Membership

For membership services, contact STSA Headquarters at stsa@stsa.org or 312.202.5892.


STSA membership voted to accept 56 applications for membership at the November 11, 2016 Annual Business Meeting. Learn more and view a list of newly accepted members.


STSA is accepting 2017 Active, Associate, Candidate and Pre-Candidate applications. The deadline for consideration of applications is September 15. Learn more about each member category and download an application.

Thank you to everyone who submitted a membership application for consideration during the Fall of 2016.  Individuals accepted for membership in one of the following categories will begin their first membership term in January 2017.


STSA Active Members whose practices have been limited because of disability, or who have reached the age of 65 years, may apply for Senior Membership. If you meet one or both of this qualifications, submit a written request to transition to Senior Membership status to the Membership Committee. Requests should clearly state why you qualify for Senior Membership (i.e. birthdate or written attestation of retirement due to disability) and can be mailed or e-mail to the following address:

Dr. Edward Chen, Membership Committee Chair
Southern Thoracic Surgical Association
633 N. Saint Clair St., Floor 23
Chicago, IL 60611-3658
Phone: (312) 202-5892
Fax: (773) 289-0871
E-mail: stsa@stsa.org