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Stat March 1, 2017

Log in to Vote!

The candidates nominated for the 2017 American Thoracic Society secretary-treasurer position are Juan C. Celedón, MD, DrPH, and J. Usha Raj, MD. Voting has begun and will end on Friday, March 24. The choice you make is critical; the successful candidate will not only serve as secretary-treasurer during the 2017‒18 term, but also as president from 2020‒21. View the candidates’ brief video introductions and statements, and log in to vote. Results will be announced April 1 on the ATS website.

Submit Teaching Videos for a Chance to Win Cash Prizes

Do you have an amazing teaching video that you want to share with the world? Submit it to the Best of ATS Video Lecture Series (BAVLS) by March 31. The ATS supports members who are clinician-educators by highlighting the best of their teaching videos online and bringing pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine topics to a broad audience. Top-ranked videos will receive special recognition. Questions about BAVLS can be directed to Vladimir Crevecoeur at

ATS Journals February 2017 Articles of Note

Last Call: Assembly Mentorship

Twelve ATS Assemblies are now accepting mentors and mentees for the highly popular and anticipated ATS Mentoring Programs, which 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 ATS Mentoring Program page to apply today.

If you did not sign up for an assembly, you can do so at any time by visiting the ATS website and clicking on the members tab, then selecting “Update Your Profile.” Changes will update in the ATS database in one hour.

Deadline Approaching: Scholarship Opportunity

ATS’s Minority Trainee Development Scholarships aim 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. The deadline to submit is Monday, March 6. Don’t miss out! Learn more.

Last Reviewed: October 2017