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AATS 102nd Annual Meeting

May 14 - 17, 2022 | Boston, MA, USA

The world's most prestigious thoracic surgery event. Grow your expertise, network with leading experts, and help build the future of thoracic surgery.

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Welcome from our President

Welcome from our President

"The 102nd Annual Meeting is our opportunity to get back together and learn about the newest and most innovative things in the field of cardiothoracic surgery. It’s our ability to learn together as we always have, to interact and network, and get together with our friends and colleagues from all over the world. This particular meeting is going to be very exciting with the theme of “Innovation".

I would like to give special thanks to the Program Committee: Rakesh Arora, Christopher Calderone, Joanna Chikwe, Marci Damiano, Thomas D'Amico, Maral Ouzounian, Glen Van Arsdell, Kazuhiro Yasufuku, and Marijana Zubrinic." -Dr. Shaf Keshavjee

Dr. Keshavjee welcomes attendees to the upcoming annual meeting.
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President's Address: What's Next?

Shaf Keshavjee, University Health Network

Shaf Keshavjee, 102nd AATS President, will deliver his Presidential Address titled What’s Next?

Guest Lecture on Innovation

Bartley Griffith, University of Maryland School of Medicine

Xenotransplantation is Not Around the Corner Anymore: The First Pig to Human Heart Transplant

2022 Presidential Abstract Recognition Awards

Awarded to eight abstracts

This award, given by Shaf Keshavjee, was created to recognize abstracts that demonstrate high academic quality and innovation in the field.

Prepare for the Annual Meeting

COVID Guidelines

COVID Guidelines

AATS is following safe COVID protocols at this in-person event. Proof of vaccination and mask wearing indoors will be required. View full guidelines here.

Get Together, Give Together

Get Together, Give Together

As we get together at AATS 2022, the AATS Foundation invites you to join your colleagues to give together. Your contribution will honor the specialty and help us achieve our goal of $102K in honor of the 102nd Annual Meeting.

Join Us before the Annual Meeting begins

Aortic Symposium Workshop

May 13 - 14, 2022
Boston, MA

This Workshop focuses on the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of aortic aneurysms and dissections. The faculty consists of world leaders in the field who have been invited to share their experience regarding difficult problems and solutions in aortic disease.

Mitral Conclave Workshop

May 13 - 14, 2022
Boston, MA

The world’s leading figures in mitral valve disease will gather to share the latest information regarding management guidelines, imaging, pathology, minimally invasive approaches, percutaneous approaches, surgical techniques, devices, and long-term results in patient care.

Exhibition and Sponsorship

Reach the cardiothoracic community at the AATS 102nd Annual Meeting by sharing your brand, products, and services with thousands of experts in the field. Existing and new partners are encouraged to view the Industry Prospectus to learn more. For questions regarding exhibition and sponsorship opportunities, please contact:

Contact Us

Melissa

Melissa Binette
Senior Director of Meetings and Industry
industry@aats.org