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ATS at GT2017

If you are attending the Gulf Thoracic Congress 2017 at the Grand Hyatt Dubai March 15‒18, be sure to visit us in the exhibit area to save on ATS 2017 registration and membership! The following presentations feature members of the American Thoracic Society, including:

President-Elect Marc Moss, MD:

  • Morning Session: Update in Pulmonary Medicine I,Thursday, March 16, 8:30 a.m.‒12:30 p.m., in Room Baniyas II
  • Swallowing Dysfunction in ICU Survivors: Diagnosis and Treatment, Friday, March 17, 2:50‒3:15 p.m., in Room Al Ameera I

Past President Monica Kraft, MD:

  • Beyond the Guidelines, Thursday, March 16, 8:30‒9 a.m., in Room Baniyas II
  • Asthma and the Microbiome: 2017 Update,Thursday, March 16, 11:15‒11:40 a.m. , in Room Baniyas II

Frank Sciurba, MD:

  • Personalized Medicine in COPD: How Close Are We?, Thursday, March 16, 9:30‒10 a.m., in Room Baniyas II
  • Toward a Precision Approach to Surgical and Bronchoscopic Volume Reduction in Emphysema, Thursday, March 16, 4:10‒4:35 p.m., in Room Al Ameera I

SRN Journal Club 

The Assembly on Sleep and Respiratory Neurobiology is pleased to announce its next Journal Club on March 28 at noon ET. Andrey Zinchuck, MD, will present the article, “Transvenous neurostimulation for central sleep apnoea: a randomised controlled trial,” and be joined by members of the Remede System Pivotal Trial Study Group and other discussants. Reserve your seat today.

Mentoring Signups & Meeting Space

Twelve ATS Assemblies are accepting mentors and mentees for the highly popular and anticipated ATS Mentoring Programs. The mentoring programs pair trainees and early career professionals with more seasoned members within their respective assembly. The deadline for signing up is this Friday, March 17. Don’t miss out.

Mentoring participants can meet at ATS 2017. The Assembly Mentoring Programs Meeting Spot, exclusively for mentors and mentees, will be located in the Renaissance, Washington DC Hotel in the Carnegie Room (Ballroom Level). Hours are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Friday, May 19 through Tuesday, May 23. For questions about Mentoring Programs, contact Melinda Garcia at

A Special Thank You From the Foundation: Honor Roll of Donors

The ATS Foundation is pleased to recognize our members, partners, and friends who made gifts between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 2016, by including them on our Honor Roll of Donors. These generous supporters will be recognized on signs throughout the ATS 2017 International Conference in Washington, DC. To change a listing, simply contact Thank you for everything you do for the ATS, the Foundation, young investigators, patients, and respiratory health worldwide!

Last Reviewed: October 2017