WTS is the only organization dedicated to the support and advancement of women in the field of cardiothoracic surgery. Founded in 1986 by a small group of passionate female cardiothoracic surgeons, membership has expanded into several categories and grown exponentially since then. Leadership, mentorship, collaboration and collegiality are amongst the benefits of membership in the organization, as well as focused prioritization of issues pertinent to women in our field. Find out what type of membership is right for you. Click to apply through our Membership Account page.