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2019 ATS Innovations in Fellowship Education – Accepting Abstracts

The American Thoracic Society (ATS) understands and values the importance of a fellowship training program that is designed to ensure academic and clinical success and lifelong learning. As such, the ATS is calling for all adult and pediatric fellowship training programs to submit an abstract showcasing innovative education done within their pulmonary, critical care, sleep or allergy training program.

The abstracts will be considered for the 2019 ATS Innovations in Fellowship Education (IFE) Program, and evaluated based on their innovation, transferability, sustainability, and outcomes, with an emphasis on innovation.

The deadline to submit Innovations in Fellowship Education abstract is Monday, Nov. 5, 2018.

For more information, contact Lauren Lynch, director of ATS Education Programs.


2019 Respiratory Health Awards Nominations

Nominations for the 2019 Respiratory Health Awards, to be presented at the ATS 2019 International Conference in Dallas, Texas, are now being accepted.

Respiratory Health Awards are granted for outstanding work in various aspects of respiratory health.  Learn more about the awards or view past awardees.

If you have questions, please e-mail Nominations must be received by Oct. 5, 2018.


Journal Club: Assembly on Sleep and Respiratory Neurobiology

The Assembly on Sleep and Respiratory Neurobiology  is pleased to announce its next Journal Club. Dr. Kyle Chapman of West Virginia University will be presenting “Trial of Prazosin for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Military Veterans;” N Engl J Med. 2018 Feb 8;378(6):507-517.

When: Sept. 27, 2018; 12 p.m., EST
Where: Online and on the phone. Please use a landline phone or VoIP for the call. Reserve your Webinar seat today.


Lung Transplant Week at the ATS

As part of "Lung Transplant Week at the ATS" and in conjunction with PAR partner the Lung
Transplant Foundation, the American Thoracic Society will host a webinar, "Emerging Innovations to Advance Lung Transplant Patient Outcomes" TODAY.

The webinar will be presented by Jeffrey Goldstein, president and founder of the Lung Transplant Foundation; Steven P. Keller, MD, PhD, from Brigham and Women's Hospital; Andrea C. Furia-Helms, MPH, from the Food and Drug Administration; and Susan Guo, MD, from the New Mexico Cancer Center.

When:   Sept. 26, 2018; 12 p.m. EST
Where:  Online.  You can register here.


ATS 2019 Call for Abstracts and Case Reports

The American Thoracic Society is now accepting scientific abstracts and case reports for consideration for the ATS 2019 International Conference, May 17–22, in Dallas, Texas!

The ATS International Conference is the longest running, large-scale conference in the world and hosts more than 14,000 attendees working in pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine. The ATS is seeking:

  • Scientific Abstracts, which can report on basic, translational, and clinical science research; epidemiologic, social, biobehavioral, and psychosocial investigations; or educational and quality improvement projects.
  • Case Reports, which must describe a single, unique case.


Submit by Wednesday, Oct. 31, 5 p.m. EST.
See complete submission guidelines.