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One Week Left to Submit Your Recent Groundbreaking Research for ATS 2019!

There is still time to submit late-breaking scientific abstracts for the ATS 2019 International Conference, May 17‒22, in Dallas!

We are seeking recent, groundbreaking research  with major impacts to the fields of pulmonary, critical care, or sleep medicine. Abstracts can report on any of the following:

  • Basic, translational, and clinical science research.
  • Epidemiologic, social, biobehavioral, and psychosocial investigations.
  • Education and quality improvement projects.

It is anticipated that fewer than 50 percent of the late-breaking abstracts submitted will be accepted. Please note that case reports and research previously submitted in November 2018 will not be accepted. See complete submission details and guidelines.

Submit Now!

Deadline: Jan. 30, 5 p.m. ET


Apply Now for 2019 Early Career Opportunities!

Resident Bootcamp is a two-day course for third- and fourth-year residents, as well as chief residents and hospitalists, who have matched into a pulmonary and critical care fellowship program for July 2019. Deadline: Feb. 15, 2019

The Fellows Track Symposium provides pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine fellows enrolled in an Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education-accredited, U.S. training program with the sessions most relevant to them at ATS 2019. Deadline: Feb. 15, 2019

The  2019 Student Scholars Program is an opportunity for a select group of medical students, graduate students, and nursing students to attend ATS 2019. Deadline: Feb. 15, 2019

The Minority Trainee Development Scholarship (MTDS) is designed to support travel for trainees of underrepresented minority backgrounds (as defined by the NIH) to attend the ATS 2019 International Conference. Deadline: March 4, 2019

Please contact Liz Guzman with questions. Register for ATS 2019 now and save!


APPLY NOW! 2019/2020 ATS Fellowship in Health Equality and Diversity

The ATS is now accepting applications for the 2019/2020 ATS Fellowship in Health Equality and Diversity, designed to support the efforts of senior fellows, junior faculty, and post-doctoral students with research, clinical, and policy endeavors to advance health equality for patients with respiratory disease, critical care illness or injury, and sleep-disordered breathing.

The ATS Fellowship in Health Equality will provide up to $25,000 to support the efforts of the successful candidate from July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.

Learn more and apply today!

Deadline: March 1, 2019


Foundation Benefit to Honor Sharon Rounds

Sharon I. S. Rounds, MD, will receive the 2019 Breathing for Life Award—the highest honor given to an ATS member for philanthropy—during the Eleventh Annual ATS Foundation Research Program Benefit. The benefit will take place on Saturday, May 18  following the Opening Ceremony at ATS 2019, Dallas, Texas.

Dr. Rounds is a past ATS president and Trudeau medalist. She is also a distinguished researcher, educator, and clinician who has championed opportunities for minorities and women, both at the ATS and at Brown University, where she is associate dean for Clinical Affairs.

The Benefit will be the perfect place to celebrate her remarkable career and generosity. The food will be provided by Wolfgang Puck Catering. There will be a live band. Plus, 100 percent of the proceeds raised will help launch careers dedicated to scientific discovery.

Registration is now open! You can register for the benefit with your ATS 2019 registration.


HAPPENING TODAY Section on Medical Education Webinar: Healthcare Social Media and the Modern Educator

Today, join the Section of Medical Education for a webinar, “Healthcare Social Media and the Modern Educator.”

Panelists Christopher Carroll, MD, Naftali Kaminski, MD, Nancy Stewart, DO, MS, and Viren Kaul, MD, will discuss different avenues of digital and social media education and scholarship, as well as discuss how to build digital content and a social media portfolio as a busy clinician-educator. They will also discuss how to achieve buy-in from institutional leadership. The webinar was organized by Lekshmi Santhosh, MD. Snigdha Jain, MD, will moderate.

When: 5:30 PM TODAY, Jan. 23, 209
Where: Online.