2018 Conference Preview

March 17

  • Register Now for ATS 2018 and SaveMake your plans now to attend the American Thoracic Society 2018 International Conference, May 18-23, in San Diego.

    If you register by March 21, you’ll be rewarded with the lowest rate for the conference—a savings of $160* off the cost of a full member registration onsite. Registering now has other benefits as well. You can secure your reservations to ticketed events, purchase tickets for the 10th Annual ATS Foundation Research Program Benefit, and select your hotel accommodations. More
  • Keynotes: From Medical Education to MacrophagesRenowned speakers from around the globe will present cutting-edge research on a multitude of topics during ATS 2018. Many of these topics go beyond pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine to also include infectious disease, allergy, and immunology. More
  • Access Cutting-Edge Science and ResearchAt ATS 2018, you’ll hear from world-renowned clinicians and scientists who will reflect on milestones in the pulmonary, critical care, and sleep fields. They will discuss how advances in science will change respiratory medicine. And they will share the very latest research and scientific findings through approximately 6,700 abstracts and case reports, and 500 sessions. More
  • Technology Transforms Attendee ExperienceTake advantage of technology to maximize your ATS 2018 experience. Use it to plan your itinerary, connect with colleagues, and interact with presenters and speakers during sessions. More
  • Early Career Professionals Feel the ConnectionWhether you are a graduate or medical student, medical resident, clinical or postdoctoral fellow, or junior faculty member, the ATS is committed to your pursuit of a successful career in pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine. To foster career development among early career professionals, ATS has developed a number of sessions, networking opportunities, and resources to make your experience at ATS 2018 San Diego more rewarding and educational, regardless of your chosen career track. More
  • Earn MOC Points, CME Credits, and Nursing CEThe ATS plans to offer Maintenance of Certification points and CME for participation in the Core Curriculum and selected symposia. Participants will have the flexibility to take MOC exams for any or all of the eligible symposia attended at the conference to earn MOC. More
  • Donohue Will Receive Breathing for Life AwardJames F. Donohue, MD, will be honored with the Breathing for Life Award at the 10th Annual ATS Foundation Research Program Benefit on Saturday, May 19. Dr. Donohue is division director emeritus of pulmonary diseases and critical care medicine at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. More