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Stat December 20, 2017

Join an Assembly to Maximize Your Membership

As an ATS member, you can join a primary and secondary assembly at no extra cost. These member communities share similar interests within the broad fields of respiratory, critical care, and sleep medicine. Membership in an assembly provides countless networking and collaboration opportunities. Nearly 90 percent of ATS members belong to an Assembly. Join one today! View all assemblies here. Then simply email your preferred assembly to, and we will update your record for you!

Vote Now for Future Leaders!

Voting for Assembly Leaders is now open online. View the ballot and vote. Members of the Society's 14 assemblies can vote for their future leaders online instead of during membership meetings at the International Conference. You must be a member of an assembly to vote for its leaders. Learn more.

Journal Clubs & Podcasts

Join the Assembly on Thoracic Oncology Journal Club Webinar at 9:30 a.m. ET, Friday, Jan. 26, featuring the article: "Tracking the Evolution of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer" (New Engl J Med. 2017;376:2109-2121). Reserve your seat today. You can also view past Journal Clubs and Webinars.

Don’t miss the most recent releases from ATS Podcasts:

Fellow Chat: On the Interview Trail? Some pointers from Dr. Dan Herr

Ramped versus sniffing position for intubation in critically ill adults

Providing Charitable Medical Care

Advanced Care Nurse Practitioners in the ICU

Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Commercial Motor Vehicle Drivers: What Do We Do Now?

Fellow Chat: How to Develop Research Collaborations with Dr. Gregory Martin

Twitter Chat Recap

Miss our inaugural Twitter chat? Catch the recap! "New Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) Guidelines: A discussion of the new guidelines developed by the ATS and the Japanese Respiratory Society for diagnosis and care of LAM." Read the Nov. 28 #ATSchat recap.

Announcing 2017 Unrestricted Research Grants Recipients

The American Thoracic Society Foundation has announced that 16 researchers have been awarded unrestricted research grants totaling more than $1 million to advance pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine around the world. These one-year, $40,000 grants can be used to support basic science, patient-oriented, and public health research, and can be an enormous stepping stone to a successful career. See the complete list of ATS 2017 Foundation Research Program Unrestricted Grants recipients.