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Gifts of $2,500 or more will be matched by AATS. Your donations are put to use immediately. We have projects running year round that need your support—donate today to make a difference!

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AATS Foundation Fund

Your donations are put to use immediately. We have projects running year round that need your support—donate today to make a difference!

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Cardiac Surgical Resident Investigator Award

This award provides an advanced educational experience in robotic cardiac surgery for North American cardiac surgeons with experience repairing mitral valves, who will bring expanded knowledge back to their home institution.

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Evarts A. Graham Traveling Fellowship

This fellowship was designed to assist promising young academic cardiothoracic surgeons from outside the region to broaden their overall training and increase international contacts.

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Medical Student Diversity Scholarship

This scholarship supports medical students who are planning to pursue a career in cardiothoracic surgery and are from an underrepresented in medicine population.

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Research Scholarship Program

This two-year research scholarship is awarded annually to a North American surgeon committed to pursuing an academic career in cardiothoracic surgery.

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Surgical Investigator Program

This program supports clinical and translational research by young cardiothoracic surgeons.

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WTS Mid-Career Investigator Award

This award is intended for mid-career female cardiothoracic surgeon scientists who have faced external constraints to professional growth.

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Donate to an 'Honoring Our Mentors' Program

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AATS Foundation Gardner Lectureship

This lectureship will bring a prominent AATS member lecturer to an ACGME-approved cardiothoracic surgery residency institution.

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Alain Carpentier Program

This initiative supports young surgical scientists for original translational and clinical research to promote treatment advances in valvular heart disease.

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Aldo R. Castaneda Fellowship

This fellowship offers Latin American congenital heart surgeons within their first ten years of practice the opportunity to spend up to three months of observational training within a host facility in North America.

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Honoring Our Cleveland Clinic Mentors Program

This program is for North American cardiothoracic surgery residents in the chief/penultimate year of their training to participate in a full-day program at the Cleveland Clinic.

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Denton A. Cooley Fellowship

This fellowship provides an educational experience for North American cardiothoracic surgeons to spend four weeks studying at the Texas Heart Institute (THI) and Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center (BSLMC)

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Lawrence H. Cohn Program

This program supports an ACGME-approved cardiothoracic residency program with a specific educational need in order to provide honorarium to a prestigious AATS lecturer for their participation in an impactful virtual presentation.

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Marc R. de Leval Fellowship

This fellowship allows recipients to spend four to six weeks studying congenital heart surgery clinical techniques at an institution in UK/Europe, while developing relationships with international congenital heart surgeons.

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F. Griffith Pearson Fellowship

This fellowship provides an educational experience for general thoracic surgeons who have recently completed their residency or fellowship to spend a focused period of six to eight weeks time studying clinical techniques at a host institution in North America.

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Jack A. Roth Fellowship in Thoracic Surgical Oncology

This program provides a unique opportunity for thoracic oncology surgeons who have recently completed their training or those interested in Thoracic Surgical Oncology to broaden their experience in the field.

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Valerie Rusch Program

This program provides support for women cardiothoracic surgeons and the development of cardiothoracic expertise in low-to-middle-income-countries.

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David J. Sugarbaker Program

This award is intended to support surgical residents engaged in cancer research in the lab of an established thoracic surgical investigator.

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Sir Magdi Yacoub Program

This award provides grants to international cardiac surgeons to support clinical observational training, translational research, and the opportunity to have a visiting cardiac surgeon-mentor provide training, education, or research support at the award recipient’s home institution.

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Donate by Mail

For donors who wish to mail their gift, please print and complete the giving form and send it along with a check payable to the AATS Foundation, 800 Cummings Center, Suite 350-V, Beverly, MA 01915.

Download the Giving Form (PDF)

Thank you for your support!

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

For any questions regarding supporting the AATS Foundation, contact:

Katie Federico
Director, AATS Foundation
kfederico@aats.org