Advance cardiothoracic surgeons' delivery of the highest quality patient care through collaboration, education, research, and advocacy
Improving the lives of patients with cardiothoracic diseases
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
1. STS is actively collaborating with other organizations to improve patient care globally.
2. All members value their engagement with STS.
3. Policymakers understand and support the value of cardiothoracic surgery in actively saving lives and supporting health care systems and initiatives.
4. STS leads in advancing quality improvement.
5. STS educational opportunities are valued worldwide and across the cardiothoracic care team.
Adopted by the STS Board of Directors: June 2020