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Stat October 12, 2016

Members Agree Climate Change Affects Patient Health

survey of international members of the American Thoracic Society found that 96 percent of respondents agreed that climate change is occurring, and 81 percent indicated that climate change has direct relevance to patient care. Compared to a similar survey of American ATS members, more international physician members reported that climate change was affecting their patients “a great deal” or a “moderate amount” (69 percent international vs. 44 percent U.S.). View detailed survey results in the October issue of the Annals of the American Thoracic Society.

Now Open: Award for Innovations in Fellowship Education

All adult and pediatric fellowship training programs are invited to submit abstracts showcasing innovative best education practices done within their pulmonary, critical care, sleep, or allergy training programs. Learn more!

Deadline Friday: Elizabeth A. Rich, MD Award

The ATS 2017 Elizabeth A. Rich, MD Call for Nominations is closing soon. Nominate yourself or an outstanding female colleague today.

Still Accepting Letters of Interest: AnnalsATS Editor

The ATS is conducting a search for the next editor of the Annals of the American Thoracic Society (AnnalsATS). John Hansen-Flaschen, MD, has served as the Annals editor since April 2012. Letters of interest for the position are being accepted through Dec. 1, and the incoming editor will be named for a five-year term starting April 1, 2017. Apply to become the new editor.

Last Reviewed: October 2017