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Justin Lui, MD Named 2021 Ziskind Clinical Research Scholar Awardee

The ATS is pleased to recognize Justin K. Lui, MD, the recipient of the 2021 ATS Ziskind Clinical Research Scholar Awards.

Dr. Lui stood out in a crowded field of prestigious clinical researchers applying for the award. Dr. Lui is a fellow in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine and a MS candidate in the Applied Biostatistics Program at Boston University School of Public Health. His research focuses on clinical outcomes in patients with systemic sclerosis-related pulmonary hypertension.

The Ziskind Clinical Research Scholar Award recognizes outstanding pulmonary and critical care fellows in clinical research and medical education. It is named after Morton Ziskind, MD, a highly respected clinical researcher and educator at Tulane University.

Congratulations, Dr. Lui!


Upcoming Events

ATS 2021!

ATS 2021opens this week, with all the scientific programming you’ve come to expect, along with Live Q&A forums, a full Industry Solutions Center, and access to content on-demand through July 2!

Please note that the COVID Update will return on May 22, following the 2021 ATS International Conference. To access our related resources, please visit our website.


Industry Innovations, “Update on Sotatercept from the Phase 2 Clinical Program: A Potential Therapy Targeting the Underlying Cause of PAH”

Join us for a presentation focused on an investigational therapy that may rebalance BMPR-II/activin receptor signaling.  

When: 6:30 p.m. ET, May 26, 2021
Register now!

Sponsored by Acceleron


ATS PAR Meet-the-Experts Patient/Family Forum

This live virtual patient education event is being held in conjunction with ATS 2021 and in cooperation with the patient advocacy organizations of the ATS Public Advisory Roundtable.

Learn more!

When: 10 a.m. ET, May 15, 2021
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4DMedical Teaming Up with ATS Diversity Fund at ATS 2021!

During the ATS 2021 International Conference, respiratory imaging disruptor 4DMedical is partnering with the ATS to make better health care technologies accessible to those who need it the most.

On behalf of each attendee who visits the 4Diversity fundraising page during ATS 2021, 4DMedical will donate $50 to ATS’s diversity initiatives. By simply visiting the “4Diversity” web page and viewing a 30-second video about the initiative, conference attendees can register their support for this ATS corporate social responsibility endeavor to help raise funds.

Read more!


Last Chance to Apply! 2021 ATS Assembly Mentoring Programs

The deadline is approaching to be considered for ATS Mentoring Programs, which pair early to mid-career professionals with senior members of their respective assemblies. This virtual program is designed to facilitate connections and help mentees grow through individualized attention.

Currently, all ATS Assemblies are offering mentoring programs: 

Please visit our ATS Mentoring Program page to learn more or contact Nicole Feijoo.

Deadline: May 14, 2021


Apply Now! #ATS2021 Social Media Ambassadors

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

If so, 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!
  • 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.