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Submit Your Recent Late-breaking Research for ATS 2019!

The ATS is now accepting recent, groundbreaking research  impacting the fields of pulmonary, critical care, or sleep medicine for the ATS 2019 International Conference, May 17‒22, in Dallas! Abstracts can report on any of the following:

  • Basic, translational, and clinical science research.
  • Epidemiologic, social, biobehavioral, and psychosocial investigations.
  • Education and quality improvement projects.

It is anticipated that fewer than 50 percent of the late-breaking abstracts submitted will be accepted. Please note that case reports and research previously submitted in November 2018 will not be accepted. See complete submission details and guidelines.

Submit Now!

Deadline: Wednesday, Jan. 30, 5 p.m. ET


Applications Now Accepted: 2018 ATS Foundation/Fisher and Paykel Healthcare Ltd. Research Award

Fisher and Paykel research grant available for investigators interested in respiratory support with nasal high flow (NHF) for patients with COPD! Projects may have a broad scope, including COPD patients both in acute care during exacerbation as well as those in chronic care.

Applicants may request up to $50,000 per year for two years, starting in April 2019. Grantees will be notified in March 2019.

To be eligible for this award, applicants must:

Fully funded by Fisher & Paykel.

To learn more, please see the FAQ , or contact the ATS Foundation Research Program at

Applications are available on the Foundant Technologies Website. The application period opens Dec. 17, 2018.  The deadline is Feb. 13, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. ET.

Call for Submissions: AJRCCM ATS 2019 Conference Issue

The American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine (AJRCCM) is planning a special issue to be distributed at the ATS 2019 International Conference, May 17–22, in Dallas, Texas.

The AJRCCM (impact factor: 15.24) welcomes submissions from our global respiratory community on respiratory medicine, critical care, and sleep disorders. While all original research will be considered, the editors are particularly seeking interventional clinical trials, as well as observational and translational studies, including real-world studies in respiratory, critical care, and sleep medicine.


  • All submissions should conform to the AJRCCM's formatting requirements, as outlined in the Instructions for Contributors.
  • Be sure to mention the ATS Conference special issue in your online submission cover letter.

 If you have any questions, please contact Marc Bendian.
Submissions for the special edition will also be considered for acceptance and publication in regular issues of AJRCCM.

Deadline:  Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019


Congratulations to 2019 ATS Fellows!

The ATS Fellow designation is a mark of distinction in recognition of the accomplishments, dedication and contributions members have made to the Society as well as to the fields of pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine. Learn more about the 2019 ATS Fellows now!

ATS Fellows will also be recognized on the ATS website, and at the ATS 2019 International Conference, where they will receive a certificate and a pin.


2019 ATS Resident Boot Camp: Teacher Sign-Up Deadline Approaching

The 2019 Resident Boot Camp will be held in Dallas Texas on Friday, May 17, 2019 and Saturday May 18, 2019, at the beginning of the ATS 2019 International Conference. The course includes interactive large group sessions, small group workshops, and hands-on, experiential training with a low faculty-to-resident ratio.

Please review the sessions below and respond to our on-line survey by Friday December 21, 2018 if you would like to volunteer to teach. The Boot Camp will feature adult and pediatric tracks.

To sign up to teach at the 2019 Boot Camp, please complete a brief online survey.