Calendar of special events

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Last day to visit the Exhibit Hall

11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
Workshop: “Choosing the Right Mentor” with Marc Moss, MD, Brendan Clark, MD, and Madison Macht, MD, all of the University of Colorado, Denver
Center for Fellows and Junior Professionals, Room 130, Moscone Center

11:30 a.m to 1 p.m.
ATS Membership Meeting
Highlights include the President’s Lecture, which will be given by Michael Rosenblatt, MD, executive vice president and chief medical officer of Merck and Co., and former dean of the Tufts University School of Medicine, and an address by incoming ATS President Monica Kraft, MD, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, N.C.
Rooms 102-103-104, South Building (Lower Level), Moscone Center

Noon to 1 p.m.
Charles Atwood, MD, University of Pittsburgh, will discuss and demonstrate “Portable Monitoring/Continuous Positive Airway Pressure.”
Clinicians Center, Exhibit Hall

Noon to 2 p.m.
Meet John Hansen-Flaschen, MD, new editor of the Proceedings of the American Thoracic Society.
Clinicians Center, Exhibit Hall

12:15 to 1 p.m.
Workshop: “Publishing Your Manuscripts” with Michael Matthay, MD, University of California, San Francisco
Center for Fellows and Junior Professionals, Room 130, Moscone Center

1 to 1:45 p.m
World Spirometry Day discussion
Clinicians Center, Exhibit Hall

1 to 2 p.m.
Career development: “Scientific Careers in Academia and Industry” with Lynn M. Schnapp, MD, University of Washington, Seattle, and David G. Morris MD, FCCP, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
Science and Innovation Center, Exhibit Hall

2 to 4:30 p.m.
C91 “Late-Breaking Clinical Trials”
Topics to include acute lung failure, idiopathic fibrosis, septic shock, malignant pleural effusions, acute kidney injury and smoking cessation.
Rooms 2001-2003, West Building (Level 2), Moscone Center

3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Workshop: “Grantsmanship” with Bill Altemeier, MD, University of Washington, Seattle; Anne Dixon, MD, University of Vermont, Burlington; and Michael R. Blackburn, PhD, University of Texas Medical School at Houston
Center for Fellows and Junior Professionals, Room 130 Moscone Center

8:15 to 10:45 a.m.
D6 “Behavioral Sciences Year in Review: Celebrating the BSA’s 20th Anniversary”
Rooms 304-306, South Building (Esplanade Level), Moscone Center

8:15 to 10:45 a.m.
D12 “The Changing World of Drug Discovery and Development”
Sponsored by the ATS Drug Device Discovery and Development Committee, this session will look at the increasing complexities of defining targets, larger and more sophisticated clinical trials, and the hurdles of bringing new therapies to patients.
Rooms 132-133, North Building (Lower Level), Moscone Center