LungEd Issue 1 Winter 2016

December 14, 2016 at 4:38 pm


This winter edition marks the first early career “LungEd” newsletter, which we hope will be a resource for training program directors and the next generation of pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine professionals. Stories and feedback are welcome for future editions in the spring and fall. Inquiries can be directed to:

Early Career Spotlight

The ATS is dedicated to the practice improvement and lifelong learning of its diverse, international community. Catch a glimpse of the many facets of ATS Education in this video, featuring Society leaders Jaspal Singh, MD, MHS, MHA, vice chair of the Clinicians Advisory Committee and Debra M. Boyer, MD, chair of the Education Committee.

Watch now.

ATS 2017 Opportunities for Residents & Fellows

Networking, cutting edge science, and innovation are just a few reasons you should attend the ATS 2017 International Conference, May 19-24 in Washington, DC. Special programs for early career professionals are now open. Register and apply below!

The Resident Boot Camp is a two-day course for third- and fourth-year internal medicine and pediatric residents (as well as chief residents and hospitalists) who have matched into an adult or pediatric pulmonary and critical care fellowship program for July 2017. Learn more about the course and apply today.
Deadline: Feb. 15, 2017

The Fellows Track Symposium provides pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine fellows (adult and pediatric) who are enrolled in an Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education-accredited, U.S. training program with an orientation to the sessions most relevant to them at ATS 2017. Engage in a variety of faculty presentations throughout the two-day course, as well as a dinner symposium. Learn more and apply today.
Deadline: March 1, 2017

Volunteer Opportunity for Fellows

Have you visited the Annals of ATS Blog? This recently launched, non peer-reviewed platform of the Annals of the American Thoracic Society is growing and needs your contributions! Blog editors welcome submissions of photography, paintings, and creative writing, to develop a new section for early career professionals. To find out how you can become involved in the upcoming “Fellows Corner,” contact CA Manthous, MD, at

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Additional opportunities, including Student Scholars, Ziskind Clinical Research Scholar, and Minority Trainee Development Scholarships, will open in January. Follow us on social media for updates on these and more offerings.



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