John Hansen-Flaschen, MD, Editor of the Annals of the American Thoracic Society.

PATS Relaunches as Annals of the American Thoracic Society

The Proceedings of the American Thoracic Society will relaunch in February as the bimonthly Annals of the American Thoracic Society. But it’s not just the title that’s changed, AnnalsATS Editor John Hansen-Flaschen, MD, explains. Continue


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