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Stat September 27, 2017

Membership Hardship Relief Program

Members of the American Thoracic Society whose lives and livelihoods have been severely affected by the devastating effects of recent earthquakes or other natural disasters are eligible to apply to the Membership Hardship Relief Program, which provides assistance to active members by maintaining their membership and receipt of the ATS journals for one year at no cost. If you are eligible by virtue of being in an area declared as disaster-stricken and would like to participate, please complete a brief form and submit it by email to, or mail it to:

ATS Concierge
American Thoracic Society
25 Broadway, 18th Floor
New York, NY 10004

Innovations in Fellowship Education

The ATS is calling for all adult and pediatric fellowship training programs to submit an abstract showcasing innovative and novel best education practices for the 2018 Innovations in Fellowship Education Program. We are also encouraging programs to  submit their abstracts to the general ATS 2018 Call for Abstracts for consideration. Please submit via the ATS Assembly on Behavior Science and Health Sciences Research (BSHSR) under the Professional, Education and Training sub classification. If selected, BSHSR, in collaboration with the Section on Medical Education, will program the Innovations abstracts in a session based on the best fit.

To submit an Innovation Abstract, click here.

Deadline: Oct. 30

This Week: Children’s Interstitial Lung Disease

Join the ATS in recognizing Sep. 24-30 as chILD Week. Visit our website for resources, with contributions from Greg Porta of the chILD Foundation, a PAR Partner, and ATS Leader James Hagood, MD.

Journal and Advocacy Press Releases

Don’t miss the following research and government relations updates.

Last Reviewed: October 2017