May 15

The Chaos of ACOS

Asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease are separate diseases, but recent research has uncovered more information about patients who have symptoms of both and suffer from asthma-COPD overlap syndrome (ACOS). A Sunday symposium will examine these findings and discuss diagnosis and treatment.

Q&A: ATS Executive Director Stephen C. Crane, PhD, MPH

An interview with Stephen C. Crane, PhD, MPH, ATS Executive Director.

Meet and Network With Colleagues

Networking opportunities are a vital component of your ATS International Conference experience. These avenues for knowledge exchange foster connections that can lead to joint research projects, referrals, jobs, grants, and published papers.

President’s Symposium: Making a Case for Applied Physiology

The use of applied physiological methods to optimize treatment will be examined in Monday’s President’s Symposium.

ATS Honors 2016 Respiratory Health Award Recipients

Every year at the International Conference, the ATS recognizes individuals whose contributions have helped to improve health worldwide by advancing research, clinical care, and public health in respiratory disease, critical illness, and sleep disorders.

OSA, IPF Headline Keynote Series

The ATS Keynote Series showcases a broad range of discoveries in pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine in eight state-of-the art lectures.

Connect With Clinical Trial Recruitment Reps

Visit the Clinical Trials Awareness Area to learn about clinical trial investigator opportunities and provide feedback on products in development. Four exhibitors in that area welcome your insights and expertise about how to improve and advance patient care. Stop by and see them in the Moscone Center Lobby (North Building, Lower Level).

Welcome to ATS 2016

Thank you for joining us at the American Thoracic Society’s 2016 International Conference. Whether you’re a clinician determined to stay at the forefront of practice, a researcher eager to explore an emerging field of science, or a trainee assessing professional pathways, ATS 2016—where today’s science meets tomorrow’s care—has something for everyone.

What You Can Expect at ATS 2016

ATS 2016 opened May 13 in San Francisco. See some of the great education and activities we have planned for the week in this brief video.