Your A&P Application must be completed in one session. Partially completed applications will not be saved in the system; if you close your browser before submitting your A&P Application, your work will be lost.
Before you begin filling out the A&P Application form below, please review and familiarize yourself with the A&P Processes and Procedures document and gather the required information and files. Some of the items you will need to properly fill out the form include:
1) STS National Database Participant ID - The 5-digit number corresponding to the investigator's participant affiliation in the Adult Cardiac Surgery Database (ACSD), General Thoracic Surgery Database (GTSD), or Congenital Heart Surgery Database (CHSD); or the 4 letter Code in case of Intermacs/Pedimacs database participants.
2) Principal Investigator contact information and biosketch;
3) File identifying any co-investigators (if applicable) and their contact information; and
4) File providing a full description of the research proposal.
Incomplete applications will not be considered. An example of a successful A&P application is available here.