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Make a Donation

AATS Foundation programs are made possible by the generous support of donors, leaders, and partners. Make your gift today to foster the next generation of surgeons. Discover the many ways you can contribute to ensure that the specialty remains on the cutting edge of state-of-the-art technologies and techniques to enhance patient care.


Individual Giving

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

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Planned Giving

A planned gift is a charitable gift made through estate plans or through a delayed financial vehicle. Often called a legacy gift, this can be designated to a specific program, can support general operations, or, above a dollar threshold, can name a new program after you or a loved one.

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AATS Foundation Partners

The AATS Foundation partners with corporations and organizations to fund select educational programs. Help advance patient care and ensure excellence in cardiothoracic surgery by becoming a distinguished corporate or organizational supporter. AATS Foundation development staff will work closely with you to create a mutually beneficial relationship.

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Thank you for your support!

Your contribution and generosity are appreciated. Donors like you make it possible for the Foundation to continue its mission.

Get Together, Give Together Donors

Julie Kertzman
Facilitated by Dr. Tom C. Nguyen

For any questions regarding supporting the AATS Foundation, contact:

Kendra Claypool
Program Coordinator, AATS Foundation