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2017 Cardiothoracic Surgery Resident Poster Competition

The AATS Resident Poster Competition provides an opportunity for senior cardiothoracic surgery residents and/or congenital heart surgery fellows from around the world to represent their institution by presenting a scientific poster of their clinical/investigative research at the 2017 AATS Annual Meeting in Boston, MA, April 29th – May 3rd, 2017. Once committed, residents/fellows must provide the Cardiothoracic Residents Committee with a brief abstract regarding the research on their posters. Posters may include research that has been previously presented and/or published.

Residents/fellows’ institutions will receive a stipend of $500 to help offset the cost of travel and hotel accommodations at the 2017 AATS Annual Meeting. Additionally, every participant will receive complimentary registration to the Annual Meeting and access to a Skills Course on Saturday, April 30 and a Postgraduate course on Sunday, May 1. The respective training program will be responsible for the cost of any additional resident travel and accommodations.

North American residents must be in their last year of either an ACGME-accredited or RCPSC-accredited cardiothoracic surgery residency program or congenital heart surgery fellowship in the United States or Canada. North American residents must upload a Sponsor Letter from their Program Director within the application.

International residents must be in their last year of a cardiothoracic training program at an AATS Member’s institution. International residents must upload a Sponsor Letter from the AATS Member at their Institution within the application.

Please note that only one submission per institution will be accepted for participation in this Poster Competition.

Submit Abstract
Deadline: Friday, January 20, 2017 at 11:59pm

For more information or to register a resident, Program Directors and International Members should contact the AATS Administrative office via email at admin@aats.org.

*Details regarding poster format, presentation viewing hours, and grading formats will be provided once the AATS receives the completed application.

Previous Resident Poster Competition Winners


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