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Stat January 3, 2018

Video, Webinar, Podcast and More!

• The American Thoracic Society and the Japanese Respiratory Society have published four additional clinical practice guidelines pertaining to the diagnosis of Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) and management of pneumothoraces in patients with LAM. Watch the video highlights.

• The Assembly on Behavioral Sciences and Health Services Research invites you to their next Journal Club Webinar, "Mining for Gold: Getting Started in Qualitative Research" 1‒2 p.m. ET, Thursday, Jan. 25. Reserve your seat today.

• In this Breathe Easy Podcast, Michael Lanspa interviews Kent Pinkerton, PhD, a researcher of environmental pollution at UC Davis, about the harms of breathing in smoke from the wildfires, and discusses practical strategies to reduce exposure. Listen now. Related: 10 Tips for Staying Healthy During Wild Fires

Deadline Extended: Call for Education Videos

Submit up to a 15-minute teaching video related to any category in the three pillars of the ATS: Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine. Submit now through Jan. 15. Learn more!

Chapter Events

Don’t miss these valuable networking opportunities, which may be right around the corner!

• Tri-State (Alabama, Louisiana, and Mississippi) 62nd Annual Pulmonary Society Case Conference, Jan. 12‒13, New Orleans, Louisiana. Register on the chapter website.

• California Thoracic Society Annual Educational Conference, Jan. 26‒27, Carmel, California. Register on the chapter website.

• Washington State Thoracic Society 28th Winter Lung Conference, Jan. 19, Leavenworth, Washington. For more information, contact the chapter officers.

• Oregon Thoracic Society 56th Annual Chest Disease Conference, Feb. 15‒18, Sunriver, Oregon. Learn more and register online.

• New Mexico Thoracic Society 46th Annual Lung Disease Symposium, March 3, Albuquerque, New Mexico. Register on the chapter website.

• New York State Thoracic Society Annual Scientific Assembly, March 23‒24, Westchester, New York. For more information, contact the chapter officer.

Endorsed Courses

This quarter, don’t miss these educational events, endorsed by the American Thoracic Society:

• Eighth Annual Evaluation and Management of Pleural Disease, Jan. 25‒26, Baltimore, Maryland.

• 5th Alfred P. Fishman Symposium: Case-Based Approach to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Pulmonary Hypertension and Pulmonary Embolism, March 24, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

• Principles of Medical Education: Maximizing Your Teaching Skills, April 4‒6, Boston, Massachusetts.