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Apply Now! Virtual Early Career Professional Programs

Student Scholars Program
Benefit from one-on-one mentoring and experience trailblazing science, professional education, and focused career development!
Deadline: March 1, 2021. Learn more and apply now.

Fellows Track Symposium
Join renowned faculty to discuss clinical issues related to understanding a variety of diseases and related topics, including COPD, interstitial lung disease, and important new information regarding systemic involvement in critical care.

Deadline: March 1, 2021. Learn more and apply now.

Please contact Liz Guzman with any questions.


Assembly Updates

ATS Assembly Awards: Nominate Today!

The ATS Assembly Award Committees are accepting nominations recognizing individuals who have made outstanding contributions. See the full descriptions and criteria for each of the 2021 Assembly Awards and recognize a colleague today!

All nominations should be submitted online via the ATS website. Please contact Breana Portelli with any questions regarding the nomination process.

Deadline: March 8, 2021


Apply Now! Assembly Apprenticeship Programs

Assembly Apprenticeship Programs are designed to provide early-career assembly members with an opportunity to be directly involved in guiding the future of the ATS. Under the mentorship of a committee member, apprentices will get a "behind-the-scenes" look at the operations of their assembly.

All 14 ATS Assemblies are offering Apprenticeship Programs. Guidelines for the program vary based on the assembly. For more information, contact Nicole Feijoo, assembly programs coordinator.

Deadline: Feb. 28, 2021
Apply now!


Upcoming Events

Leadership in Academic Medicine: Reflections on the Journey, featuring Bethany Moore, MD, ATSF, winner of the ATS 2021 Elizabeth A. Rich, MD Award

When: 11 a.m. ET, Feb. 12, 2021


Journal Club
Join the ATS Assembly on Sleep and Respiratory Neurobiology and the American Academy of Sleep Medicine to discuss, “Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Incident Cancer: A Large Retrospective Multicenter Clinical Cohort Study.”

When: 1 p.m. ET, Feb.19, 2021


Industry Innovations, “Functional Lung Imaging: Translational Medicine and Clinical Applications”

This symposium addresses state-of-the-art, non-invasive lung imaging used to determine functional deficits in regional lung motion and airflow.

When: 6:30 p.m. ET, Feb. 24, 2021
Sponsored by 4DMedical


Assembly on Pulmonary Rehabilitation 

Join us for, Supervised Pulmonary Tele-Rehabilitation Versus Pulmonary Rehabilitation in Severe COPD: a Randomised Multicenter Trial.”

When: 12 p.m. ET, Feb. 25, 2021


Pulmonary Infection Network of Experts

The “Pulmonary Infection Network of Experts” (PINE) series seeks to highlight a different pulmonary infection each month in an interactive format. Join us for our first session, covering Nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) infection.

When: 4 p.m. ET, Feb. 22, 2021

ATS Medical Education Research Grant

Apply today for the ATS Medical Education Research Grant! The grant is intended to provide junior faculty career educators the opportunity to perform high-quality research that advances the fields of education in pulmonary, critical care, or sleep medicine. 
The award will prioritize education-based and multi-institutional research projects that include a mentor and mentoring plan. Pilot studies and qualitative hypothesis-generating studies are also encouraged.

Applicants may request up to $5,000 for one year for salaries, statistical support/consultations, equipment, and supplies.
Learn more and apply!

Deadline: March 31, 2021


Updates from NIH

Notice of Intent to Publish Research Opportunity Announcements for the Post-Acute Sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 Infection Initiative


NIH will soon publish Research Opportunity Announcements as part of its new Post-Acute Sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 Infection (PASC) initiative. NIH will be soliciting proposals for research that will improve understanding of and contribute to strategies to prevent and treat post-acute manifestations of SARS-CoV-2 infection across the lifespan. Projects will be funded using NIH’s Other Transaction Authority. The initial ROAs are expected to be published by mid-February 2021 and awards made in early March. More information will be available soon.

Learn more!

Please direct questions about these funding opportunities to 



Requesting Extensions for Early Career Scientists Whose Career Trajectories Have Been Significantly Impacted by COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic and the extensive mitigation measures have adversely affected progress in many biomedical research settings. Therefore, within existing constraints of available funding, NIH plans to support early career scientists whose career trajectories have been significantly affected by the pandemic. NIH is providing an opportunity for recipients of NIH Fellowship (“F”) and NIH Career Development (“K”) awards who have been impacted by COVID-19 to request certain types of extensions. Please see NOT-OD-21-052 for more information.