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Stat July 22, 2020

New ATS Clinical Practice Guidelines

New Guidance on Safely Restoring Elective Pulmonary and Sleep Services

An ATS-led international task force has released a guidance document to help guide clinicians on restoring elective in-person pulmonary and sleep services as COVID-19 incidence decreases in their communities. Read more, and join us for a Twitter chat discussing these guidelines “Restoring Pulmonary and Sleep Services as the COVID-19 Pandemic Lessens.”

When: 11 a.m. ET, July 30, 2020
Where: Twitter, using #ATSchat

Stay tuned for an upcoming on-demand webinar discussing the guidelines, happening Aug. 4 on DocMatter!

New Practice Guideline on Tobacco Dependence Treatment

The new clinical practice guideline on treatment for tobacco dependence in adults addresses how clinicians may deal with patients’ reluctance to quit, one of a number of issues not previously assessed in the older guidelines. Read more. 


ATS 2020 Virtual: Registration Open!

Featuring scientific sessions, ePosters, a vibrant exhibit hall and industry sessions, specialty events, and unique networking opportunities, ATS 2020 Virtual remains the event where “Today’s science meets tomorrow’s care.”  

Attendees have unlimited access to the platform through Nov. 10 and will have access to a variety of networking opportunities, from Expert Chats to Industry Insights!  Register now!

Interested in becoming an ATS 2020 Social Media Ambassador? Learn more!


Upcoming Events

Use of Big Data in Translational Research

Join the Science and Innovation Center to discuss the use of big data in medical care.

When: 1 p.m. ET, TODAY, July 22, 2020


Tomorrow! Virtual BEAR Cage Competition

See which finalist will win this year’s BEAR Cage competition!

When: 12 p.m. ET, July 23, 2020


Industry Innovations

“Chronic Rhinosinusitis with Nasal Polyps: From Pathophysiology to Management” is a non-CME, disease state presentation highlighting chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps.

When: 6:30 p.m. ET, July 28, 2020

Sponsored by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation.

Promoting Recovery in Critically Ill Older Adults with COVID-19: Bench to Bedside

Join the Aging in Critical Care Interest Group & Lung Aging Research Working Group for a webinar.

Date: 3 p.m. ET, July 30, 2020


CME Opportunities:

Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Lung Disease

Learn what’s new in nontuberculous mycobacterial lung disease from a panel of experts who will discuss best practices for diagnosis and management of this increasingly common disease. Download slides, and complete the video modules to earn Continuing Medical Education credits. CME information is available on the website.

This opportunity is supported by Insmed.


Individualizing Treatment for Severe Asthma

Join us for "Individualizing Treatment for Severe Asthma," presented by the ATS and AKH, to learn  about the mechanisms of action and clinical trial data relating to the safety and efficacy of current and emerging therapies for severe asthma.

When: 1 p.m. ET, July 30, 2020
Register! CME/CE information is available on the website.


Deadline Approaching! 2020 ATS Fellow Application

The ATS Fellow designation is a mark of distinction that recognizes the accomplishments, dedication, and contributions of ATS members to the Society and the fields of pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine.

If you have been an ATS member for five or more years, consider applying. Applicants must complete an application and submit two letters of reference in addition to a personal statement. Learn more.

Applications will continue to be acc through Aug. 31, 2020. Learn more!