Abstract Submission

The abstract submission website for the STS 54th Annual Meeting, to be held January 27-31, 2018, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, will open later this spring.

Submit abstracts for scientific oral presentations, scientific posters, and surgical videos in:

  • Adult cardiac surgery 
  • Critical care 
  • Congenital heart surgery
  • Quality improvement
  • General thoracic surgery
  • Geriatrics
  • Basic science research
  • Thoracic surgery education

Reasons to submit an abstract:

  • A chance to increase your professional standing by having your research presented to more than 2,100 cardiothoracic surgery professionals
  • All accepted abstracts are printed in the official Annual Meeting Abstract Book, and corresponding manuscripts are to be submitted for publication consideration in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery.

Submission Deadline: Friday, June 9, 2017, 11:59 p.m. CT

Tech-Con proposals also due June 9!
Submit proposals describing 15-minute presentations on new and developing technology in cardiothoracic surgery for the STS/AATS 2018 Tech-Con program. Visit sts.org/tech-con to learn more and submit a proposal.

If you have any questions, please contact the STS Education & Member Services Department at education [at] sts [dot] org.