Awards & Prizes
As part of the EACTS commitment to advancing education and research in cardio-thoracic surgery, the Association offers eight awards each year in recognition of training and research excellence.
Applications for the 2014 awards have not yet opened. Dates will be announced on the EACTS website in 2014.
|Young Investigator Awards*||Cardiac, Thoracic, Congenital||1st April 2014|
|C Walton Lillehei Young Investigator's Award*||Cardiac||1st April 2014|
|Hans G Borst Award for Thoracic Aortic Surgery**||Thoracic||1st April 2014|
|Alessandro Ricchi Transplant Services Foundation Award*||Transplant||1st April 2014|
|Francis Fontan Prize||Cardiac, Cardio-thoracic||10th May 2014|
|The Leonardo Da Vinci Award for Training Excellence||Training||10th May 2014|
|Techno-College Innovation Award||Technology||16th August 2014|
|EACTS/Ethicon Cardiovascular Simulation Award***||Training/Simulation||20th September 2014|
All awards, except for the The Leonardo Da Vinci Award, are based on self-nomination and application. The Leonardo Da Vinci Award relies on trainees nominating their trainer. Application and/or nomination is via the EACTS User Area, unless otherwise stated on the award pages.
Where a covering letter is requested, this should be submitted to the EACTS Executive Secretariat by mail, fax or email.
EACTS Executive Secretariat
EACTS House, Madeira Walk
Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 1EU, UK
Fax + 44 (0)1753 620407
Finalists and will be notified in writing by the EACTS Executive Secretariat.