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Apply Now To Be An ATS Fellow!

The ATS is accepting applications for the third 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 through July 31, 2019.  Apply today!


Register Now:  Second EGPA Collaborative Webinar

Join us for the second installment of the FREE webinar, “The EGPA Collaborative: The Patient Journey and Cases of Appropriate Multidisciplinary Management,” available on June 6, 2019.

This webinar, presented by the American Thoracic Society in partnership with AKH Inc., will address the diagnosis, treatment initiation, and long-term monitoring of this rare eosinophilic disorder. You will learn how to:

Review the clinical presentation, and signs and symptoms of EGPA.

  • Describe the ANCA-associated vasculitides.
  • Describe the diagnostic evaluation of EGPA.
  • Identify treatment options for initial therapy and recalcitrant disease.

The presenting faculty is comprised of ATS members and EGPA experts, including:

  • Michael E. Wechsler, MD, MMSc, Chair.
  • Philip Seo, MD, MHS.
  • Praveen Akuthota, MD.

Register now!

To view the first installment of the webinar series, click here



ATS 2020 Call for Input

The 2020 International Conference of the American Thoracic Society, will be held May 15-20, 2020 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

The ATS is seeking input for sessions in all areas of respiratory, critical care and sleep medicine with a clinical, basic science and/or translational focus. Input should be in the form of a session proposal in any of the following types:

  • Postgraduate Course (didactic only).
  • Postgraduate Course (hands-on demonstration).
  • Scientific Symposium.
  • Workshop.
  • Sunrise Seminar.
  • Meet the Professor Seminar.

Deadline: 5 p.m. EST, June 26, 2019.

All proposals must be submitted online though the ATS Call for Input website.


Reminder! Apply Now for ATS Foundation Research Program Grants

Last year, the ATS Foundation awarded 30 grants totaling $1.6 million. The 2019 cycle is now open, and 17 unrestricted grants are available, including one grant specific to nurses.

Deadline to submit an LOI is June 17, 2019.

Apply today!


Donate to the ATS Foundation with AmazonSmile

We hope you were able to join us at the 11th Annual ATS Foundation Research Program Benefit where Sharon Rounds, MD was honored with the Breathing for Life Award!

You don’t have wait until the ATS Foundation Benefit to support young researchers. By shopping at and selecting the “ATS Foundation (dba Breathing Better: Curing Respiratory Diseases Through Research)” as your charity of choice, Amazon will donate 0.5 percent of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchase to the ATS Foundation! Because the ATS covers the administrative costs of the Foundation, 100 percent of your gift will go directly to funding research grants. 

The ATS Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the American Thoracic Society. It supports young researchers with grants that help them to launch their research, and ultimately, their careers. It is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization established in 2004.