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Stat Jan. 16, 2019

New! Fellows-to-Faculty Boot Camp

The Fellows-to-Faculty Boot Camp program consists of a two-day course covering specific knowledge and skills for the difficult and disruptive transition from fellowship and post-doctoral training to unsupervised practice as clinical and/or research faculty. 

Fellows-in-training, including clinical pulmonary and critical care medicine fellows, as well as post-doctoral fellows within a year of transitioning to their terminal faculty position, are eligible to apply.

he program is sponsored by the Members in Transition and Training (MITT) Committee and co-chaired by Sushma Cribbs, MD, MSCR, ATSF, and Megan Ballinger, PhD.

Learn more and register today!


Call for Papers! AJRCCM Themed Issue on Interstitial Lung Disease

The American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine (AJRCCM) will dedicatean issue to original papers and reviews on topics in both adult and pediatric interstitial lung disease (ILD). The issue will appear July 2019.

With an impact factor of 15.24, the AJRCCM is positioned to help raise awareness of the current progress and continuing needs in ILD research. Thus, we are inviting scientists to submit their original papers for consideration in this special issue. We will be pleased to receive submissions involving basic and translational research, epidemiological research, and clinical trials.


  • All submissions should conform to AJRCCM’s formatting requirements.
  • Please mention the special ILD-themed issue at the beginning of the cover letter.

Deadline: March 1, 2019

Authors with questions should contact Marc Bendian.


Deadline Approaching: ATS Assembly Apprenticeship Programs

This is the last week to apply for Assembly Apprenticeship Programs! The Assembly Apprenticeship Program is designed to provide early career assembly members with an opportunity to get a behind-the-scenes look at the operations of their Assembly Planning and Program Committees. Under the mentorship of a committee member, apprentices will learn to evaluate abstracts and develop committee projects. Upon completion of the program, apprentices may have the opportunity to become full Committee members.

Currently, nine ATS Assemblies are offering apprenticeship programs:

For more information contact Vladimir Crevecoeur, manager, Assembly Programs.
Deadline: Jan. 18, 2019

Vote for Assembly Leaders

Don’t forget to cast your vote for your Assembly Leadership!  Members of the Society's 14 Assemblies can vote for future Assembly leaders online.

The results will be announced at the Assemblies' respective membership meetings, which will be held during ATS 2019 in Dallas, TX. Hotel and meeting room locations will be listed in the 2019 Final Program

Vote now!

Deadline to Vote: Feb. 1, 2019


Applications Now Accepted: 2018 ATS Foundation/Fisher and Paykel Healthcare Ltd. Research Award

Fisher and Paykel research grant available for investigators interested in respiratory support with nasal high flow (NHF) for patients with COPD! Projects may have a broad scope, including COPD patients both in acute care during exacerbation as well as those in chronic care.
Applicants may request up to $50,000 per year for two years, starting in April 2019. Grantees will be notified in March 2019.

To be eligible for this award, applicants must:

Fully funded by Fisher & Paykel.

To learn more, please see the FAQ or contact the ATS Foundation Research Program at

Applications are available on the Foundant Technologies Website.

Deadline: Feb. 13, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. ET.