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Register for ATS 2017 by March 22 and Save

Register now and save on your registration fee. You can save $160* off the cost of a full member registration on site by registering before Wednesday, March 22. By registering now, you also can secure your reservations to ticketed events, purchase tickets for the Ninth Annual ATS Foundation Research Program Benefit, and select your hotel accommodations.

Government Speakers, Nobel Laureate Add to Conference Luster

The ATS 2017 International Conference will take advantage of its Washington, DC, venue by featuring several speakers from the U.S. government. These speakers will continue the ATS’s commitment to bringing diverse perspectives to the International Conference that often cast pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine in a broader science, health, and societal context.

Conference Offers Variety of Important Education Opportunities

The ATS 2017 International Conference features a wealth of sessions to advance your career and, ultimately, improve patient care. Here are important symposia, basic science core sessions, and postgraduate courses that will be presented during the conference.

Build Your Conference Itinerary Online

The ATS 2017 International Conference is a complex event with hundreds of education sessions offering valuable information. To help organize your plans at the conference, search sessions and exhibitors by topic.

DC Is Home to Many Historical Medical Sites

The Washington, DC, area is the capital of medical and health care institutions with numerous federal agencies and research facilities. Many of these institutions sprang from modest establishments that were created during the Civil War, when the DC area included as many as 85 hospitals tending wounded soldiers.

Opportunities Abound for Early Career Professionals

The ATS is committed to helping early career professionals—graduate and medical students, medical residents, clinical and postdoctoral fellows, and junior faculty—pursue successful careers in pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine. Several sessions, networking opportunities, and resources have been developed to make the experience at the ATS 2017 International Conference more rewarding and educational for all early career professionals.

Earn MOC Points, CME Credits

The American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Pediatrics have changed how Maintenance of Certification points can be awarded. Now MOC points are equivalent to the number of CME credits. ATS 2017 attendees can still earn at least as many MOC points as in past years.

David M. Center, MD, to Receive ATS Foundation Breathing for Life Award

David M. Center, MD, will be honored with the Breathing for Life Award at the Ninth Annual ATS Foundation Research Program Benefit Saturday evening, May 20. Dr. Center is the Gordon and Ruth Snider Professor of Pulmonary Medicine and associate provost for translational research at Boston University, where he has served as chief of pulmonary medicine for 30 years.