STS 50th Anniversary

Presidential Address at the STS 50th Annual Meeting
Watch as Douglas E. Wood, MD gives his Presidential Address at the STS 50th Annual Meeting, January 27, 2014, in Orlando, Florida.

STS History Video
STS leaders from the past 50 years describe the Society’s formation, pivotal moments in STS history, changes in cardiothoracic surgery over the past 5 decades, and more.

STS Timeline Brochure
See milestones and photos from the Society's 50-year history

STS Congrats Videos
Watch short messages from leaders of medical organizations and others congratulating the Society on its 50th Anniversary.

STS Video Snapshots
A series of videos highlighting STS leaders—past and present—who provide their thoughts and insights into the Society's rich 50-year history.

State Proclamations 
View official proclamations from the many US states congratulating STS on its 50th anniversary.

The First Fifty Years
The January supplement of The Annals of Thoracic Surgery highlights the Society’s history over the past 50 years.

Looking Back, Moving Forward
In this series, Walter H. Merrill, MD looks back on previous Presidential Addresses and reflects on what they mean for the Society and cardiothoracic specialty today.