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Last Day to Submit! ATS 2022 Call for Input

Today is the last day to submit proposals for conference programming for ATS 2022! We are accepting submissions in all areas of respiratory, critical care, and sleep medicine with a clinical, basic science, and/or translational focus. You can submit your proposal online in any of the following types:

  • Postgraduate Course (Didactic)
  • Postgraduate Course (Skills-Based)
  • Scientific Symposium
  • Meet the Experts

See the full submission criteria.
Deadline: 5 p.m. ET, today, June 30, 2021


Upcoming Events

Industry Innovations, “The Intensivists’ Gastrostomy”

Percutaneous ultrasound gastrostomy (PUG) is an innovative bedside procedure that is safe and facilitates timely G-tube feeding access. Join us for a discussion of the novel, ultrasound, and magnetic-enabled technology, as well as current practice and experience with PUG. See the next advancement in the shift to bedside procedural care, including the ability to perform concomitant Tracheostomy and PUG.

When: June 30, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. ET
Register now!

Sponsored by CoapTech


CME Opportunity! Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency (AATD): Early Recognition, Diagnosis and Appropriate Management

Led by 2 AATD experts, the program will address the most current information on the screening, diagnosis, and treatment of this potentially fatal disorder. Faculty will review patients who are at risk for AATD, its clinical manifestations (including similarities with COPD) and possible consequences to the lung and liver. Current treatment involves augmentation therapy with IV administration of AAT; there are ongoing investigations into other potential treatments. Patient cases will help clinicians apply the foundational information to clinical practice.

Full CME information is available on the site.

When: July 14, 2021
Register now!

Supported by an educational grant from Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A, Inc.



New! NHLBI Air You Wear Challenge

Through the Air You Wear Challenge, the NHLBI aims to broadly stimulate the research and development of processes and technologies that actively address the different outpatient issues associated with supplemental oxygen.

Learn more!


One Month Left to Apply! ATS Fellow Program

The ATS Fellow designation is a mark of distinction, conferring recognition on members for their accomplishments, dedication, and contributions to the Society, as well as to the fields of pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine. Learn more and apply now!

The new ATS Fellows will be announced this fall and recognized at ATS 2022.

Deadline: July 31, 2021


Watch Now! TB Prevention Call to Action

On June 16, the World Health Organization (WHO) Global Tuberculosis Programme hosted a high-level event on TB prevention. Watch now, and view the full WHO newsflash.