Funding Available for CATS Resident Members to Attend the STS Virtual Meeting

STS Meeting

CATS resident members are invited to provide their CV and write a brief letter outlining why they would like to attend the STS meeting to cats@CanadianThoracicsSurgeons.ca. A CATS resident member will be selected based on the quality of their application by the CATS Executive Committee.

  • CATS will cover the meeting costs upon presentation of receipts.

Applications will be evaluated on the following criteria:

  • quality of the letter of application detailing the reasons to attend  
  • quality of the applicant’s CV

Bonus criteria:

  • if the applicant has something accepted to present 
  • if the applicant is a thoracic fellow

Deadline: December 31 annually.

CATS Executive Committee

cats@CanadianThoracicsSurgeons.ca


Previous winners:

YearTraveling Fellowship AwardTraveling Fellowship AwardeeCity Province
2021Resident - (Virtual) STS Meeting Travel Award (Sponsored by STS)Al Sawalhi, Samer
Jogiat, Uzair
Ednie, Alexander
2019Resident - STS Meeting Travel Award (Sponsored by STS)Nayak, RahulHamiltonON
2019Resident - Travelling Fellowship (Sponsored by STS)Qiabi, MehdiLondonON
2019Staff - Travelling Fellowship (Sponsored by STS)Turner, SimonEdmontonAB
2018Staff - Travelling FellowshipScheiman, ColinCalgaryAB
2018Resident - Travelling FellowshipChoi, JamesVancouverBC
2017Resident - Travelling FellowshipCheung, VictoriaCalgaryAB