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Stat March 9, 2022

Early Bird Deadline Extended!

There is still time to take advantage of the early bird discount. Join us at ATS 2022 in San Francisco!
From Year in Review sessions, Scientific Symposia, and Poster discussions to Industry Theaters, Guru Bars, and the PAR Path in our Exhibit Hall, ATS 2022 offers you the abundance of learning and networking opportunities you've come to expect. View and register for PG Courses now!

We can’t wait to reconnect safely. Please review our Health & Safety Protocol to see the measures we have put in place.

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Deadlines Approaching!

ATS Early Career Investigator Award in Pulmonary Vascular Disease

This award supports young investigators at universities and research institutions in the United States and Canada who have innovative projects and promising careers in pulmonary vascular disease. Learn more!

Deadline: March 11, 2022


Pediatric Resident Development Scholarship

Each PRDS awardee will receive a certificate of achievement, conference registration waiver and one year’s trainee membership to the Society. Learn more!

Deadline: March 14, 2022                          


2022 Minority Development Scholarship 

Minority Development Scholarship awardees will receive a travel scholarship, a certificate of achievement, conference registration and one free year of ATS membership. They will also be honored during the Diversity Forum at ATS 2022. Learn more!

Deadline: March 14, 2022


ATS Health Equity Fellowships

The American Thoracic Society is committed to improving health equity throughout the U.S. Share your proposal today to help fight climate change and health disparities, or any topic related to improving health equity.

Learn more, share, and apply!
Deadline: March 15, 2022


Ziskind Clinical Research Scholar Award

The Ziskind Clinical Research Scholar Award is an ATS Scholarship Award that honors pulmonary and critical care fellows to recognize the best and the brightest individuals in clinical research. View past Ziskind Clinical Research Scholar Awardees.

Deadline: March 15, 2022
Learn more and apply!


Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program

The Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program offers four-year postdoctoral research awards to physicians, dentists, and nurses from historically marginalized backgrounds. Scholars should be committed to working toward eliminating health disparities by achieving senior rank in academic medicine, dentistry, or nursing.

Deadline: March 16, 2022
Learn more and apply.

Upcoming Events           

Upcoming Webinar

Join the Thoracic Oncology Assembly for “The State of Lung Cancer Screening in 2022.”

When: 4 p.m. March 17, 2022
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Working with Industry and Working in Industry - A Career Development Webinar

Join the DDDD Committee for ATS Webinar Series #1 - Career Development! This panel will discuss the intersection of working with and for industry featuring DDDD member panelists and special guest former ATS President, Monica Kraft, MD, ATSF.

When: 12 p.m. ET, March 18, 2022
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Upcoming Journal Club

Section on Medical Education presents, “They Don’t See a Lot of People My Color:  A Mixed Methods Study of Racial/Ethnic Stereotype Threat Among Medical Students on Core Clerkships”

When: 4 p.m. ET, March 28, 2022
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Assembly Updates

Deadlines Extended!

The ATS Assembly Apprenticeship Programs are designed to provide early-career assembly members with an opportunity to be directly involved in guiding the future of ATS. Learn more and apply!

Deadline: March 11, 2022 

The Teaching Competition highlights the Assemblies’ best junior educators at the 2022 ATS International Conference in San Francisco! Learn more and apply!
Deadline: March 11, 2022

Assembly Mentoring Programs

The Assembly Mentoring Program pairs early- to mid-career professionals with more senior assembly members. This conferenced-based program is designed to foster mentoring connections and help mentees grow through individualized attention and matches mentees with mentors based on their areas of interest. Learn more!

Deadline: April 1, 2022


Standard for Pulmonary Function Tests Gets an Update

In the latest update to the pulmonary function tests technical standard series, the American Thoracic Society and European Respiratory Society address the uncertainty around the interpretation of the tests which are essential in determining the extent of respiratory dysfunction. The update was recently published in the European Respiratory Journal ahead of a planned webinar series by the ATS.

The update builds upon prior recommendations from the American Thoracic Society/European Respiratory Society Task Force on the Standardization of PFTs. Among the concerns of the task force charged with making new recommendations were the high rates of variability in interpretation of results as well as the reliance on outdated evidence. Read more!