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Save on ATS 2017 With Early Registration

The ATS 2017 International Conference will take it back to where it all began in 1905 — Washington, DC! This can’t-miss conference will connect you to the cutting-edge tools and research you need to stay ahead in your field. Now in its 113th year, the International Conference is the longest running, large-scale conference in the world offering groundbreaking research in pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine. Programming represents numerous areas of research and topics, and features hands-on and interactive learning opportunities.

Register now and receive a discount on registration and your choice of hotel.

Call for Late-Breaking Abstracts

The American Thoracic Society is now accepting late-breaking scientific abstracts for ATS 2017, May 19–24, in Washington, DC. See complete submission details and guidelines. The deadline to submit is 5 p.m. ET, Wednesday, Feb. 1.

Education In Action!

From pocket guides, procedure manuals, and self-assessment tools, to podcasts, webinars, and tailored learning opportunities, the ATS is committed to providing you with the resources you need to stay ahead — at every stage of your career. Check out the ATS Education video to learn more.

Collaborative Journal Club

The Assemblies on Pediatrics (PEDS) and Allergy, Immunology and Inflammation (AII), and Section on Genetics and Genomics are pleased to announce the next live Journal Club, from 1–2 p.m. EST, Jan. 6. Discussants include: Len Bacharier, MD; Theresa Guilbert, MD; Stanley J. Szefler, MD; Robyn T. Cohen, MD, MPH; and Katherine E. Fleming-Dutra, MD. Registration is required for webinar participation. Be sure to reserve your seat!

Join the Ninth Annual ATS Foundation Research Program Benefit

When you register for ATS 2017, please also register for the Ninth Annual ATS Foundation Research Program Benefit. The benefit supports and celebrates the Research Program and our early-career investigators dedicated to scientific discovery and improved patient care. This year, the Foundation is proud to honor David M. Center, MD, with the Breathing for Life Award. In addition to single tickets to the benefit, reserved seating packages are available. The Society and the ATS Foundation would like to thank Genentech for its generous Sapphire Level commitment of $100,000 in support of the event, and AstraZeneca for their Gold Level commitment of $25,000. For information on corporate or institutional opportunities, contact Lara Endreszl at

Still Time to Join the ATS Assembly Challenge

The annual challenge taps into the grassroots community — and competitive spirit — of the ATS Assemblies in support of the ATS Foundation.

Will you join your many colleagues and make a gift today?

Current results are as follows:

  • Most dollars raised: Clinical Problems with $58,885
  • Highest member participation: Nursing with 18.18%
  • Most first-time donors in December: The contest is wide open for first-time gifts!

The Assembly Challenge continues through midnight EST Dec. 31. Ensure your gift is credited to your Assembly, contribute online today.

Last Reviewed: October 2017