Abstract Submission

NOW OPEN! Submit abstracts for oral presentations, scientific posters, and surgical videos for STS 57th Annual Meeting (January 30 - February 2, 2021, in Austin, Texas).  

Deadline: Tuesday, August 11, 2020, at 3:00 p.m. CT

Abstract submission categories include:

  • Adult cardiac surgery
  • Congenital heart surgery
  • General thoracic surgery
  • Basic science research
  • Perioperative/critical care
  • Quality improvement
  • Cardiothoracic surgical education and professional development

Review the abstract submission instructions and guidelines.

To access the online abstract submission site you will need to log into the STS Web Portal with your username and password. If you have trouble logging in, contact STS Member Services at membership@sts.org.

Late-Breaking Promissory Abstracts
If you are involved in Phase I, II, or III clinical trials for which no preliminary data will be available by the August deadline, you can submit a promissory abstract if you expect the data to be available by December 14, 2020.


If you have any questions, regarding abstracts or Annual Meeting programming, contact the STS Education Department.