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The Society's primary mechanism for influencing the policymaking process is STS-PAC. STS-PAC contributions help to ensure that cardiothoracic surgery has a strong voice in Washington and across the country. STS-PAC is the only political action committee that exclusively represents cardiothoracic surgery.

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In 2018, we announced a new initiative aimed at encouraging greater member participation and engagement in advocacy for our specialty—recognizing STS-PAC contributions by giving levels. Contributions made during the 2021 calendar year will be recognized in 2022 and will include publication on the STS-PAC webpage, in the STS Booth at the STS Annual Meeting, and in an issue of STS News. For a list thanking our 2020 STS-PAC contributors, click here.

STS-PAC Giving Levels
Platinum: $2,500 — $5,000
Gold: $1,000 — $2,499
Silver: $250 — $999
Bronze: $1 — $249

Pre-Candidates and Candidate STS Members are recognized with an asterisk(*) next to his or her name. We’d like to thank all of our 2021 STS-PAC Contributors below:

Platinum
Vinay BadhwarDevinder S. BhatiaEdward P. ChenJoseph C. Cleveland Jr.Anthony P. FurnaryJ. Robert Headrick MDDawn S. HuiKaren M. KimThomas E. MacGillivrayKeith S. NaunheimRaymond L. SingerAlan M. SpeirWilson Y. SzetoVinod H. ThouraniJames S. TweddellThomas K. Varghese
Gold
Kevin D. AccolaMarvin Douglas Atkins Jr.Hugh G. AuchinclossEmile A. BachaCarl Lewis BackerBruce Allen BollenMary J. BoylanScott M. BradleyJohn H. CalhoonJames Edward Davies Jr.Joseph A. DearaniKim F. DuncanAaron W. EckhauserAnthony L. EstreraJohn A. GalatArnar GeirssonJoshua B. GoldbergJames D. HallWalter H. HalloranJohn R. Handy Jr.David A. HeimansohnJohn A. HowingtonKenneth A. KeslerJesse L. MaddenDouglas J. MathisenMichael C. MauneyJohn E. Mayer Jr.Robert J. McKenna Jr.Kevin B. MillerDaniel L. MillerNabil A. MunfakhPatroklos S. PappasBernard J. ParkG. Alexander PattersonRonald L. PohlRichard L. PragerJerry W. PrattV. Sreenath ReddyRobert J. RobisonJennifer C. RomanoJoseph F. Sabik IIIMark E. SandJames R. ScharffSteven M. SchwartzScott C. SilvestryVaughn A. StarnesCynthia N. SteimleVictor E. Tedesco IVRobert F. TranbaughEric VallieresDouglas E. WoodDavid W. WormuthTom C. Wozniak
Silver
Gorav AilawadiMark S. AllenPetros V. AnagnostopoulosConstantine L. AthanasuleasPavan AtluriErle H. Austin IIIFouad M. AzouryFaisal G. BakaeenWilliam A. BaumgartnerThomas M. BeaverDaniel L. BecklesEdward M. BenderSteven BibevskiThomas J. BirdasShanda H. BlackmonDaniel J. BoffaLinda J. BogarMichael E. BowdishPreben BrandenhoffAlexander A. Brescia*William T. BrinkmanPaul Sherman Brown Jr.Foster Curtis Bryan IIWilliam Burfeind Jr.Lamar J. BushnellAndrea J. CarpenterJohn B. CasterlineSubhasis ChatterjeeAaron M. ChengRobbin G. CohenWilliam C. ConnerJohn V. ConteHannah Copeland MDGreg A. CrookeDavid A. D'AlessandroJonathan D'CunhaRobert J. DabalAbelardo DeAnda Jr.Gregory K. DedinskyG. Michael DeebWilliam P. DeschnerJ. Michael DiMaioGansevoort Hurlbut Dunnington Jr.Cornelius M. DykeJames R. EdgertonCherie P. ErkmenRobert S. FarivarFelix G. FernandezRichard K. FreemanDavid A. FullertonDivyakant B. GandhiScott M. GoldmanDavid Tyler GreenfieldGary GrosnerKendra J. GrubbT. Sloane GuyJonathan W. HaftJonathan A. Hammond Jr.John L. HarlanLacy E. Harville IIIJeremiah A. HayangaMeghana Ram Kunkala Helder*Jeremy L. HerrmannRobert S.D. HigginsAnthony A. HoldenWilliam L. Holman MDCharles B. HuddlestonJeffrey P. JacobsRobert G. JohnsonLauren C. KaneMario W. KatigbakKamal G. KhalilJunaid H. KhanSandeep Jitendra KhandharRobert Scott KramerPaul A. KurlanskyKiran H. LagisettyStephen J. LaheyRaj B. LalJohn J. LambertiJames M. LevettSidney LevitskyVirginia R. LitleKevin W. LobdellDouglas LowellFrank J. LutrinMitchell J. MageeIan A. MakeyJose M. MaquilanRobert J. MarchDaniel MarelliJohn G. MarkleyJames B. McClurkenNathaniel R. McElhaneyWalter H. MerrillHelenMari Louise Merritt-GenoreBryan F. MeyersScott MillikanJohn D. MitchellDaniela MolenaRohinton J. MorrisKeith D. MortmanAnthony L. MoultonAshok MuralidaranMichael C. MurphyAlykhan S. NagjiCesar NahasJeffrey H. NewmanDuc Q. NguyenFrancis C. Nichols IIIMarcos A. NoresJames P. O'RourkeMark B. OrringerFrancis D. PaganiGaetano PaoneSara Jane PereiraAllan PickensMark D. PlunkettEric R. PresserOurania A. PreventzaJoe B. Putnam Jr.Mahesh K. RamchandaniRishindra M. ReddyMatthew ReinersmanJeffrey B. RichTodd K. RosengartRawn SalengerChristopher T. SalernoSanjay A. SamyEdward B. SavageSteven S. ScottFrank W. SellkeDavid M. ShahianWilliam Benjamin SmithErnesto R. SolteroJoshua R SonnettRussell F. StahlSandra L. StarnesBryan M. SteinbergDominic J. TedescoNeil J. ThomasJess L. Thompson IIIBetty C. TongBruce ToporoffReid W. TribbleAndy C. TsenElaine E. TsengSalim M. WaljiJason Morgan WallenAlison F. Ward*T. Benton Washburn Jr.James K. WuBo YangSanford M. Zeigler
Bronze
Muhammad Aftab MDDouglas Anderson*Mara B. AntonoffArman ArghamiRalph W. AyeCharles T. BakhosKeki R. BalsaraNicholas R BeekMark F. Berry MDDavid Blitzer*Jordan P. Bloom*Natalie BodenPeter J. BolanLisa M. BrownAlfred John CasillanAndrei ChurylaMelissa ClarkDavid Tom CookeStephen E. D'OrazioReza Robert DabirUday K. DasikaBenjamin C. Degner MDJohn R. Dein MDKrish C. Dewan*Adam DotyRobert D. DowlingThomas M. EganDaniel T. EngelmanDaniel H. Enter*Loretta ErhunmwunseeFarhood FarjahVictor A. FerrarisAndrew C. FioreMichael Sol FirstenbergStephanie M. FullerBarry GibneyErin A. GillaspieThomas G. GleasonRamayya U. GowdaJohn G. GriecoRobert B. Hawkins*Kimberly A. Holst*Frederick M. HowdenRobert D.B. JaquissMark R. KatlicJohn M. KessingerAhmet KilicNicholas T. KouchoukosBenjamin David KozowerCarole KrohnRaymond LeeJules LinPhilip A. LindenStanley K. LochridgeClauden Louis*Natalie S. LuiVenkat R. MachirajuMichael P. MacrisCurtis C. MarderM. Blair MarshallLinda W. MartinG. Robert MasonMark J. MeyerJeffrey C. MillikenJason L. MuesseJohn C. MyersMichael NathansonAmrit P. Nayar MDJames H. NeelJennifer S. NelsonJ. Edward Edward Okies (RET)Marvin D. PeytonMatthew D. Pichert*Ross M. ReulMichael P. RobichMatthew A. RomanoEvan P. Rotar*John D. SadoffRamanathan SampathPeter SassalosDean P. Schraufnagel*Alexander Bradley Schutz*Saket Singh*J. Marvin Smith IIIPhilip J. Spencer*Randy Michael StevensRaymond J. Strobel*Paul Chun Yung TangJohn F. TejedaNorman W. ThomsGabriele TrainyteGonzalo M. VargasJulio C. VasquezMichael J. WalkerTyler J. Wallen*Warren D. WidmannDaniel Wilkinson*Seth Wolf*Courtney Yohe




Goal



Help Us Reach Our Fundraising Goal for 2021

$250,000
$83,500.00

Resources



  • In most states, you must be registered to vote prior to the day of the election. Have your say, register to vote today.

  • Not sure who represents you in Congress or in the State House? Find out here.

  • Go back to the STS Advocacy webpage and learn more about the latest and most important regulatory and legislative news and resources relevant to cardiothoracic surgery.

  • Be informed on Election Day, see a sample ballot for where you will be voting.