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41st Annual Meeting
June 24-27, 2015
The Fairmont Chateau Whistler
Whistler, British Columbia
The 2015 Abstract Submission has now closed. If you have any issues with a submitted abstract please contact the WTSA meetings department at
2015 Donald B. Doty Educational Award
The Western is pleased to announce that Medtronic is once again supporting the Donald B. Doty Educational Award in 2015, the purpose of which is twofold:
Active and Senior WTSA members in good standing are eligible to apply, and must submit a completed application to the WTSA Administrative Offices no later than March 31, 2015. Following the review of applications by the WTSA Council, the successful applicant will be notified and awarded an education grant of 10,000 USD. It is expected that the activities associated with the award will be completed by June 15, 2016, and that the recipient will provide both a written summary report as well as a brief oral report at the time of the 2016 WTSA Annual Meeting, June 22 - 25, 2016, at the Hilton Waikoloa Village in Waikoloa, Hawaii.
- To foster innovative educational initiatives in cardiothoracic surgery by WTSA members
- To provide an opportunity for the dissemination of this information to other training centers and academic institutions
Proposed Amendments to the WTSA By-Laws
Two amendments to the WTSA By-Laws were presented at the 2014 Annual Business Meeting. Each of these amendments will be voted on at the 2015 Annual Business Meeting, Saturday, June 27, 2015, from 12:00 to 12:30 PM, at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler, Whistler, British Columbia.
The Western Thoracic Surgical Association
The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery