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Stat June 19, 2019

One Week Left! ATS 2020 Call for Input

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


American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine Releases Update Series

Throughout the summer, the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine (AJRCCM) is releasing its annual Update Series, which reviews articles published last year. For the first time, the articles will include authors from each of the three current American Thoracic Society journals.

The series addresses research in Asthma/Airway Inflammation, Cystic Fibrosis, COPD, Critical Care/ARDS, Pulmonary Fibrosis, and Lung Infections and Tuberculosis. By including authors from the American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology and Annals of the American Thoracic Society, the AJRCCM Update Series will highlight diverse advances across the field in each of the chosen disease areas, from a variety of perspectives.


AnnalsATS Announcement 

David Lederer, MD, editor of AnnalsATS, is resigning on July 8, 2019 to assume a new position in industry. Colin Cooke, MD, currently serving as a deputy editor at AnnalsATS, will assume his responsibilities on an interim basis until a permanent replacement is identified.

PAR Lung Disease Week: Scleroderma

June is Scleroderma month, and the ATS will recognize "Scleroderma Week at the ATS,” June 23-29 as part of its PAR Lung Disease Week at the ATs series.

The ATS will host a webinar, "Treatment for Scleroderma Interstitial Lung Disease,” in conjunction with PAR partner, the Scleroderma Foundation. The webinar will be presented by Kristin Highland, MD, of the Cleveland Clinic.

When:   3 - 4 p.m. EST, June 27, 2019
Where: Online. Register now!


ATS 2019 Attendee Audit

The ATS is one of the few associations to have an independent-third-party perform an attendee audit of our conference. The attendee audit validates the conference registration numbers to ensure we are reporting accurate information.

The attendee audit is performed by Exhibit Surveys, Inc. If you attended ATS 2019, you may receive an email or telephone call from Exhibit Surveys, Inc. to verify your attendance at the conference. The verification consists of a few quick questions which may include some of the demographic data you provided via the registration process. This is done to ensure accuracy of the information. 

If you receive the email or telephone call from Exhibit Surveys, Inc., we would greatly appreciate it if you would take a few minutes to answer their questions.