Profile
Founded
1948
Membership
8,003 (as of February 1, 2016)
President
Yutaka Okita
(Kobe University Graduate School of medicine, Cardiovascular Surgery)
Member of the Japanese Association of Medical Sciences
1957
Journal
General Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
(English language publication issued 13 times a year including an extra edition)
Introduction of Association’s Accreditation System for Physicians
September 1980
Annual Membership Fees
General Membership ¥13,000
Active Membership ¥18,000
Council Membership ¥23,000