Awards & Mentoring

2013 WTS Scholarship recipients and their mentors at the WTS Membership Meeting & Reception, Jan. 28, 2013, Los Angeles.
Top row from left: Yolonda Colson, MD; Iva Smolens, MD; Jessica Donington, MD; Shari Meyerson, MD; Rebecca Wolfer, MD; Andrea J. Carpenter, MD. Front row from left: Gita Mody, MD; Hyaehwan Kim, MD; Jane Yanagawa, MD; Danielle Smith, MD; Janet Edwards, MD; Natalie Gukasyan.

Please follow these links for more information on these exciting scholarship opportunities!

  • WTS Mentoring Program Information
    • View a message from Dr. Cynthia Herrington, about the WTS mentoring program
    • Find a WTS Mentor
      This document is a list of WTS members who are interested in mentoring young women who may be planning a future career in cardiothoracic surgery. To find a mentor, check for the location, practice focus, and area of advice that best fit your needs. Then e-mail that cardiothoracic surgeon with the following in the subject line: WTS Mentoring Request. If that surgeon does not respond, please contact, WTS via email,, to help find a compatible mentor. Good luck with your career in cardiothoracic surgery.
    • Visit the Association for Women in Science for a valuable mentoring resource.
    • View ‘Mentoring the iPod Generation‘ by Dr. Cynthia Herrington
    • Become a WTS Mentor
      Submit an application to participate as a WTS mentor.
    • If you have questions about the WTS mentoring program, please contact Dr. Lana Schumacher.