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ATS Journals Receive 2019 Impact Factors

We are pleased to announce that the Impact Factor  for the three ATS journals rose this year! AJRCCM rose from 16.494 to 17.452, and AJRCMB rose from 4.34 to 5.373. AnnalsATS rose from 4.026 to 4.836.

Congratulations to the journal Editorial teams!


ATS 2021 Call for Input

The ATS 2021 International Conference will be held May 14-19 in San Diego, California.

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)
  • Postgraduate Course (Skills-Based)
  • Scientific Symposium
  • Sunrise Seminar
  • Meet the Professor Seminar

Deadline: 5 p.m. ET, July 29, 2020

Learn more!

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



Become an #ATS2020 Virtual Social Media Ambassador!

#ATS2020 Social Media Ambassadors will help build the virtual conference community!

To become an Ambassador, your Twitter/Instagram account must be public. Ambassadors will:

  • Tweet at least once per day during #ATS2020 Virtual (August 5-10, 2020) with the hashtag #ATS2020.
  • Live tweet at least one session.
  • Stream one Twitter live or Instagram live broadcast during ATS 2020 Virtual.

Social Media Ambassadors and their handles will be listed on the ATS conference website, along with a list of sessions being live-tweeted. We’ll also do a #FF from @atscommunity for all Ambassadors!

Interested? DM @atscommunity or contact Stephanie Fulgione, social media manager, for more information!


Industry Innovations Webinar Series

Treatable Traits Approach Towards COPD Management for Busy Pulmonologists

This program will provide a concise update for busy pulmonary practitioners using a case-based approach with a focus on the implementation of the concepts of this “treatable traits” approach in COPD management.

This webinar is only for HCP’s located in the U.S.

When: 6:30 p.m. ET, July 7, 2020
Register now

Webinar is sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline. 


A New Direction in PAH: A Potential Therapy for Rebalancing BMPR2 Signaling

This program will focus on the imbalances in BMPR2 and activin receptor signaling that may drive PAH progression. A new therapeutic approach that aims to rebalance this signaling will be discussed in the context of potential disease modification.

When: 6:30 p.m. July 14, 2020
Register now!

Webinar is sponsored by Acceleron.


Upcoming Events

Science and Innovation Center Webinar: Lung Regeneration

Visit the Science and Innovation Center to hear Purushothama Rao Tata, MSc, PhD, discuss the latest findings in stem cell biology. The session will be moderated by Elizabeth Redente, PhD, and David Lagares, PhD, MSc.

When:  2 p.m. ET, July 15, 2020
Register now!


Looking Toward the Future in LAM

As part of "LAM Week at the ATS" and in conjunction with PAR partner the LAM Foundation, the ATS will host, "Looking Toward the Future in LAM,” presented by Nishant Gupta, MD.

When: 2 p.m. ET, July 16, 2020
Register now!


Virtual BEAR Cage Competition

Join the ATS DDDD Committee for the 6th Annual BEAR Cage competition.

Watch finalists Sydney Montesi, MD; Marva Seifert, PhD,  MPH; and Björn Wieslander, PhD, present their proposals to a panel of experts, and take part in a Q&A.

When: 12 p.m. ET, July 23, 2020
Register now!