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AATS Presidential Addresses

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Watch and read Past Presidential Addresses from the AATS archives.

AATS Presidential Addresses
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102nd Annual Meeting Content Available

All content from the 102nd Annual Meeting is now available on-demand.

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The AATS and AATS Foundation Opportunities

The AATS and AATS Foundation initiatives bring the community of cardiothoracic surgeons together and create bonds that last lifetimes.

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Member for a Day

Medical students, early career surgeons, and physician scientists can network and build relationships within the cardiothoracic surgical community, while gaining insight into the specialty through the AATS Member for a Day Program.

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Leadership Academy

The AATS Leadership Academy provides participants with the administrative, interpersonal, and mentoring skills necessary to serve successfully as an academic cardiothoracic surgeon. The intensive, didactic, and interactive program gives up to 20 surgeons the opportunity to interact with well-known thoracic surgical leaders who might subsequently serve as personal mentors.

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Global Grand Rounds Webinar Series

AATS Education Committee is pleased to offer weekly educational webinars, with expert lectures and live Q&A, for the cardiothoracic specialty. The webinars support the Association's education core value and are available to view on-demand.

Global Grand Rounds by Specialty

  • First Wednesday of Each Month - Adult Cardiac
  • Second Wednesday of Each Month - Congenital
  • Third Wednesday of Each Month - Thoracic
  • Fourth Wednesday of Each Month - Multispecialty
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Featured JTCVS Open Article

The effect of receiving an award from the American Association for Thoracic Surgery Foundation

Receiving either research grant from the AATS positions early cardiothoracic surgeons for an academic career through increased scholastic contribution, NIH grant funding, and leadership positions.

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AATS Journal Alerts

Sign up to receive featured in-press articles from JTCVS and the AATS Journals. Subscribers can select targeted collections for adult cardiac, congenital, or general thoracic specialties sent directly to their inboxes twice a month.

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