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Call for Papers ERS 2017

The American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine is planning a special issue to be published and distributed at the 2017 European Respiratory Society International Congress, September 9-13, 2017 in Milan, Italy. The AJRCCM welcomes submissions from our global respiratory community with research papers in respiratory medicine, critical care, and sleep disorders. In particular, the editors seek papers involving clinical trials, epidemiology, and clinical translational research.

Begin your manuscript submission.


  • All submissions should conform to AJRCCM’s formatting requirements as outlined in the Instructions for Contributors
  • Authors intending to submit should notify Marc Bendian at
  • Be sure to mention the ERS Congress special issue in your online submission cover letter

The deadline for consideration is July 1. Submissions to the special edition will be considered for acceptance and publication in regular issues of AJRCCM as well.

ATS 2018 Call for Input is Now Open

The American Thoracic Society is seeking program proposals for the ATS 2018 International Conference, May 18–23, in San Diego, California, which will explore the latest scientific discoveries and clinical advances that are transforming the practice of medicine.

If you’ve attended the ATS International Conference and walked away inspired, this is your opportunity to share your own insights and expertise at the leading scientific conference in respiratory medicine, which draws more than 15,000 pulmonary, critical care, and sleep professionals from around the world.

The ATS is accepting input for sessions in all areas of respiratory, critical care, and sleep medicine, with a clinical, basic science, and/or translational focus. Proposals may be submitted in any of the following formats:

  • Meet the Professor Seminars
  • Postgraduate Courses, Didactic
  • Postgraduate Courses, Hands-On Demonstration
  • Scientific Symposia
  • Sunrise Seminars
  • Workshops

See the complete submission guidelines.

Deadline: 5 p.m. ET, Wednesday, June 28

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17 #ATS2017 Notable Tweets

Of the over 17,000 members and visitors from 102 countries attending last week’s ATS 2017 in Washington, DC, below are some of our favorite tweets using the official conference hashtag #ATS2017.

  • Allison Shelley‏ @allishelley

I’ve been reporting from medical conferences for some 15 years and this never used to happen #ATS2017

  • Blanca Himes@blancahimes

Impressive work behind the Research Innovation and Translation Achievement Award won by Avi Spira this year #ATS2017

  • Atul Malhotra, MD@AtulMalhotra13

Congrats to Zea Borok for winning the Elizabeth Rich award!!! Well deserved. Fabulous acceptance speech #ATS2017

  • Geeta Mehta‏ @geetamehta0

Wonderful example of a diverse panel #ATS2017.  Drs. @Terri_Hough, Bakhru, and Hope. Session: ICU exercise, rehab, recovery, survivorship

  • WakePCCM@WakePCCM

Discussing autophagy: friend or foe? #ATS2017

  • Neha Dangayach@drdangayach

#ATS2017 another great day for innovative science at poster session Hall B-C

  • LungSpecialist@LungConsultant

Excellent talk on ambitious VALOR trial by @DrewMoghanaki at #ATS2017. Randomises operable #lungcancer pts to surgery vs SABR

  • Nick Hopkinson‏Verified account @COPDdoc

Climate change & asthma #ATS2017 CO2 levels directly increase pollen count thunderstorm asthma ground level ozone dust storms wildfires

  • Eric Topol@EricTopol

Survival for sepsis is highly influenced by time to antibiotic treatment #ATS2017

  • ATS Crit Care@ATSCritCare

Hot off the press! 2 great studies published today, presented at #ATS2017. #NEJM #JAMA

  • Amanda Tatler@amandatatler

So much to contemplate, so many ideas #ATS2017

  • James Kiley, PhD @NHLBI_LUNGDir

Excited to kick off the #COPDactionplan at #ATS2017 with #NHLBI partners and take proactive steps to reduce the burden of the disease.

  • Jorge Antonio López@drjorgecabrera

In 2015, smoking killed more than 6 million people with a global loss of nearly 150 million disability adjusted life years #ATS2017

  • Ruvandhi @ruvandhi

86% of persons with active #TB in U.S. developed TB after a period of #LTBI. Need to expand testing & treatment inc private sector #ATS2017

  • Viren Kaul, MD @virenkaul

Fellows are downing that coffee and getting excited about the exciting FTS! #ATS2017 #ATSEarlyCareer

  • Luis Ortiz @luis_ortiz

So many people at the networking exchange. It’s like a can of sardines #ATS2017 #ATSEarlyCareer

  • Sean Barnes, MD, MBA @DrSeanBarnes

Really impressed with how @atscommunity mentors early career professionals #ATSEarlyCareer @atsearlycareer #PedsICU #ATS2017

Last Reviewed: October 2017