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Impact Factor Release for AnnalsATS

We are happy to announce that the Annals of the American Thoracic Society (AnnalsATS)received its first Impact Factor (IF), with a ranking of 4.006.
The American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine’s  IF was 15.239 in the most recent rankings released in June, and the IF for the American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology , the ATS home for basic science research, was 3.79.


DEADLINE APPROACHING: ATS 2019 Call for Abstracts and Case Reports

The deadline to submit scientific abstracts and case reports for consideration for the ATS 2019 International Conference, May 17–22, in Dallas, Texas is next Wednesday, Oct 31!

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. ET.
See complete submission guidelines.


ATS Critical Care Board Review Question Book is Available

The American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Critical Care Medicine Certification exam is scheduled for Nov. 12, 2018 and the ATS can help you prepare!

The ATS Review for the Critical Care Boards  and ATS Critical Care Board Review Question Book are still available in the ATS Store!

ATS members save 20 percent on the ATS Review book!
Please email with any questions.


Upcoming Twitter Chat:

Join the ATS and Dr. Sanjay Patel for a Twitter chat on the new guidelines surrounding weight management and obstructive sleep apnea. Dr. Sanjay Patel is contributing.

When: Nov. 5 at 5 p.m. ET
Where: Twitter, using the hashtag #ATSchat


Influenza Resources

As flu season ramps up, the ATS has resources you can use. Review the archived Influenza chat in our Twitter moments, using the handle @ATScommunity.

The ATS also has a Patient Information Resource for influenza, in addition to many other diseases and conditions.