The Advocacy section of the STS website offers the latest and most important regulatory and legislative news and resources relevant to cardiothoracic surgery.

  • Check out On the Record to view public statements pertaining to the regulatory issues that affect practicing cardiothoracic surgeons.
  • Visit the Legislative Action Center to write your members of Congress, learn the Society's position on bills affecting the specialty, find election alerts, and more.
  • Contribute to STS-PAC and see how your contributions are making a difference.
  • Get involved. Sign up to be an STS Key Contact and help build relationships while advocating for the specialty.

Upcoming Events

  • AATS Annual Meeting, April 25-29, 2015, Seattle

What's New

Congress Passes Legislation Repealing the SGR

The April 2015 issue of STS Advocacy Monthly is now available.

Highlights include:

1. SGR Repeal Is Major Advocacy Success
2. Peter K. Smith to Chair RUC Committee
3. Society Submits Comment Letters on SSDMF Access
4. STS Advocates Take to Capitol Hill
5. Visit the STS Advocacy Booth in Seattle