May 21, 2018

Putting Learning Theory Into Practice

Education is a key skill for every health care provider. Learning how the mind works and how learning happens can make all of us more effective teachers.

Diversity Forum: You Are Your Own CEO

Building a successful career is all about mindset. Mentors, coaches, and supporters are key contributors, but the single most important factor is you.

Who Really Needs Lung Cancer Screening?

Lung cancer screening works. But screening isn’t an unallied benefit for everyone being screened. As ever-larger patient populations undergo screening, it is becoming clear that some patients are better off not being screened. The question is who.

Bioengineering Meets Respiratory Medicine

Bioengineering is making major inroads on the path from basic science discoveries to practical lung regeneration in patients. Cellular and tissue engineering are still far removed from routine clinical use, but a variety of experimental lung platforms show promise for in vitro lung pathophysiological modeling and regeneration as well as early in vivo work in patients.

Meet the Finalists of BEAR Cage 2018

A $5,000 cash prize is on the line for three early career professionals who will “pitch” their innovative research proposals to a panel of translational science experts during the ATS BEAR Cage competition.

Evaluating the Gaps in Patient Care for COPD

Success in the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of COPD is at an all-time high in 2018. Still, gaps remain in the recommendations for certain aspects of care due to contradictory evidence in current medical literature.

Broad Support for Stubbing Out Tobacco Use

ATS members strongly support the Society’s efforts to advocate against tobacco use and educate the public on the dangers of tobacco.

New at ATS 2018: Educational Consulting Office

Are you planning on submitting a proposal for programming at the 2019 International Conference but don’t know where to start?

Promoting Pulmonary Rehab Program

Pulmonary rehabilitation is known to improve quality of life for patients with COPD and other lung diseases. The problem? Not enough patients, or their doctors, know about this treatment option.

Tissue-Resident Macrophages and Burnout

The ATS Keynote Series will continue today as speakers address the effects of macrophage phenotypes and disease, and the personal and professional consequences of burnout.