Membership Benefits

STS Membership Benefits Include:

  • Complimentary subscription to the Society’s prestigious peer-reviewed journal, The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, including access to free CME exercises
  • Opportunity to join leadership in developing and implementing programs to advance the interests of the specialty
  • Discounted fees for participation in the STS National Database, including free PQRI submissions that yield additional reimbursement to participants
  • Networking with the largest group of cardiothoracic surgeons worldwide
  • Discounted registration and travel to the Society’s Annual Meeting and STS/AATS Tech-Con
  • Information and opportunities for action on legislative and regulatory issues affecting the specialty
  • Member listing in the online STS Membership Directory
  • Complimentary subscription to the Society’s quarterly newsletter, STS News
  • Complimentary access to STS Advocacy Monthly, the STS online e-newsletter with the latest regulatory and legislative information
  • Online services through www.sts.org with personal web page on the online cardiothoracic surgery network, www.ctsnet.org
  • Discounted registration rates for the STS Coding Workshop, AQO Conference, and other educational programs and products offered by the Society
  • Discounted registration rates for third-party educational programs endorsed by the Society
  • Discounted fees for participation in STS Annual Meeting Online, STSCodingToday, and other services and products provided by the Society
  • Representation in all facets of organized medicine, including the AMA RUC that establishes physician reimbursement
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