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CC Journal Club

The Assembly on Critical Care is pleased to announce its next online Journal Club at noon ET today. Santhi Iyer Kumar, MD, will discuss the article “Therapeutic exercise attenuates neutrophilic lung injury and skeletal muscle wasting,” published in Science Translational Medicine. Janice Liebler, MD, will moderate. The first author of the study, D. Clark Files, MD, will also join, as well as Parizad Torabi-Parizi, from the Critical Care Medicine Department at the National Institutes of Health. Reserve your seat.

Benefits of Joining the BEAR Cage

“The BEAR Cage is a terrific way to gain an additional set of mentors and connections within pulmonary medicine. Just having the experience on your resume will open doors for your career. Applying is easy, there’s no need for a lengthy proposal. Submit today!” –Jake Brenner, MD, PhD, winner of the ATS 2016 competition

Learn about how you can pitch your research idea in front of the ATS 2017 panel, enter the BEAR Cage.

Give Back This Holiday Season

There’s “Black Friday.” There’s “Cyber Monday.” And now there’s #GivingTuesday—proving the holidays can be about both giving and giving back. #GivingTuesday is a powerful social movement that culminates with a global day of giving on Nov. 29. Join the ATS Foundation this #GivingTuesday—learn about the ways you can help.

COPD Week Through Nov. 12

Now through Nov. 12, the ATS Public Advisory Roundtable will recognize patients and families with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and provide numerous resources. Learn from our experts.

Endorsed Courses

The following meetings are endorsed by the American Thoracic Society.

On Jan. 17, 2017, join “A Celebration of Cardiopulmonary Physiology from the Nobel Prize to the Modern Era” commemorating the 60th Anniversary of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine awarded to André Cournand, MD, Dickinson Richards, MD, and Werner Forssmann, MD. The event will take place at Bellevue Hospital/NYU School of Medicine (Farkas Auditorium). The symposium will celebrate the growth, development, and evolution of cardiopulmonary physiology in medicine. For more information, inquires, and registration, email: Marla Hymes at

You’re invited to the Thomas L. Petty Aspen Lung Conference “Environment and Global Lung Health: Exposure, Susceptibility and Intervention” June 7-10, 2017 at the Gant Conference Center, Aspen, Colorado. The majority of chronic lung diseases are due to environmental exposures and occupational toxicants. The conference will focus on understanding the mechanisms by which exposures cause chronic lung diseases and developing novel strategies to limit or prevent these diseases. To address this theme the program is organized into a series of thematic sessions, with a concluding Conference Summary. The deadline for abstracts is Feb. 14. For more information, contact: Lisa A. Maier, MD, c/o Jeanne Cleary, (303) 358-2797 or

Last Reviewed: October 2017