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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, which is 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


Meet the Candidates for 2019 ATS Secretary-Treasurer!

Voting for the 2019 ATS Secretary-Treasurer Election will begin March 1, 2019, and the ATS Nominating Committee has selected two candidates: John Balmes, MD, ATSF and Gregory P. Downey, MD, ATSF.

Dr. Balmes is a professor of medicine at the University of California San Francisco, and professor in the School of Public Health at UC Berkeley.

Dr. Downey is a professor of medicine, pediatrics, and biomedical research at National Jewish Health, and professor of medicine and immunology and microbiology, and associate dean of the School of Medicine, at the University of Colorado in Denver.

Read more about the candidates now!


Learn About Advocacy at ATS 2019 in Dallas!

Interested in advocacy at the ATS, or in learning how you can engage in advocacy on your own? Join the following sessions at ATS 2019 in Dallas to learn how to expand your influence into the realm of policy:

609 (WS6) Workshop Health Policy Advocacy 101: Effectively Inform Your Elected Officials

This workshop session is intended to provide an introduction to federal and state advocacy, where attendees will learn how to prepare for and participate in legislative meetings, write letters to the editor, and deliver media messages using social media.

Tuesday, May 21, 11:45 a.m.–1:15 p.m.

B91, Symposium Have a Bigger Impact! Effective Strategies to Utilize Your Professional Expertise to Advocate for Your Patients and Your Communities

This session will describe effective strategies to advance the respiratory health of patients, communities, and populations.

Monday, May 20, 2019 2:15 p.m.–4:15 p.m.


Assembly News

ATS Assembly Award Committees are accepting nominations! View the entire list, along with the full descriptions and criteria for each of the 2019 Assembly Awards, and nominate a colleague today.

Deadline: March 8, 2019

ATS Assembly Mentoring Programs are accepting mentors and mentees for the ATS Mentoring Programs.
At the ATS 2019 International Conference in Dallas,  we will offer a meeting space exclusively for mentors and mentees, with snacks, beverages, laptops, and printers available through the day. 

Deadline: March 5, 2019

Now accepting Best of ATS Video Lecture Series (BAVLS) submissions! BAVLS invites all members of the ATS Community to submit a teaching video that demonstrates that their lecture is among the best in the field. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top three videos at the ATS International Conference. Take a look at past BAVLS videos!

Deadline: March 15, 2019

For more information about Assembly Programs, contact Vladimir Crevecoeur.


Red Submission Fees Waived in 2019

In celebration of the American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology's 30th Anniversary, submission fees will be waived for all of 2019!

This limited-time policy began on Jan.1, 2019 and will remain in effect throughout the year, ending on Dec. 31, 2019. Submission guidelines can be found on the journal's instructions for contributors page.

Submit your manuscript today!