities for surgeons, fellows, residents, and medical students from around the world to enhance their surgical knowledge and technical skills and advance innovation in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery.

It is for this reason that it is so critical that we attract the best and the brightest to our exciting, demanding field; and once attracted we must support their career development. It is for these reasons that the AATS Foundation is so important to our specialty.

Fostering Careers, Developing Leaders.

Since 1973, the AATS Foundation has supported cardiothoracic surgeons in research and education.

History of the Foundation

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By making an investment in aspiring cardiothoracic surgeons today, you are providing the promise of scholarship, innovation, and leadership tomorrow. Your gift will fund scholarship opportunities that advance the specialty and strengthen the next generation of thoracic and cardiovascular surgeons. Educational and research programs offered through the AATS Foundation are critical to enhancing the skills and knowledge of trainees throughout the world and continuing the advancement of global innovation in the field.

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The AATS Foundation offers a variety of options for donors who want to support the future leaders of cardiothoracic surgery.

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