TSF Travel Scholarships

TSF is pleased to offer $1,250 travel awards for cardiothoracic surgery practitioners to attend the STS/EACTS Latin America Cardiovascular Surgery Conference. The award will support cardiothoracic surgeons, physicians, and residents at under-resourced institutions who treat underserved patients, and who demonstrate a financial need

About the STS/EACTS Latin America Cardiovascular Surgery Conference

The 4th annual STS/EACTS Latin America Cardiovascular Surgery Conference will feature a world-class, international faculty who will address and explore the latest developments and best practices in coronary artery disease, congenital heart disease, thoracic aortic disease, atrial fibrillation, and the surgical management of heart failure.

In addition to the invited lectures and keynote presentations, the program will include original scientific abstracts in oral and poster sessions, technical videos related to procedural expertise, trials and quality outcomes sessions, and interactive panel discussions.

The final day of the conference will conclude with industry-sponsored hands-on workshops that focus on mitral and tricuspid valve repair and aortic valve repair/valve sparing and the Ross procedure. Visit the event site to view the agenda and learn more.

Eligibility:

  • Cardiothoracic surgeons, physicians, and residents from around the world at under-resourced institutions who treat underserved patients, and who demonstrate a financial need to receive a scholarship to attend the STS/EACTS Latin America Cardiovascular Surgery Conference.

Funding

Each $1,250 travel award will cover a three-night hotel stay, meeting registration, and a travel reimbursement to defray travel expenses for scholarship recipients to attend the conference.

Application Process

To apply for the scholarship, cardiothoracic surgeons, physicians, and residents must complete the online application, and submit a CV or resume by the application deadline. The application seeks information about the applicant’s current employment setting, their treatment of underserved patients, and the applicant’s financial need for the award.

Application Open: 7/25/22
Application Deadline: 10/01/22
Award Notification: 10/17/22

Review Process

The TSF Latin America Cardiovascular Surgery Conference Selection Committee will review and score all applicants based on the specific award criteria, with an emphasis on the impact the award may have on treating the underserved population in the applicant’s home institution.

TSF Travel Award Recipients