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The following gallery highlights recent releases in the ATS’s video series. Topics span a range of issues in pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine. Learn more about the Society’s advocacy, education, and research, as well as the ATS Foundation.

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Latest Video

ATS 2019 Dallas

More than 15,000 people representing 100 countries attended the ATS 2019 in Dallas, Texas. Here International Conference Committee Chair Jess Mandel, MD, ATSF previews the lineup.


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New Guideline for Diagnosing Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia


International Conference

ATS 2019 President's Symposium

This session at the 2019 International Conference commemorates the 50th Anniversary of the Division of Lung Diseases (DLD) at the NIH National Heart Lung and Blood Institute.  Watch Now.


ATS 2018 Preview With Dr. Jess Mandel

ATS International Conference Committee Chair Jess Mandel, MD, shares what's in store for you at ATS 2018 in San Diego.


ATS 2017 Recap

More than 16,000 clinicians and researchers from 102 countries around the world gathered in Washington, DC, for the 113th ATS International Conference.


New Guidelines


New Guideline for Diagnosing Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

The American Thoracic Society, European Respiratory Society, Japanese Respiratory Society, and Latin American Thoracic Society have published a new clinical practice guideline to help physicians diagnose IPF, a progressive lung disease that results in scarring of the lungs.


New Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Care of LAM: Part II

The American Thoracic Society and the Japanese Respiratory Society have published four additional clinical practice guidelines pertaining to the diagnosis of LAM and management of pneumothoraces in patients with LAM.




ATS and Marron Institute Report: Health of the Air

The "ATS and Marron Institute Report: Estimated Excess Morbidity and Mortality Associated with Air Pollution above ATS-Recommended Standards, 2013-2015" is published online in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society. The new report builds on the two organizations' 2016 "Health of the Air Report" by using the latest air quality data available. The latest report includes two new measures--short-term PM2.5 and lung cancer incidence--to give a clearer picture of how air pollution impacts health in the U.S.


Smell and Tell! Kids Respond to Candy-Flavored Tobacco

Tobacco companies are producing candy-flavored products to appeal to youth. The ATS recently conducted a smell test to see if children could tell the difference between candy and candy-flavored tobacco products.


World Lung Day 2017

The American Thoracic Society joins the Forum for International Respiratory Societies in the call to recognize Sept. 25 as World Lung Day, an annual event dedicated to respiratory disease that helps focus attention and resources on an often overlooked, but very real threat to global health. The ATS urges you to join the cause and add your name to the petition at www.firsnet.org.


Medical Research


Clean Air






Professional Education Opportunities




Red in Motion


Blue Briefing


AJRCCM Centenary


ATS Foundation


Breathing for Life Awardee David M. Center, MD