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The ATS to Launch a Fourth Journal: ATS Scholar

In 2020, the American Thoracic Society will launch its newest journal, ATS Scholar. ATS Scholar will be a peer-reviewed, open-access journal focusing on education in many forms, from clinical and medical to research and patient-focused, as well as meeting proceedings, and study/trial designs. A search for the editor-in-chief will begin shortly.


Registration Now Open! 2019 Science and Innovation Center PhD and Basic Science Reception

Registration is free and open to all ATS 2019 conference attendees. Cocktails will be served. Space is limited. Register today!

Please contact Lauren Krampen with any questions.


Call for Papers! AJRCCM Themed Issue on Interstitial Lung Disease

The American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine will be dedicating an issue to original papers and reviews on topics in both adult and pediatric interstitial lung disease (ILD). The issue will be appearing in July of 2019.

With an impact factor of 15.24, AJRCCM is positioned to help raise awareness of the current progress and continuing needs in ILD research. Thus, we are inviting scientists to submit their original papers for consideration in this special issue. We will be pleased to receive submissions involving basic and translational research, epidemiological research, and clinical trials.


  • All submissions should conform to AJRCCM’s formatting requirements.
  • Please mention the special ILD-themed issue at the beginning of the cover letter.

Deadline: March 1, 2019

Authors with questions should contact Marc Bendian.



Upcoming Events

Join the ATS Assembly on Pulmonary Rehabilitation TODAY at noon EST for the next edition of its Journal Club, featuring the article, “Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Education in Pulmonary Rehabilitation: An Official American Thoracic Society/Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand/Canadian Thoracic Society/British Thoracic Society Workshop Report.” Register now to reserve your seat.  

The Assembly on Respiratory Cell & Molecular Biology will host its next Journal Club TOMORROW at noon EST, discussing the article, "Heme scavenging reduces pulmonary endoplasmic reticulum stress, fibrosis, and emphysema.” Register here to join.

On March 5 at 1 p.m. EST, join the ATS on Twitter for a chat on  the newly released “Home Oxygen Therapy for Children. An Official American Thoracic Society Clinical Practice Guideline,” using the hashtag #ATSchat.



Register for ATS 2019 Now and Save!

Register now to save on registration for ATS 2019 in Dallas! Secure your discounted rate, book in the ATS hotel block, and register for sessions, assemblies, dinners, and more!

As in past ATS International Conferences, ATS 2019 will showcase an exciting program filled with groundbreaking science and research, as well as unique insights and perspectives from colleagues from around the world. The conference website is the best place to find the latest updates and announcements.

In-Training members: be sure to select “in-training member” on the registration form to receive your special rate.

Getting to Dallas — home of the Dallas-Fort Worth Airport, named “Airport of the Year“ by Air Transport World — is easy thanks to direct flights from all over the world. Also,by booking in the ATS block, you can take advantages of special access and perks. Visit Destination Dallas on the ATS website to start planning your trip!

Register today!