The International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery is pleased to offer co-sponsorship for qualified educational programs in the cardiothoracic and cardiovascular specialties. In order for an organization or course to receive co-sponsorship from ISMICS, the standards contained within this sample application must be met. Should the application for co-sponsorship be approved, ISMICS will assess a co-sponsorship fee of $1,000 USD.
Part A: Organization/Institution Requesting Approval
This Application must be completed by a member of the physician organization/institution* that developed or co-developed this event.
*Physician Organization/Institution: A group of health professionals with a formal governance, and structure, accountable to and serving, among others, physicians and surgeons through continuing professional development, the provision of health care, and basic or clinical research. This definition includes (but is not limited to) the following groups:
This definition excludes pharmaceutical and medical device companies.
- Faculties of Medicine
- Hospital Departments or Divisions
- Medical Societies
- Medical Associations
- Medical Academies
- Health branch of Government agencies including Armed Forces
Note: all fields are required