2013 Conference Preview

April 12

  • ATS 2013 Expands Educational OfferingsThe American Thoracic Society International Conference has steadily grown into one of the largest gatherings of pulmonary, critical care, and sleep clinicians and researchers in the world ever since its inception in 1905. Each year, organizers listen to their colleagues and ATS members and commit themselves to building on what attendees find invaluable. More
  • ATS Exhibit Hall Showcases the Cutting Edge of Science and Patient CareThe ATS Exhibit Hall is your destination to learn about the latest therapies, medical devices, publications, and research services. Meet with experts, participate in live demonstrations, and compare products and services. No matter your goal, you will leave the Exhibit Hall better prepared to improve your research, practice, investigations, and patient care. More
  • Register for ATS 2013 by April 15 to Save $65The American Thoracic Society's 2013 International Conference will take place May 17 to 22, in Philadelphia, the birthplace of American medicine. Register by April 15 to save $65. More
  • Get Connected at ATS 2013At ATS 2013, scientists and clinicians—from early career professionals to seasoned experts—will have many opportunities to connect with each other. This face-to-face interaction opens up new possibilities for collaboration, which may lead to new discoveries in science and patient care. More
  • Assembly Leaders Highlight Not-to-be-Missed PresentationsAmerican Thoracic Society's 13 assemblies have highlighted these abstracts as some of the most interesting to be presented at the 2013 International Conference in Philadelphia. The abstracts submitted are reviewed and programmed by the ATS Assembly Program Committees. More
  • Fellows Track Symposium Enhances Learning ExperienceWhile first-time attendees and early career professionals appreciate the breadth and depth of the International Conference, some may find it a bit overwhelming. To help fellows and other early career professionals make the most of their educational experience, the Society will once again present the Fellows Track Symposium. More
  • Visit ATS 2013 for the WeekendToo busy to attend all of ATS 2013? For the first time, the ATS is offering the Weekend Special: Take one postgraduate course on Saturday, May 18, and then attend the regular Sunday, May 19, sessions of interest, including clinical core sessions that have been submitted for Maintenance of Certification credits or points, the Year in Review session, and sessions on clinical trials presented by government agencies and other external organizations. More

March 1

  • ATS 2013 in Philadelphia: Immerse Yourself in DiscoveryThe ATS 2013 International Conference, May 17-22, in Philadelphia, will bring experts in pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine together in the birthplace of American medicine. More
  • Spotlight on Scientists at ATS 2013Science is central to the ATS International Conference. This year, the ATS is introducing and reintroducing some great features tailored to basic and clinical scientists: the Science Core, Science and Innovation Center, and Basic Science Center. More
  • Sunrise Seminars Complement the ATS 2013 Learning ExperienceWhat better way to greet the day during ATS 2013 than by attending a Sunrise Seminar and enjoying a continental breakfast? Attendees will have a chance to choose from 50 Sunrise Seminars, which run a gamut of issues facing specialists in pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine, and are offered from 7 to 8 a.m. Monday, May 20; Tuesday, May 21; and Wednesday, May 22. More
  • ATS Exhibit Hall: A Resource for LearningAn abundance of learning opportunities will be available in the ATS 2013 Exhibit Hall. Whether your goal is to compare products and services, participate in live demonstrations, or meet with experts, you will leave the Exhibit Hall better prepared to improve your research, practice, investigations, and patient care. More
  • Postgraduate Courses Meet Many Educational NeedsClinicians and scientists who need to sharpen their diagnostic skills or learn about the latest research discoveries find ATS postgraduate courses a valuable and convenient way to remain at the forefront of their field or learn about new areas of medicine. ATS 2013 will offer 25 postgraduate courses that run the gamut from basic science to hands-on clinical training in pulmonary, critical care, and sleep. More
  • ATS Foundation Honors Legend in Pulmonary MedicineAll ATS 2013 attendees are invited to a special evening reception Saturday, May 18, devoted to supporting research and recognizing a legend in the pulmonary and internal medicine world, Gerard "Gerry" M. Turino, MD. More
  • Nursing Assembly Expands Sessions, Adds Workshop, Offers Contact HoursThe Nursing Assembly has added a nursing skills workshop, expanded sessions from years past, and, for the first time, attendees will receive credit where credit is due: 20-plus sessions will offer nursing contact hours for continuing education credit. More
  • Tour Philadelphia with the ATS: Penn Lung Center, CHOP, BarnesThe Society invites you to tour two of the world's leading medical facilities for pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine, or visit one of the finest collections of Impressionistic, post-Impressionistic, and early 20th-century art during ATS 2013. More
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