Abstract Submission

Deadline Approaching! 

Submit abstracts for oral presentations, scientific posters, and surgical videos for STS 57th Annual Meeting (January 30 - February 2, 2021, in Austin, Texas).  

Deadline: Tuesday, August 11, 2020, at 3:00 p.m. CT

Abstract submission categories include:

  • Adult cardiac surgery
  • Congenital heart surgery
  • General thoracic surgery
  • Basic science research
  • Perioperative/critical care
  • Quality improvement
  • Cardiothoracic surgical education and professional development

Late-Breaking Promissory Abstracts
If you are involved in Phase I, II, or III clinical trials for which no preliminary data will be available by the August deadline, you can submit a promissory abstract if you expect the data to be available by December 14, 2020.

NOTE: To access the online abstract submission site you will need to log into the STS Web Portal with your username and password. If you have trouble logging in, contact STS Member Services at membership@sts.org.

Tech-Con Shark Tank Session

STS also is accepting proposals for the Tech-Con Shark Tank session which focuses on new cardiothoracic surgical technologies, off-label, or innovative techniques that address complex problems in the specialty. 

Please provide your contact information if you would like to be notified when registration opens.

If you have any questions, regarding abstracts or Annual Meeting programming, contact the STS Education Department.