Become a Member

WTS is in the process of launching a new WTS membership database that will utilize an online membership application.

The link for online applications will be posted once it’s available.

 

WTS Membership Categories

Active Members
Active membership of WTS shall consist of women holding the MD or DO degree, or their international equivalent, who have completed specialty training in thoracic surgery and whose primary activity and interest are cardiothoracic surgery.

Candidate Members
Candidate membership of WTS shall consist of women who are enrolled in a general surgery or a thoracic surgery residency training program in the United States or Canada or their international equivalent, or women who in the course of their secondary and college educations have expressed an interest in cardiothoracic surgery.

Associate Members
Associates as a category of membership shall be reserved for individuals of all backgrounds who wish to demonstrate their support and dedication to the WTS mission including members of allied health professions.

Institutional Members
Institutional Members of WTS are organizations, institutions, and industry entities who wish to demonstrate their support and dedication to the WTS mission by underwriting its mission at a financial level to be determined by the Board of Directors.

Emeritus Members
Any Active member who has reached the age of seventy (70) years, or who submits a declaration of retirement from employment in the field of cardiothoracic surgery, shall be eligible for Emeritus Membership.

Honorary Members
Honorary Membership shall be reserved for those persons deemed worthy of such honor due to their support and dedication to the WTS mission. Honorary Members shall be elected by a majority vote of the membership. Click here for a list of WTS Honorary Members.

For complete details about each membership category, please review the WTS Bylaws.