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Upcoming Twitter Chat – Community-Acquired Pneumonia!

Join Joshua P. Metlay, MD, PhD, @jmetlay and Kristina Crothers, MD, @kriscrothers to discuss the new ATS Clinical Practice Guidelines: Diagnosis and Treatment of Adults with Community-acquired Pneumonia. An Official Clinical Practice Guideline of the American Thoracic Society and Infectious Diseases Society of America

When: 2 p.m. ET, Dec. 3, 2019
Where: Twitter, using the hashtag #ATSchat


Asthma Modules Available – CME Provided by the ATS!

Increase your knowledge about asthma and severe asthma and gain up to four CME credits!

The American Thoracic Society and the American Academy of Family Physicians have partnered to bring you a four-module online education program that spans proper diagnosis of asthma and severe asthma, patient communication strategies to increase treatment adherence and maintain control, evidence- based and case-based planning for diagnosis and treatment and lastly, an overview of the current clinical trial data on the safety and efficacy of existing targeted therapies.

Funded by educational grant support from GSK and AstraZeneca.

Learn more!


CORE Training Webinar Series

The ATS Core Training Webinar was developed by members of the ATS Training Committee, and is intended for all trainees in pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine, including medical students, graduate students, residents, clinical fellows, and postdoctoral fellows.

Join us next week for “Choosing Your Omics,” a webinar focused on genomics, and how the data is generated, analyzed, and shared. It will provide an overview of the strengths and weaknesses of this approach.

When: 12 p.m., ET, Dec. 4, 2019
Where: Online. Register now!

Questions about the ATS Core Training Webinar can be sent to Lauren Lynch



Deadline Approaching: AJRCCM Critical Care-Focused Special Issue

The American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine (AJRCCM) is considering papers for an upcoming special issue focused on adult and pediatric critical care, encompassing basic science, translational medicine, clinical application/clinical trials, and epidemiological studies.

With an impact factor of 16.49, the AJRCCM is positioned to help raise awareness of the current progress and continuing needs for research in critical care. We invite you to submit your original contributions for consideration in this special focused issue.

Submissions should conform to the AJRCCM’s formatting requirements, and should mention the special, critical care-focused issue at the top of the cover letter. Authors with questions should contact Marc Bendian at

Submit Now!

Deadline: Dec.16, 2019


COPD Webinar – Download Available

COPD is the third leading cause of death in the United States, and November is COPD awareness month.

Download webinar, “Spectrum of COPD Treatment: A Collaborative Discussion with a Family Physician, Pulmonologist, and Patients,” presented by the American Thoracic Society and the American Academy of Family Physicians. This webinar will feature a collaborative discussion about COPD management, care coordination, and treatment with a family physician, pulmonologist, and patients.

This webinar is sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Where: Online.