Mission Statement and Goals

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The Mission of Women in Thoracic Surgery

The Women in Thoracic Surgery’s mission is to provide networking, mentorship, sponsorship, educational, partnership, and scholarship opportunities, and promote a supportive community to optimize the advancement of women in cardiothoracic surgery.

The Goals of Women in Thoracic Surgery

  • Foster an environment that supports women through education, mentorship, sponsorship and scholarship.
  • Eliminate gender disparities.
  • Create an inclusive culture in which women can thrive;
  • To give a voice to women CT surgeons, while educating others;
  • To advocate for our patients, peers and trainees;
  • To increase international WTS membership;
  • To promote fair treatment and wellness;
  • To increase the percentage of women members by including every practicing women CT surgeon.
  • Celebrate diversity.