Abstract Submission Site/Scholarship Program Applications Open

The Eastern Cardiothoracic Surgical Society is pleased to announce that our 2017 abstract submission website is open. The Eastern will accept abstracts through Sunday, July 23, 2017, 11:59 PM EST for the 55th Annual Meeting at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort, Amelia Island, Florida, October 18-21, 2017.

Click here to be taken to the official meeting page, where you can find abstract submission information.


The official publication of the International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardio-thoracic Surgery (ISMICS), Innovations: Technology and Techniques in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, is the official journal for the Eastern Cardiothoracic Surgical Society.

The submitted Scientific Session Abstracts and Posters from the 54th Annual Meeting are now on the ISMICS website, free of charge. An Author index of the submitted abstracts and posters are listed on the website as well.

To view the publication of the Scientific Session Abstracts and Posters on ISMICS website, please click here.


The Eastern Cardiothoracic Surgical Society is pleased to announce that applications are now open for this year’s David Campbell scholarship and Fred Weber scholarship for general surgery residents and medical students, respectively.

Each scholarship recipient will have their travel, registration, and hotel expenses covered for the meeting which will be held October 18-21, 2017 at the Omni Resort Amelia Island Plantation.

Please submit a copy of their CV, a personal statement expressing their interest in cardiothoracic surgery, and a letter of recommendation to meeting@ectss.org. The deadline for submission is August 4, 2017.