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ATS Recognizes World TB Day

Global Respiratory Groups Join WHO, Calling on World Leaders to Act on the Commitments Made to End TB

In support of World TB Day, today, the Forum of International Respiratory Societies (FIRS), of which the American Thoracic Society is a founding member, joins the World Health Organization campaign urging governments to act on the commitments made to end TB.

Read the full press release.


Join the World TB Day Virtual U.S. Congressional Briefing, "COVID-19 and Tuberculosis: How the Pandemic Has Impacted TB Elimination Efforts"

Hosted in cooperation with the TB Elimination Caucus, chaired by Reps. Ami Bera (D-CA) and Don Young (R-AK) and Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH).

When: 12:30 p.m. ET, March 24, 2021



Upcoming Events

Industry Innovations: “Recognizing Chronic Fibrosing Interstitial Lung Disease and The Impact of COVID-19 on Clinical Care”
This presentation will provide an overview of chronic fibrosing ILDs and review clinical characteristics and mortality in patients with COVID-19 and ILD.

When: 6:30 p.m. ET, Today, March 24, 2021

Sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.


Industry Innovations: “Impact of Robotic-Assisted Bronchoscopy”

Hear about a strong Monarch bronchoscopy program in a dynamic academic & community setting.

When: 6:30 p.m. April 6, 2021

Sponsored by Auris Health. 


 ATS PAR Roundtable "Pulmonary Hypertension and Scleroderma (PAH) MYTHBUSTERS"

Join us for a roundtable discussion, "Pulmonary Hypertension and Scleroderma (PAH) MYTHBUSTERS," a collaborative event hosted by the ATS Public Advisory Roundtable (PAR), the Scleroderma Foundation and the PH Aware Global Association.

When: 1 p.m. ET, Today, March 24, 2021
Register now!


Upcoming Twitter Chat: “Careers in Industry: What Trainees and Early Career Professionals Should Know

When: 8 p.m. ET, March 25, 2021
Where: Twitter, using #ATSchat


ATS Clinical Practice Guidelines Webinar

This webinar will highlight what is new or different in three recently published clinical practice guidelines.

When: 7 p.m. ET, March 29, 2021
Register now!



Assemblies Teaching Competition

The ATS is hosting a virtual multi-assembly teaching competition for junior educators at ATS 2021, open to members of participating assemblies!

Whether you are a clinician, scientist, epidemiologist, nurse, or pharmacist, if you are known in your institution as an excellent educator, this is for you!

Select your primary assembly to view their criteria and apply:

Deadline: Varies by assembly



Last Chance to Vote! 2021 ATS Secretary-Treasurer Election

This is the last week to vote for ATS Secretary-Treasurer!

Jess Mandel, MD, ATSF is the Kenneth M. Moser Professor of Medicine, chief of the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, and vice-chair for Education in the Department of Medicine at the University of California, San Diego.

Irina Petrache, MD, ATSF is professor of medicine at National Jewish Health, as well as chief of the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, and holds an appointment as professor in the Department of Medicine and the Pharmacology Graduate Program, University of Colorado, Denver.

The successful candidate will not only serve as secretary-treasurer during the 2021-22 term, but also as president in 2024-25.

Voting ends this Friday, March 26, 2021! Cast your ballot today!



#ATS2021 Social Media Ambassadors

Do you have an active, public Twitter account, with at least 500 followers, AND plan to attend ATS 2021?

Then you should apply to be an #ATS2021 Twitter ambassador!

If you are selected as an ambassador, you will:

  • Live tweet at least one session as a thread.
  • Complete and post about the ATS 2021 game, San Diego Sleuth, including a screenshot of you with the prize!
  • Post about your excitement for #ATS2021 starting May 1, leading up to the launch on May 14!
  • Share your stories and the things you love about the annual conference!

Ambassadors will receive a personalized image to use for promotion on Twitter, retweets by @atscommunity, and a certificate of completion.

Interested? Email to apply. Please include your Twitter handle, a short bio, and a photo for the promotional image.

This is also the last week to save on registration for ATS 2021, so register for the conference today!