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Register Now! ATS 2021!

At ATS 2021, you’ll learn about the revolutionary insights and breakthrough discoveries that are shaping the future of medicine. Join the thousands of pulmonary professionals who are gathering to share the latest advances in the fields of pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine during the ATS International Conference.

There will also be opportunities to connect directly with other participants, in formal and informal networking events, as well as via our ATS DocMatter community.

View the Program at a Glance and register today for ATS 2021!


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Deadline Extended!  CHEST Foundation and ATS Research Grant in COVID-19 and Diversity

There is still time to apply for the  CHEST Foundation and ATS Research Grant in COVID-19 and Diversity!
Applications must address clinical or community-related aspects of COVID-19 that focus on an underrepresented minority patient group.

Deadline: April 16, 2021


 ATS ASPIRE Fellowship

The ATS ASPIRE Fellowship aims to develop the next generation of pulmonary & sleep physician-scientists and leaders.

The program includes a collaboration between ATS and several outstanding institutions that have strong Pulmonary/Critical Care/Sleep training programs. Learn more and apply today!

Deadline: April 19, 2021


Upcoming Events

Assemblies on AII and RCMB Joint Interactive Workshop: Constructing a Roadmap to Further Inclusion at ATS

Join us for a workshop on supporting the pipeline of women and underrepresented physician-scientists, discussing the recent ATS Scholar article, “Inclusion in the Pulmonary, Critical care, and Sleep Medicine Physician-Scientist Workforce. Building with Intention.”

When: 2 p.m. ET, April 12, 2021
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Lung Transplant: Pulmonary Fibrosis and the Big Picture of Lung Disease

Join us for a virtual roundtable discussion, “Lung Transplant: Pulmonary Fibrosis and the Big Picture of Lung Disease,” presented as part of the “Lung Disease Week at the ATS” initiative. This webinar is a collaborative effort between the ATS Public Advisory Roundtable, the Lung Transplant Foundation, and the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation.

When: 1 p.m. ET, April 15, 2021
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Core Training Webinar, “The Alphabet Soup of Grants”

When: 12 p.m. ET, April 14, 2021
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You can also view archived webinars!


2021 BEAR Cage Competition

The ATS Drug Device Discovery and Development Committee invites you to attend the seventh annual BEAR Cage (Building Education to Advance Research) Competition!

Log on, cheer on our three finalists, and hear an update from 2020 BEAR Cage winner Sydney Montesi, MD! Be there when we announce the 2021 BEAR Cage Competition winner live!

When: 2 p.m. ET, April 29, 2021
Join us!


Journal Clubs

Join the Assembly on Thoracic Oncology to discuss, “Evidence for Expanding Invasive Mediastinal Staging for Peripheral T1 Lung Tumors” CHEST 2020; 158(5): 2192-2199 PMID 32599066.

When: 4 p.m. ET, Today, April 7, 2021
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The ATS Assembly on Pulmonary Rehabilitation present “Effects of Low-Load/High-Repetition Resistance Training on Exercise Capacity, Health Status, and Limb Muscle Adaptation in Patients with Severe COPD.”

When: 12 p.m. ET, April 20, 2021
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The ATS Assembly on Sleep and Respiratory Neurobiology and American Academy of Sleep Medicine present, “Behaviorally based adherence program for pediatric patients treated with positive airway pressure.”

When: 11 a.m. ET, April 26, 2021 
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2021 Diversity and Women’s Forums Virtual

ATS Women’s Forum Virtual

The annual ATS Women's Forum recognizes the achievements and supports the advancement of women in pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine and research.

Our Keynote speaker this year is Michelle Ng Gong, MD, MS, chief, Division of Critical Care and Pulmonary Medicine at the Montefiore Medical Center Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

When: 4:30 p.m. ET, May 15, 2021
Pre-recorded zoom webinar, available in ATS Center


ATS Diversity Forum Virtual

The annual ATS Diversity Forum focuses on diversity within the fields of pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine and research. All ATS members are invited!

The goal of this year’s Diversity Forum is to provide attendees with a greater awareness and understanding of how diversity is incorporated into the ATS values and to inspire attendees to take steps to improve diversity at their own institutions.

When: 1:30 p.m. ET, May 16, 2021
Where: Pre-recorded zoom webinar, available in ATS Center


Forum of International Respiratory Societies: Vaccine Equity and Access – A Global Imperative

Vaccines against COVID-19 are a key complimentary intervention to bring the pandemic under control globally. To overcome the pandemic and reduce inequities in global health, COVID-19 vaccines should be available in every country. For the health of everyone, equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines is urgently and quickly needed in all countries.

Read the full statement.