The Indian Association of Cardiovascular-Thoracic Surgeons is pleased to invite applications for the conferment of the IACTS Lifetime Achievement Award for the year 2020.

This accolade has been instituted to recognize and honor the life & times of a physician who has rendered remarkable contribution to the subspecialties of cardiothoracic and vascular surgery viz., cardiac surgery, general thoracic surgery, or vascular surgery.

His/ her efforts may involve yeoman service to clinical service, academic service, teaching service or innovation.

This honor necessitates the proposition by a Fellow/ Life Member that is seconded by a Fellow/ Life Member; recommending the name of a physician who they believe may display personage to this honor; to be considered by the Executive Committee of the Indian Association of Cardiovascular-Thoracic Surgeons that shall bestow the citation & honor onto two nominees this year.

Nominations must contain;
1. Nomination form – DOWNLOAD HERE
2. Statement of intent citing the personage of the Nominee (up to 1000 words)

Applications must be sent via email to
or by Post/ Courier to

Indian Association of Cardiovascular-Thoracic Surgeons
Secretariat: G700 Doctors’ Office,
Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Medical Sciences
EPIP Area, Whitefield, Bengaluru – 560066
Ph: 080 2800 4426/4720(25/26)