CT Surgery Career Development Resources

The development and success of early career members is an important objective for the Society. The STS Workforce on Career Development endeavors to address the specific career needs of members in their first 7 years of practice.

Workforce Members
Contact the Workforce


The Workforce recently developed a series of answers to frequently asked questions, including clinical interactions, program development, personal finances, contracting, and research.

Access the FAQs


Watch experts discuss their career trajectories and share their best advice for success.
How to Build Your Academic Career

Read this article on developing a niche to help begin to define your career.
Developing a niche

Social Media Outreach

Connect with members of the Workforce on Twitter, and make sure to join the quarterly Twitter chats, during which Workforce members and other Society leaders will discuss early career issues in this open social media forum.

The first Twitter chat on mentorship in CT surgery was held Wednesday, May 24. More information will be available soon about the next chat. Follow @CTSurgCareers for more information, and use the hashtag #CTcareers to participate.

Check out the @CTSurgCareers Tweets

Note: The opinions expressed in this Twitter feed are those of its individual contributors and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons.


Are you a resident or medical student? Learn about the resources offered by the Society, such as a newsletter just for you, scholarship opportunities, and more. And if you aren’t already a member of the Society, apply today!