LungEd Issue 3 Summer 2017

July 14, 2017 at 1:21 pm

2017 ATS Innovation in Fellowship Education Program Book Now Available

The ATS has published the 2017 Innovation in Fellowship Education booklet greatly showcasing fellowship programs that implemented exceptional and innovative educational practices done within their program.

Check out the 2017 Innovations Booklet.

2017 ATS Virtual Fellowship Toolkit for First Year Fellows

In an effort to welcome first year fellows to the ATS Community, the ATS has created the Fellowship Toolkit, a free online resource containing tools specifically designed for fellows.

This toolkit includes:

  • Resources for Early Career Professionals
  • Involvement Opportunities
  • Opportunities to Publish in ATS Journals
  • Access to FREE Webcasts from ATS 2017
  • A Library of Career Development Podcasts and Articles

The toolkit will be available July 20. To access the it, please complete this form and you will receive a login.

2017 ATS Reading List

The ATS Reading List is now available for pulmonary, critical care and sleep fellows.  This ATS resource includes clinically relevant articles familiar to all “well-read” adult pulmonary and critical care physicians. Just in time for summer reading, the list was updated for 2017. Included are the following types of articles:

  • Clinical studies that are shaping the debate over the current standard of care
  • Landmark articles of historical significance
  • A select number of highly influential practice guidelines
  • A limited number of review articles

View and bookmark the 2017 Reading List!

First Time Trainee Members Join for Free

Under our special membership programs trainee members join for free! This offer applies to domestic and international trainee members who are new to the American Thoracic Society. Complimentary membership is good for one year. Tell your trainees today!

New trainee members can take advantage by completing the membership form when they select Join Today. Questions can be directed to the ATS Concierge at or (212) 315-8684.

After the first year trainee membership continues at a low, discounted rate until a member’s formal training ends.

ATS Basics

Ever wonder how the ATS works or how to get involved in the Society? Learn the basics with ATS 101. This full-length booklet features information on ATS’s history, International Conference, grant opportunities, and much more. Download your copy!

Job Hunting Resources

Browse the ATS Career Center for hundreds of job listings and over 100 employers that are actively hiring. A free account allows you to post a resume, apply to jobs, and receive alerts. Job seekers can also get help with professional coaching and resume writing. Sign up today.

Additionally, Career Talk is a longstanding online resource designed to serve physicians and other professionals seeking to establish a career in pulmonary medicine. Gain tips in areas like leadership, networking, and work-life balance. Read more on the ATS Career Talk pages.

Patient Education Resources

The Patient Information Series, the Society’s premier patient education materials, covers over 100 topics, including a wide selection in pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine. View the complete list of patient education materials, listed alphabetically and by topic, at

Several resources are available in multiple languages. All patient education products can be adapted for dissemination via electronic medical records systems, standard email systems, or hard copy (PDF).


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