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2021 Minority Trainee Development Scholarship: Applications Accepted!

The Minority Trainee Development Scholarship is designed to help increase diversity by supporting those from underrepresented minority backgrounds, as defined by the NIH, to attend the ATS 2021 International Conference. Awardees will receive a certificate of achievement, free registration to ATS 2021, and a year of ATS membership. They will also be honored during the ATS 2021 Diversity Forum.

Learn more and apply, and please share widely!
Deadline: March 15, 2021


Apply Now! 2021 ATS Fellowship in Health Equality

Apply today for the 2021 ATS Fellowship in Health Equality! This fellowship is designed to support efforts to advance health equality for patients with respiratory disease, critical care illness or injury, and sleep disordered breathing.

While the ATS welcomes proposals in any topic related to improving health equality, the ATS is interested in receiving proposals in areas including:   

  • U.S. Health Insurance and Health Disparities
  • Climate Change and Health Disparities
  • Tobacco and Health Disparities
  • Health Literacy and Health Disparities
  • Migrant Health
  • Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Training Programs and Health Disparities
  • Sleep and Health Disparities
  • Infectious Diseases and Health Disparities

Deadline: March 12, 2021


Assembly Updates

Deadline Approaching! 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 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!

Vote for Assembly Leadership Now! 

Members are able to cast votes in the elections held by their primary assembly and their secondary assemblies, and may vote in a maximum of three elections. Results will be announced at your annual assembly membership meeting.   

Deadline Extended! Feb. 28, 2021  
Vote now!


ATS Assembly Awards: Nominate Today!
Recognize a colleague for their outstanding contributions by nominating them for one of the 2021 ATS Assembly Awards!

All nominations should be submitted online via the ATS website. See the full descriptions and criteria, and please contact Breana Portelli with any questions regarding the nomination process.
Deadline: March 8, 2021


Upcoming Events

“Embedding Equity in Pandemic-Planning, Response, and Recovery”

As part of the conversation series, “From Risk to Resilience: A Health Equity Approach to Pandemic Preparedness, Response and Recovery” presented in partnership with the Office of the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada, join us to discuss “Embedding Equity in Pandemic-Planning, Response and Recovery.”

When: 12 p.m. ET, TODAY, Feb. 24, 2021
Register now!


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, TODAY, Feb. 24, 2021
Register now!
Sponsored by 4DMedical


Assembly on Pediatrics Townhall Meeting

Join the Assembly on Pediatrics for, “Ongoing COVID-19 Topics in Pediatric Medicine.”

When: 3 p.m. ET, Feb. 25, 2021
Register now!

Assembly on Pulmonary Rehabilitation Journal Club

Join us to discuss the use of supervised pulmonary tele-rehabilitation in severe COPD.

When: 12 p.m. ET, Feb. 25, 2021
Register now!  


Assembly on Allergy, Immunology, and Inflammation Journal Club

Join us to discuss, “Extrafollicular B Cell Responses Correlate with Neutralizing Antibodies and Morbidity in COVID-19”

When: 5 p.m. ET, Feb. 26, 2021
Register now!


Call for Applications! AJRCCM Editor Search

ATS has opened the search for the next editor-in-chief of the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. The ATS is seeking candidates who are active investigators in the field, have substantial editorial experience, and have a clear commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Deadline Extended! April 5, 2021
Apply now!