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ATS 2017 Recap

Drawing more than 16,000 attendees, 42 percent of which were international colleagues who joined from more than 100 countries around the world, the ATS 2017 International Conference was one of the most well attended in the ATS’s 113-year conference history. Catch the recap for pulmonary/critical care and for sleep medicine.

Alpha-1/Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Week at the ATS

The American Thoracic Society and PAR partner, the Alpha -1 Foundation, are highlighting information that can be helpful in managing chronic lung disease. Learn more below.

Assembly Webinars

These Webinar Journal Clubs are sponsored by the following ATS assemblies.

  • Assembly on Allergy, Immunology, and Inflammation: “Mepolizumab or Placebo for Eosinophilic Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis” at 12:30 p.m. ET, Thursday, Sept. 7. Reserve your seat now.
  • Section on Medical Education: “Code Blue: Implementing in situ mock codes to improve teamwork and patient care in the medical ICU” at 11 a.m. ET, Friday, Sept. 22. Reserve your seat now.

SRN Assembly Opportunity

The Sleep Research Network will hold a meeting, Sept. 25‒26, in Bethesda, Maryland. The ATS Assembly on Sleep and Respiratory Neurobiology invites you and colleagues to attend! Register by Sept. 4 to:

• Hear the latest on the sleep research mission at the NIH.
• Get updates on the definitions of clinical trials and requirements for clinical trial studies by the NIH.
• Learn about funding opportunities for sleep research through the DOD.
• Discover opportunities to collaborate and network with groups interested in cross-institutional studies.

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Last Reviewed: October 2017