Pre-Candidate Membership is for medical students and general surgery residents enrolled in an appropriately accredited or otherwise recognized medical school, or enrolled in a general surgery educational program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, the American Osteopathic Board of Surgery, or the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada or its equivalency. In addition, any individual outside the United States and Canada who is enrolled in an accredited or otherwise recognized medical school or general surgery educational program may apply for Pre-Candidate Membership.
Annual membership dues for Pre-Candidate Members are only $25 ($12.50 after July 1).
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Watch the video below to hear seven STS Members from institutions across the United States explain why they love their jobs and why medical students should pursue a career in cardiothoracic surgery.