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AATS & AATS Foundation Scholarship Programs

AATS and AATS Foundation programs are advancing innovation in cardiothoracic surgery around the world. Some have been in effect for decades, others have been added over time. The Association and Foundation have been a major force in the field, reaching surgeons from six continents. Fellowships and research scholarships bring the community of cardiothoracic surgeons together and create bonds that last lifetimes. Below is a complete listing of research and educational programs available. You may also use our search feature to filter program opportunities.

Flagship Program

AATS Foundation Research Scholarship

  • Applicant Requirements: Deadline ends at 11:59pm on 12/8/2022
  • Specialty: Multi-specialty
  • Opens: September 15, 2022
  • Deadline: December 9, 2022

Surgical Investigator Program

  • Applicant Requirements: Deadline ends at 11:59pm on 12/8/2022
  • Specialty: Research
  • Opens: September 15, 2022
  • Deadline: December 9, 2022

Annual Meeting Program

Leadership Academy

  • Specialty: Multi-specialty
  • Opens: October 31, 2022
  • Deadline: January 3, 2023

Member for a Day

  • Specialty: Multi-specialty
  • Opens: October 31, 2022
  • Deadline: January 15, 2023

Resident Case Report Competition

  • Specialty: Multi-specialty
  • Opens: October 31, 2022
  • Deadline: January 31, 2023

Resident Poster Competition

  • Specialty: Multi-specialty
  • Opens: October 31, 2022
  • Deadline: January 31, 2023

Career Development Award

Sir Magdi Yacoub International Mentored Career Development Award

  • Specialty: Cardiac
  • Opens: April 1, 2022
  • Deadline: July 1, 2022

AATS Foundation Equity Award

  • Applicant Requirements: Deadline ends at 11:59pm on 12/8/2022
  • Specialty: Thoracic
  • Opens: September 1, 2022
  • Deadline: December 9, 2022

Valerie Rusch Mentored Career Development Award

  • Applicant Requirements: Deadline ends at 11:59pm on 12/8/2022
  • Specialty: Multi-specialty
  • Opens: June 20, 2022
  • Deadline: December 9, 2022

Fellowship

Jack A. Roth Fellowship in Thoracic Surgical Oncology

  • Specialty: Thoracic
  • Opens: This next opening date is being determined.

Advanced Valve Disease Educational Fellowship

  • Specialty: Cardiac
  • Opens: April 1, 2022
  • Deadline: July 1, 2022

Aldo R. Castañeda Fellowship

  • Specialty: Congenital
  • Opens: April 1, 2022
  • Deadline: July 1, 2022

Denton A. Cooley Fellowship

  • Specialty: Cardiac
  • Opens: April 1, 2022
  • Deadline: July 1, 2022

Emerging Thoracic Surgical Oncologist Fellowship

  • Specialty: Thoracic
  • Opens: April 1, 2022
  • Deadline: July 1, 2022

Evarts A. Graham Memorial Traveling Fellowship

  • Specialty: Multi-specialty
  • Opens: April 1, 2022
  • Deadline: July 1, 2022

Every Heartbeat Matters Valve Fellowship

  • Specialty: Cardiac
  • Opens: April 1, 2022
  • Deadline: July 1, 2022

F. Griffith Pearson Fellowship

  • Specialty: Thoracic
  • Opens: April 1, 2022
  • Deadline: July 1, 2022

Marc R. de Leval Fellowship

  • Specialty: Congenital
  • Opens: April 1, 2022
  • Deadline: July 1, 2022

James L. Cox Fellowship in Atrial Fibrillation Surgery

  • Applicant Requirements: Deadline ends at 11:59pm on 12/8/2022
  • Specialty: Cardiac
  • Opens: September 1, 2022
  • Deadline: December 9, 2022

Matthew Gerdisch Fellowship in Arrhythmia Surgery

  • Applicant Requirements: Deadline ends at 11:59pm on 12/8/2022
  • Specialty: Cardiac
  • Opens: September 15, 2022
  • Deadline: December 9, 2022

Japanese Association for Thoracic Surgery Fellowship

  • Specialty: Multi-specialty
  • Opens: April 1, 2023
  • Deadline: July 1, 2023

Lectureship

AATS Foundation Gardner Lectureship

  • Specialty: Multi-specialty
  • Opens: April 1, 2022
  • Deadline: July 1, 2022

AATS Foundation Cohn Lectureship

  • Applicant Requirements: Deadline ends at 11:59pm on 12/8/2022
  • Specialty: Cardiac
  • Opens: June 1, 2022
  • Deadline: December 9, 2022

Research Grant

AATS Foundation/WTS Mid-Career Investigator Award

  • Specialty: Multi-specialty
  • Opens: April 1, 2022
  • Deadline: July 1, 2022

AATS Foundation Research Scholarship

  • Applicant Requirements: Deadline ends at 11:59pm on 12/8/2022
  • Specialty: Multi-specialty
  • Opens: September 15, 2022
  • Deadline: December 9, 2022

Alain Carpentier Honoring Our Mentors Program

  • Specialty: Cardiac
  • Opens: September 1, 2022
  • Deadline: December 9, 2022

Cardiac Surgical Resident Investigator Award

  • Applicant Requirements: Deadline ends at 11:59pm on 12/8/2022
  • Specialty: Cardiac
  • Opens: September 1, 2022
  • Deadline: December 9, 2022

David J. Sugarbaker Surgical Resident Investigator Award

  • Applicant Requirements: Deadline ends at 11:59pm on 12/8/2022
  • Specialty: Thoracic
  • Opens: September 1, 2022
  • Deadline: December 9, 2022

Surgical Investigator Program

  • Applicant Requirements: Deadline ends at 11:59pm on 12/8/2022
  • Specialty: Research
  • Opens: September 15, 2022
  • Deadline: December 9, 2022

Scholarship

Medical Student Diversity Scholarship

  • Specialty: Multi-specialty
  • Opens: April 1, 2022
  • Deadline: July 1, 2022

Summer Intern Scholarship

  • Applicant Requirements: Deadline ends at 11:59pm on 12/8/2022
  • Specialty: Multi-specialty
  • Opens: September 1, 2022
  • Deadline: December 9, 2022

Training Program or Course

Cardiac Surgical Robotics Program

  • Specialty: Cardiac
  • Opens: April 1, 2022
  • Deadline: July 1, 2022

Honoring Our Cleveland Clinic Mentors Program

  • Specialty: Cardiac
  • Opens: April 1, 2022
  • Deadline: July 1, 2022

Thoracic Surgical Robotics Fellowship

  • Applicant Requirements: Deadline ends at 11:59pm on 12/8/2022
  • Specialty: Thoracic
  • Opens: September 1, 2022
  • Deadline: December 9, 2022

Academic Award

Academic Excellence Award

  • Specialty: Multi-specialty
  • Opens: April 1, 2023
  • Deadline: July 1, 2023