Looking to the Future Scholarship Program
The application process for the 2020 STS Looking to the Future Scholarship Program is now closed.
The STS Looking to the Future Scholarship Program seeks to encourage general surgery residents and medical students who are considering, but not yet committed to, a career in cardiothoracic surgery. Scholarships include registration fees for the STS Annual Meeting, a 3-night stay at an STS-designated hotel, participation in exclusive events, and reimbursement of up to $500 in related travel expenses.
The Residents Symposium at the STS Annual Meeting practical early career information and an opportunity to ask questions in small group discussions led by experienced surgeons. The 2019 session included talks related to the benefits of working in a private practice, hospital-employee and academic environment, key steps needed to find a job, negotiating a contract, building a successful clinical practice and being an effective leader, early career development and getting involved in your profession, achieving personal financial security, and achieving a successful work/life balance.