May 17, 2015

ATS Offers Breadth of Clinical Offerings

Comprehensive and interactive clinically based programming will give ATS 2015 attendees the ability to return home confident that they possess the knowledge that they need to stay abreast of changes in the field and to immediately apply that knowledge to their patient care practices. When developing your ATS 2015 itinerary, keep these clinically focused educational offerings in mind.

Pulmonary Rehab for Acute COPD Exacerbations

An afternoon scientific symposium today will address the impact of acute exacerbations on patients with COPD, allowing participants to consider the benefits and challenges of providing pulmonary rehabilitation in the post-exacerbation period.

AJRCCM Editor to Appear in ATS 2015 Sessions

The new editor of the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Jadwiga A. Wedzicha, MD, PhD, will share her expertise at several ATS 2015 sessions this week.

Hear Great Cases from Fellows and Master Clinicians

Two sessions today will focus on actual cases that have confronted fellows and master clinicians. The first will be the “Fellows Case Conference” from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., which will be followed by “Great Cases: Clinical, Radiologic, and Pathologic Correlations by Master Clinicians.”

ATS Welcomes International Participants

With nearly half of all ATS International Conference attendees coming from outside the U.S., this gathering truly represents the international perspective.

Get Social at #ATS2015

Get connected on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.

Network and Learn in These ATS 2015 Centers

Whether formal or informal, the connections you will make at ATS 2015 can be long lasting and have the potential to lead to research collaborations, jobs, grants, and journal articles. During the conference, attendees will have many opportunities to connect and learn from their peers, and the following venues ensure that these opportunities take place.

Forums Discuss Diversity and Women’s Career Issues of Today

Diversity within the fields of pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine will come into focus at the annual Diversity Forum from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. today in the Crystal Ballroom (3rd floor) Embassy Suites Hotel.

Guest Bloggers at ATS 2015 to Include Jess Mandel and ATS Student Scholars

During ATS 2015, the ATS Community on Facebook will feature the stories of four ATS Facebook Bloggers, who will include Jess Mandel, MD, the 2015-17 chair appointee of the ATS International Conference Committee.

Take in Non-CME Industry Symposia at ATS 2015

The ATS encourages Non-CME Industry Symposia in conjunction with the International Conference. All full-conference participants are encouraged to attend these programs.