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Stat February 8, 2017

Early Career Opportunity: FTS

The ATS is pleased to announce the Fellows Track Symposium (FTS) at the ATS 2017 International Conference in Washington, DC. The FTS 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. The two-day course includes faculty presentations on clinical issues related to the diagnosis and treatment of a variety of pulmonary, critical care, and sleep disorders, including sepsis, COPD, lung cancer, asthma, and interventional pulmonology.

Fellows, be sure to submit your application by March 1!

Early Career Opportunity: MTDS

The Minority Trainee Development Scholarship program of the ATS aims to increase representation of underrepresented minorities as defined by the NIH (e.g., African American, Hispanic, Native American, Alaskan Native, and Pacific Islander) in pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine research by providing an opportunity for these trainees in U.S.-based programs to attend the ATS International Conference. Completed applications are due by March 6, learn more.

Assembly Opportunities: Mentors, Journal Clubs

Twelve assemblies are now accepting mentors and mentees for the highly popular and anticipated ATS Mentoring Programs. The mentoring programs pair trainees and early career professionals with more seasoned members within their respective assembly. The deadline to sign up is Friday, March 3. Visit the mentoring page to learn more.

The Assembly on Pediatrics is pleased to announce the next live Journal Club at 1 p.m. ET, Friday, Feb. 10. Co-author Franca Rusconi, MD, will present the article “Severe asthma features in children: a case-control online survey.” To reserve your seat today, click here.

The Assembly on Pulmonary Rehabilitation announces its next Journal Club at noon ET, Wednesday, Feb. 15. Veronique Pepin, PhD, will present the article “Home-based rehabilitation for COPD using minimal resources: a randomised, controlled equivalence trial” and be joined by other experts. To reserve your seat, click here.

Chapter Opportunities: Local Meetings

Local education and valuable networking opportunities are coming to a chapter near you. Consider attending the meetings below, or view the current schedule of Thoracic Chapters.

  • 25 New Mexico
  • 16‒19 Oregon
  • April 22 Michigan
  • April 22 New Jersey

Rare Lung Disease Week

Now through Feb. 11, the ATS Public Advisory Roundtable, along with PAR Partner, Lymphangiomatosis & Gorham’s Disease Alliance, will recognize patients and families with rare lung diseases, and provide various patient and provider resources. Learn more from our experts!

You can also register for the webinar, 3 p.m. ET, Thursday, Feb. 9, featuring speaker Erik Eklund, MD, PhD, who will present “Growth of Pulmonary Lesions in Children vs. Adults with Generalized Lymphatic Anomaly and Gorham-Stout Disease.”  RSVP now.

Last Reviewed: October 2017