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AATS Member for a Day Program
Interested in Cardiothoracic Surgery? Apply for the AATS Member for A Day Program!!!
Founded in 1917 by the earliest pioneers in the field of thoracic surgery, the American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS) is an international organization of over 1,300 of the world’s foremost cardiothoracic surgeons representing 41 countries. Members of the AATS are surgeons with a proven record of distinction within the international cardiothoracic surgical field and have made meritorious contributions to the extant knowledge base about cardiothoracic disease and its surgical treatment. Every year, the AATS holds its annual meeting in the spring. This year, the meeting is April 29 – May 3, 2017 in Boston MA. Through its Member for a Day Program, the AATS extends an invitation to attend their annual meeting to 30 medical students and residents interested in cardiothoracic surgery. This year, 2 of the 30 spots in the AATS Member for a Day Program are reserved exclusively for APSA members. To find out more about the program and to submit your application, please visit: http://aats.org/Association/Member-for-a-day.cgi. Applications are due by December 30, 2016. Successful applicants will receive free meeting registration, a $250 stipend for expenses, and the cost of travel and lodging will be covered by the AATS.