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Stat May 15, 2019

Respiratory Health Awards Announced!

At the ATS 2019 International Conference in Dallas, TX, the ATS will recognize awardees with Respiratory Health Awards representing outstanding contributions to the field of respiratory health through a variety of means, from research and diagnosis to education and advocacy.

Jahar Bhattacharya, MD, PhD, professor of medicine, physiology and cellular biophysics, as well as director of lung research in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the Columbia University Medical School will deliver the Amberson Lecture, titled “Lung Injury Seen Through the Lens of the Alveolus.”

John Hansen-Flaschen, MD, ATSF, and Meir Kryger, MD, will receive the Distinguished Achievement Award, and Jacob I. Sznajder, MD, will receive the Trudeau Medal.

Awards will be presented during the Awards Session.

When: Sunday, May 19, 4:30 - 5:45 p.m.
Where: Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas, Hall A (Level 2)


#ATS2019 – Join the Conversation!

Just like last year, ATS 2019 will offer a variety of ways to engage on social media, whether you’re in Dallas or not!

ATS members can now add their social media information to their member pages on, under “Update your Profile” to make it easy to connect with other ATS members on social media. It will also allow you to print your Twitter handle on your ATS 2019 badge.

Make sure to follow the ATS on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat. (Find us by searching for @atscommunity). Select sessions will be shown on Facebook Live throughout the conference.


ATS Foundation Research Program Grants – Apply Now!

Last year, the ATS Foundation awarded 30 grants totaling $1.6 million. The 2019 cycle is now open, and 15 unrestricted grants are available, including one grant specific to nurses.

Deadline to submit an LOI is June 17, 2019.
Apply today!


Pediatric Research and Education at ATS 2019

Join top pediatric-focused professionals during the International Conference to learn about exciting clinical and research advances in pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine that affect infants, children, and adolescents. 


Reminder! Apply Now to be an ATS Fellow!

We are now accepting applications for the 3rd year of the ATS Fellows program - ATSF. The ATS Fellow designation is a mark of distinction that recognizes the accomplishments, dedication, and contributions of ATS members to the Society and the fields of pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine.

If you have been an ATS member for five or more years, consider applying. Applicants must complete an application and submit two letters of reference in addition to a personal statement. Learn more.
We are accepting applications from May 1, 2019 through July 31, 2019.  Apply today!