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Last Day to Submit Abstracts for ATS 2022!

Today is the last day to submit an abstract for the ATS 2022 International Conference in San Francisco! Abstracts can report on basic, translational, and clinical science research; epidemiologic, social, biobehavioral, and psychosocial investigations; or educational and quality improvement projects.
If you would like guidance as you begin the submission process, please see our resources:

View the full submission criteria, and begin yours today!
Deadline: 5 p.m. ET, today, Nov. 3, 2021

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Upcoming Events

Journal Club

Join us for, "Defining Modern Pulmonary Rehabilitation: An Official American Thoracic Society Workshop Report."

When: 1 p.m. ET, Nov. 3, 2021
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Industry Innovations, “Prone Positioning: What’s New?”

This program will provide a comprehensive look at proning, including the latest evidence and practical applications of proning patients on various levels of respiratory support. 

When: 12 p.m. ET, Nov. 8, 2021
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Sponsored by Fisher & Paykel Healthcare 


The Important Role of Caregivers and Caregiving in Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care

Hosted by the ATS, this webinar is presented as part of the “Lung Disease Week at the ATS” initiative, a program designed to facilitate information exchange between patients and experts on matters relating to lung and airway disorders. This is a collaborative effort between the ATS Public Advisory Roundtable, the TSC Alliance, and the Cystic Fibrosis Research Institute.

When: 1 p.m. ET, Nov. 9, 2021
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Industry Innovations, “Advances in Single-Use Bronchoscopy Across Sites of Care”

Join us todiscuss the advancements of single-use bronchoscopy and their clinical application across various patient profiles and sites of service in the hospital.

When: 6:30 p.m. ET, Nov. 17, 2021
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Sponsored by Boston Scientific.


EGPA: Facilitating Prompt Recognition and Optimal Treatment

"EGPA: Facilitating Prompt Recognition and Optimal Treatment," a one-hour activity led by three EGPA experts, will address the most current information on the diagnosis, treatment initiation, and long-term monitoring of this rare eosinophilic disorder. Full CME information is available here.

Expires: Nov. 13, 2021
Register and get started now!

Supported by an educational grant from GlaxoSmithKline.


PINE Series: COVID-19 Pneumonia

“Pulmonary Infection Network of Experts” (PINE) seeks to highlight a different pulmonary infection each month in an interactive format.

When: 4 p.m. ET, Nov. 17, 2021
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Scientific & Mini Symposia 2021 Program

  • AII 1350 - Scientific Symposia, “Beyond Alum and Capsular Polysaccharides: Novel Vaccine Approaches for Pulmonary Infection”

When: 12 p.m. ET, Nov. 4, 2021
Register here!

  • RSF Mini-Symposia, “Illuminating Lung Structure and Function via Novel Imaging”

When: 1 p.m. ET, Nov. 16, 2021
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  • PEDS - Mini Symposia, “Leaving a Mark – Intrinsic and Extrinsic Regulators of Asthma and Lung Function”

When:  5 p.m. ET, Nov. 17, 2021
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ALAT Virtual Critical Care Conference 2021

Join the ATS and the Asociación Latinoamericana de Tórax (ALAT), as well as the Sociedade Brasileira de Pneumologia e Tisiologia (SBPT) for the ALAT Virtual Critical Care Conference.

When: Dec. 8, 2021, through Dec. 10, 2021
Register here!


Submit Your Nominations for Elizabeth A. Rich, MD, Award

For more than two decades, the Elizabeth A. Rich, MD, Award has been presented to an outstanding woman in the American Thoracic Society who has made significant contributions in the fields of pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine. We are now accepting nominations for the 2022 recipient!The recipient will be recognized at the Women’s Forum at the ATS 2022 International Conference, at which she will be invited to speak.

Nominate a colleague today!
Deadline: Nov. 24, 2021


Innovations in Fellowship Education

The ATS is calling for all adult and pediatric fellowship training programs to submit abstracts showcasing innovative education work done within their pulmonary, critical care, sleep, or allergy training programs for consideration for the 2022 ATS Innovations in Felloship Education Program. We are particularly interested in fellowship innovations addressing racial/ethnic disparities or improving diversity, equity, or inclusion.

Learn more!
Deadline: Dec. 17, 2021


Have Your Case Featured: ATS Quick Hits!

Send us your cases! The ATS is looking for submissions to the Quick Hits, the image-based-case question series. Share your knowledge of pulmonary and critical care medicine. Learn more and submit a case today! 



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