Make a Donation

Women in Thoracic Surgery is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt nonprofit organization. Consider making a tax deductible donation to WTS today! Donations may be made online by clicking here, by check, or by calling WTS Executive Director, Laura Medek, at 312.202.5825 or lmedek@sts.org.

Important Note: If you are currently a member of WTS or already receive WTS e-mail notifications, please login to make a contribution to Women in Thoracic Surgery. This will allow you to track your donation history within your membership record. If necessary, you may reset your password here. For additional assistance with logging into your account, contact wts@wtsnet.org.

  • Make a donation to the WTS Scholarship Program.  Be sure to select the WTS Scholarship Program within the list of options that are eligible to receive contributions. The WTS Scholarship Program has awarded over 100 scholarships since its inception in 2005. Each scholarship costs WTS approximately $1,500 and allows a woman medical student or resident to attend the STS Annual Meeting where they are mentored by a WTS surgeon member. In awarding this annual scholarship, WTS is fulfilling one of its stated missions to enhance the education of women thoracic surgeons. Your contribution will allow WTS to fund future WTS Scholarship Programs. Learn more about the WTS Scholarship Program.
  • Make a donation to the WTS Carpenter Scholarship or the WTS Thistlethwaite Scholarship.  Review more information about the WTS Carpenter Scholarship here, and the WTS Thistlethwaite Scholarship here. Be sure to select the appropriate fund within the list of options that are eligible to receive contributions.
  • Make a donation to the WTS General Fund. Your donation will help fund the day-to-day operations of WTS, including expenses affiliated with WTS networking events and receptions. Be sure to select the WTS General Fund within the list of options that are eligible to receive contributions.
  • Donate your honorarium to WTS. Women in Thoracic Surgery (WTS) members and friends can support WTS and its mission by donating honoraria received for professional services. There are two ways to donate your honoraria to WTS:
    • The institution paying the honoraria writes a check directly to Women in Thoracic Surgery.
    • The institution paying honoraria pays you directly and you in turn pay Women in Thoracic Surgery.

WTS is a 501(c)3 charitable organization. Support at any level is sincerely appreciated.

Contact WTS Executive Director, Laura Medek, at lmedek@sts.org or 312.202.5825 with questions regarding WTS donations.

Checks should be made out to Women in Thoracic Surgery and mailed to the following address:

Women in Thoracic Surgery
c/o Laura Medek
633 N. Saint Clair St.
Suite 2100
Chicago, IL 60611