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Helping the World to Breathe

The American Thoracic Society has premiered a docuseries about the Society’s commitment to advancing global respiratory health through multidisciplinary collaboration, education, and advocacy!

The docuseries, Helping the World to Breathe, draws awareness to innovative, multidisciplinary partnerships and advanced technology to develop treatments for patients with lung disease. The 16-episode series features some of the leading respiratory health specialists throughout the world discussing how bringing together subspecialties with diverse perspectives and tailored rigorous clinical training help to shape a culture of collaboration, which in turn may improve access to care and reduce long standing health inequalities.

Learn more and watch now!


ATS Members Get 20 Percent Off! Visit the ATS Store    

Visit the new ATS Store! In addition to new pulmonary, pediatrics, sleep, critical care, and general interest products, you'll also find:

  • 39 of the most popular sessions from the ATS 2021 International Conference.
  • 5 Postgraduate Courses.
  • Management Procedure Manual.
  • The ATS Critical Care Board Review Question Book!

Purchase 5 sessions and receive a 15 percent discount.
Visit the ATS CME/MOC site before the end of the year to get your Accreditation points. Clinicians outside the U.S. can also earn Accreditation points.


Apply Today!

The ATS is accepting full applications for the following grants:

  • ATS/4DMedical Research Grant in Asthma using X-ray Velocimetry (XV) Lung Ventilation Analysis Software (LVAS)
  • ATS/4DMedical Research Grant in IPF using X-ray Velocimetry (XV) Lung Ventilation Analysis Software (LVAS) 
  • ATS/Alpha-1 Foundation Research Grant
  • ATS/Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Research Grant in Nasal High Flow

Learn more and apply.
Deadline: 11:59 p.m. ET, Jan. 11, 2022


Upcoming Events and Deadlines

Last Day to Nominate!

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.

Today is the last day to nominate a colleague!
Deadline: Nov. 24, 2021


Industry Innovations, “Managing COVID-19 in Hospitalized Patients: Current Treatment Landscape”

Key data from pivotal clinical trials, including time to recovery, mortality, and safety, will be discussed, providing the evidence base for their use in hospitalized COVID-19 patients.      

When: 6:30 p.m. ET, Nov. 30, 2021
Register now.

Sponsored by Eli Lilly and Company


Scientific & Mini Symposia 2021 Program

  • EOPH MS, “Emerging Science in Tobacco Product Exposures”

When: 4 p.m. ET, Dec. 2, 2021
Register now.  

  • EOPH MS, “Up in Flames- Implications of Biomass Exposures”

When: 4 p.m. ET, Dec. 9, 2021
Register now.


Reddit Ask-Me-Anything (AMA)

Join ATS member Lekshmi Santhosh, MD, MAEd, for a Reddit AMA addressing questions about COVID-19 and influenza vaccinations!

When: 1 p.m. ET, Dec. 7, 2021
Where: Reddit, subreddit r/coronavirus


PINE Webinar Series, “World HIV Day”

Join us for the next webinar in the “Pulmonary Infection Network of Experts” (PINE) series, which seeks to highlight a different pulmonary infection each month. 

When: 4 p.m. ET, Dec. 8, 2021
Register now.


The Application Portal is now open for the ATS 2022 BEAR Cage Competition!

The ATS Drug Device Discovery and Development (DDDD) Committee invites you to apply to the eighth Annual BEAR Cage (Building Education to Advance Research) competition!

The top three submissions chosen by the DDDD Committee will pitch their research proposals to a panel of translational science experts representing academia, industry, and governmental sectors in front of a live audience at the ATS International Conference in May 2022 in San Francisco.

Learn more!
Deadline: Feb. 28, 2022