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2020 ATS Secretary-Treasurer Election: Vote Now!

Voting in the 2020 ATS Secretary-Treasurer election has begun!

There are two outstanding candidates for your consideration. Zea Borok, MD, ATSF, is chief of the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine at the Keck School of Medicine (KSOM) of the University of Southern California (USC). M. Patricia Rivera, MD, ATSF, is a professor of medicine in the Division of Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care Medicine at the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill.

The successful candidate will not only serve as secretary-treasurer during the 2020–21 term, but also as president in 2023–2024.

You have until March 27, 2020 to cast your vote!


Full Registration Open for ATS 2020 and the ATS Research Program Benefit

Full Registration is open for the ATS 2020 International Conference, May 15–20, in Philadelphia!

The ATS is working hard to be an environmentally responsible global citizen, and we’re looking forward to continuing our efforts at ATS 2020. When you register, you’ll have the option to offset the carbon emissions on your travel. Learn more about our greening efforts.

We’ve also put together tips and a letter template to make it easy for you to secure the necessary approvals and funds from your employer to attend!

Register now to lock in your can’t-miss events! View our online program itinerary to find all the postgraduate courses, sessions, seminars and networking events that are right for you.

Registration is also open for the ATS Research Program Benefit honoring the 2020 Breathing for Life Award recipient, Homer Boushey, MD.

The ATS would like to acknowledge GlaxoSmithKline for its Sapphire Level Support of the 12th Annual ATS Research Program Benefit.


Deadline Approaching: 2020 Assembly Awards

The ATS Assembly Award Committees invite you to submit nominations recognizing individuals who have made outstanding contributions. Awards will be presented at the ATS 2020 International Conference in Philadelphia, Pa.
Nominate a colleague for the 2020 Assembly Awards today!

Please contact Breana Portelli with any questions.

Deadline: March 9, 2020


Dr. Donald Sullivan Receives ATS Foundation Research Program/American Lung Association Partner Grant

The ATS Foundation Research Program and the American Lung Association have awarded Donald Sullivan, MD, of Oregon Health & Science University a $100,000 Foundation Partner grant. The ATS Foundation Partner Grants provide crucial support to talented investigators from around the world, launching careers dedicated to scientific discovery and better patient care.

For Dr. Sullivan, the grant will help support his research project, “Improving Decision Making in Lung Cancer: A Low-Literacy Conversation Tool.”

See the full list of 2019 ATS Research Program grant recipients.


Brand Survey: Shape the future of ATS

ATS is conducting a brand audit. As part of that effort, members are asked to take a short confidential brand survey to help us evaluate your experience and perception of the ATS.
Your participation will help us understand our current strengths and challenges and have an impact on the strategies we develop to secure our future growth. Your responses will be sent directly to Publiq, our brand firm, and only aggregated survey data will be shared with ATS.

Your input is invaluable to our commitment to moving the Society forward.

Deadline: March 10, 2020