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Deadline Extended: Ziskind Clinical Research Scholar Award

There is still time to nominate someone for the Ziskind Clinical Research Scholar Award!

The Ziskind Clinical Research Scholar Award is an ATS Foundation award that honors pulmonary and critical care fellows engaged in clinical research. To be considered for the Ziskind Clinical Research Scholar Award (a one-time award of $500), applicants must first be nominated by a faculty mentor, division director, program director, or asso­ciate program director.

Deadline: April 19, 2019

Upcoming Assembly Webinars:

  • The Section on Genetics and Genomics, the Assembly on Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology, and the PhD and Basic and Translational Scientists Working Group announce the third webinar in the LungMAP Resource Series

David Warburton, MD, ATSF, of Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles will conduct a live webinar presentation of LungMAP-Fantastic Voyage. Participants will take a virtual trek through reconstructions of the pediatric lung using 3D MicroCT/Microscopy Volume Renderer (3D MMVR), a new visualization tool.

When: 1 p.m. EDT, April 22, 2019
Where: Online. Register today!

  • The Section on Medical Education webinar presents, “Elevate Yourself: Tools and Tips to Craft a Successful Elevator Pitch”

Kristina Dzara, PhD, MMSc, will discuss the merits of an elevator pitch, and how best to present experience and skills in a concise, impactful fashion, just in time for the ATS 2019 International Conference. Dr. Dzara is a PhD Medical Educator with appointments at Harvard Medical School, Harvard Macy Institute, and Northeastern University. 

When: 3 p.m. EDT, April 23, 2019
Where: Online. Register now!


Sign Up Now for Educational Consulting at ATS 2019

The Educational Consulting Service provides coaching, mentoring, and consulting to all members of the ATS community to improve both the content and delivery of a wide range of educational sessions.

If you are looking for tips, feedback, or advice for presentations at ATS 2019 or even proposals for ATS 2020, the Educational Consulting Service can help. Consultants have open office hours at the Center for Career Development (Hall B, Level 2) on Sunday, May 19 between 9 a.m. and 11 am.  If you can’t make that time, you can also sign up to request a one-on-one coaching session. You will be matched with a consultant who will contact you to arrange a meeting onsite.

When: 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.  CDT, May 19, 2019 or by appointment

Where:  Center for Career Development (Hall B, Level 2) in the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center Dallas

New Red in Motion!

In the latest episode of Red in Motion, we highlight the major findings of Ke Ni and colleagues’ paper, “PD-1/PD-L1 Pathway Mediates the Alleviation of Pulmonary Fibrosis by Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells in Humanized Mice,” published in the June 2018 issue of the American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology.

Don’t forget that in celebration of AJRCMB's 30th Anniversary, submission fees will be discontinued for all of 2019! This limited-time policy began on Jan. 1, 2019 and will remain in effect throughout the year, ending on Dec. 31, 2019. Submission guidelines can be found in the journal's instructions for contributors.


E-Preview – What’s Hot in Critical Care Medicine at ATS 2019

Don’t miss the best in critical care at the ATS 2019 International Conference! Join other critical care-focused professionals during the International Conference to learn about exciting clinical and research advances. Full registration is open for ATS 2019, as well as registration for sessions, workshops, and other events, so you can reserve your spot now!

Some highlights include:

Learn more and register for ATS 2019 today!