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Voting Live – ATS 2018 Election
The ATS 2018 Election for secretary-treasurer is now open. The ATS Nominating Committee has selected two candidates: John Balmes, MD, and Lynn Schnapp, MD. Visit our website to view their bios, videos, and responses to key questions. Vote now through Friday, March 23.

The elected secretary-treasurer will spend three years learning about the Society's structure and leadership, and then go on to serve as president in the fourth year. He or she will also serve as immediate-past president in their fifth and final year as an ATS officer.

Results will be announced after April 1. Thank you for participating with your vote!

LAM Week – Webinar Today
Welcome to LAM Week at the ATS. This awareness campaign includes information that will help guide patients and their families, advance research, and support health care providers in their treatment efforts.

Today at 1 p.m. ET, ATS, in conjunction with PAR partner the LAM Foundation, is hosting a live webinar. "Management of LAM: What Every Patient Should Know” will be presented by Nishant Gupta, MD, of the University of Cincinnati. Please click here to register.

Minority Trainee Development Scholarship Deadline March 11
Apply now for a Minority Trainee Development Scholarship (MTDS)! MTDS is designed to support travel for trainees of underrepresented minority backgrounds to attend the ATS 2018 International Conference in San Diego, May 18–23. Awardees will receive a certificate of achievement and a travel stipend in the amount of $1,000. They will also be honored and presented with the award during the Diversity Forum at ATS 2018.

Learn more about the MTDS here, or contact Elizabeth Guzman at

Deadline to submit: March 31 

Book Your Conference Room by April 24 and Save
You have until Tuesday, April 24 to reserve your room in the ATS 2018 International Conference hotel block at a significantly discounted rate. Please be aware that you must be registered for the conference in order to select from one of the conference hotels, and that you should book your room with Experient — the only official hotel vendor for ATS 2018. ATS hotels will not accept reservations directly, and Experient will not make a hotel reservation for you unless they can confirm that you have registered. Learn more.

2018 Roadmap for Early Career Professionals
The Members in Transition and Training Committee would like to share that the 2018 Roadmap for Early Career Professionals is now available online! See the PDF here.