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Ready for ATS 2022? Verify Your Vaccination Now!

We can’t wait to see you in San Francisco! As always, your safety is important to us. Please review our Health & Safety Protocol to see the measures we have put in place. Please note that all attendees must verify vaccination status prior to picking up their registration badge, so we recommend you verify in advance. Don’t forget to take a screen shot when you receive your green check to show at the door for fast and easy access to registration!

Haven’t registered yet? Don’t miss out on the Year in Review sessions, Scientific Symposia, and Poster discussions, Industry Theaters, and Guru Bars, that offer you the abundance of learning and networking opportunities you've come to expect. Register now!

You can also register for the ATS Research Program Benefit, the biggest networking event at ATS 2022! Join us to kick off ATS 2022 at a "Welcome Home" reception in support of the Research Program. We’d like to thank Genentech as Sapphire Level Supporter of the Benefit.


2022 Respiratory Innovation Summit

Congratulations to the companies selected to participate in the Respiratory Innovation Summit in San Francisco!

Hosted by the American Thoracic Society, the 2022 Respiratory Innovation Summit will unite the innovators, investors, clinicians and advocacy groups who are leading the charge to create powerful new treatments for deadly and debilitating diseases of the lungs and airways.

For 2022, the focus areas are fibrosis, inflammation, and COVID-19. The agenda also includes an executive leadership panel, business development panel, and plenty of time for networking among posters from innovative companies. For questions or to learn more, please email Michelle Turenne.

When: May 13 – 14, 2022
Register now!


Upcoming Events:

Reddit Ask-Me-Anything

Join Andrew J Halayko, PhD, FCAHS, ATSF for an AMA on the latest research on asthma.

When: 12 p.m. ET, today, April 20, 2022
Where: /r/medicine


ATS Core Training Webinar, “A Hitchhiker’s Guide to ATS 2022”

When: 12 p.m. ET, April 27, 2022
Register now.


The International Health Committee Presents, “Climate Change and Lung Health - Challenges and Solutions After COP26”

When: 12 p.m. ET, April 27, 2022
Register now.


Industry Innovations, “REPLACE: (Riociguat rEplacing PDE5i therapy evaLuated Against Continued PDE5i thErapy): A Look at Phase IV Study Data

When: 12 p.m. ET, May 09, 2022
Register now.

Sponsored by Bayer Healthcare 


PAR Patients and Experts Forum, “Improving Lung Health: What’s on the Horizon”

Join the ATS Public Advisory Roundtable (PAR) for the 16th annual free patient/family education day event.

When: 10 a.m. PT, May 14, 2022
Where: San Francisco Marriott Marquis Hotel

Please RSVP by May 4, 2022, to Mr. Courtney L. White. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination status will be required for entry.



Two New Trials Listed on ATS Clinical Trial Resources Site

Two new currently recruiting trials by Sanofi were listed on the ATS Clinical Trial Resources page. The goal of this page is to connect the ATS community to current, ongoing clinical trials in pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine being conducted by participating pharmaceutical and device companies.

AERIFY 1 (EFC16750) is a clinical research study for former smoker patients with moderate to very severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), to evaluate an injectable investigational study drug. The study will enroll approximately 186 patients with COPD in approximately 47 study centers throughout the United States.

AERIFY 2 (EFC16819) is a clinical research study for former smoker patients with moderate to very severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), to evaluate an injectable investigational study drug. The study will enroll approximately 279 patients with COPD in  approximately 86 study centers throughout the United States and Canada.
Please visit the ATS Clinical Trial Resources page to learn more about these trials or contact Vlada O’Hara for additional information.


Call for Papers: ATS Scholar Special Collection on Global Education in Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine

ATS Scholar is planning a special themed collection, focusing on education across the world. We are seeking manuscripts focused on education of learners at all levels in health professions education as well as those addressing continuing education.

ATS Scholar invites original research, review articles, innovations, and video submissions for consideration. “View from the Learner” commentaries from trainees are also encouraged. If you have questions regarding a potential submission, please contact Nitin Seam, MD, editor-in-chief.
Submissions are due by June 30, 2022 and should mention the special themed collection at the beginning of the cover letter. Please contact Jen Stinnett with any questions about formatting.

Learn more and begin your submission today.