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 participation fees for the STS National Database and free PQRS submissions for participants in the Adult Cardiac Surgery Database
  • Discounted registration to the Society’s Annual Meeting and STS/AATS Tech-Con
  • Member listing in the online STS Membership Directory
  • Complimentary print subscription to the Society’s quarterly newsletter, STS News
  • Complimentary access to STS Advocacy Monthly, the e-newsletter with the latest regulatory and legislative information
  • A personal web page on the online cardiothoracic surgery network,
  • Discounted registration rates for the STS Coding Workshop, AQO Meeting, webinars, and other educational programs and products offered by the Society
  • Discounted registration rates for third-party educational programs endorsed by the Society
  • Information and opportunities for action on legislative and regulatory issues affecting the specialty
  • Representation in all facets of organized medicine, including the AMA RUC that establishes physician reimbursement
  • Networking with the largest group of cardiothoracic surgeons worldwide