December 17, 2020
8 min.


Grassroots advocacy is ground-up support to advance a common goal. Participation by STS members in grassroots advocacy efforts is fundamental to helping the specialty, as well as improving access to quality care for cardiothoracic surgery patients. This video discusses the basics of grassroots advocacy, why it is important for members at every career level—from residents to experienced surgeons—to get involved, and how to get started with help from the STS Government Relations team.

Seth Wolf
University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine