May 21, 2013

Free Access to Conference Webcasts

ATS has arranged to provide 12 months of free access to 2013 International Conference webcasts as a benefit of your ATS 2013 conference registration.*

Last Chance to Pick up Copies of Medical Journals and Magazines

Pick up free copies of leading medical journals and news magazines at the ATS 2013 Journal & Magazine Annex between the entrances of Hall A and B in the Pennsylvania Convention Center. The following publications will be on display until Wednesday afternoon:

Future ATS International Conferences

May 16-21, 2014
San Diego

Calendar of Special Events

6:45 to 7:45 a.m.
PCC3-Pediatric Clinical Core Curriculum Sleep and Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia

Sessions to Feature Research and Clinical Trials

Learn the latest findings from several studies and organizations, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Epidemiology of Pneumonia in the Community study, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Inner City Asthma Consortium, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute’s Division of Lung Diseases Specialized Centers of Clinically Oriented Research Program, and the COPDGene study. All sessions are from noon to 1 p.m.

Symposium to Address Role of Obesity in Critical Illness

With nearly a third of the U.S. population considered obese, the challenges of obesity affect nearly every aspect of medicine.

Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Pocket Guide Available

The ATS is pleased to announce the availability of a new pocket guide based on the 2011 ATS/ERS/JRS/ALAT statement, Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: Evidence-Based Guidelines for Diagnosis and Management.

Pediatric Year in Review Looks at Treatment Strategies

From common to rare diseases and conditions, the presentations at Tuesday’s “Pediatric Year in Review” will give attendees both new treatment strategies and scientific breakthroughs in the management of children with cardiopulmonary disease. The review will be from 2 to 4 p.m. in Terrace Ballroom II (400 Level) Pennsylvania Convention Center.

Women’s Forum Recognizes Lareau

Ann Dixon, MD (right), chair of the ATS Membership Committee, presented the Elizabeth A. Rich, MD, Award to Suzanne Lareau, RN, MS, of the University of Colorado College of Nursing, Aurora, during Monday’s Women’s Forum.

Alpha-1 Marks 50-year Milestone

The landmark discovery of Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency came 50 years ago, and the ATS will pay tribute to that discovery during a Wednesday symposium, “Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency: The Next 50 Years.”