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Stat July 18, 2018

Call for Nominations: Future ATS President

One of the responsibilities and privileges afforded to ATS members is the choice of the Society’s leaders.

The ATS Nominating Committee invites you to nominate colleagues for the position of ATS Secretary-Treasurer, 2019-2020. The successful candidate will advance through the leadership offices and serve as ATS President in 2022-2023.

Please carefully consider the qualifications and nominate colleagues who you believe would move the ATS mission forward. Self-nominations are accepted. 

The deadline for submitting letters of interest is Tuesday, July 31. Learn more.


Reminder: Apply to be an ATS Fellow!

The ATS is currently accepting applications for its second class of ATS Fellows, open toindividuals who have been an ATS member for five or more years.With recognition at the ATS International Conference, on the ATS website, and in member publications, the ATS Fellow designation is a mark of distinction, honoring members for their accomplishments, dedication, and contributions to the Society, as well as to the fields of pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine. For questions, refer to the ATS Fellow FAQs.

Apply now!


ATS Training Committee Webinars

This year, the ATS Training Committee piloted a series of webinars featuring ATS leadership and members, including ATS President Polly Parsons, MD; Immediate Past-President, Marc Moss, MD;  Monica Kraft, MD;  Jadwiga Wedzicha, MD; and others, in which they covered research and career development topics.
The webinars, listed below, are available online now. Some also include a 10-minute podcast summary.


Survey Request: American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology (AJRCMB)

We would greatly appreciate it if you would take the time to fill out a brief survey to help us understand how the American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology (AJRCMB) serves the needs of the ATS and its members.

Thank you for helping to make the AJRCMB the Journal of choice for basic science related to Lung, Respiratory, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine.


2018 Latin American Critical Care Conference

Join the ATS, the Sociedade Brasileira de Pneumologia e Tisiologia, and Asociacón Latinoamericana de Tórax (ALAT) for the  2018 Latin American Critical Care Conference, “Treatment of the Acutely Decompensating Patient: Best Practices for Mechanical Ventilation,” this September in São Paulo, Brazil.
Presenters include Marcelo Amato, MD; Laurent Brouchard, MD, HDR; Trish Kritek, MD, EDM; Bob Kacmarek, PhD, RRT; and Carmen Barbas, MD, PhD.
When: Sept. 6-8, 2018
Where: São Paulo, Brazil