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Mission Statement

SoME Mission Statement


The Section on Medical Education (SoME) will serve the needs of American Thoracic Society (ATS) members for whom the teaching of patients, students, trainees, and practitioners of medicine, nursing, allied health professions, and biomedical science is a defining feature of their professional role (“Educators”). The mission of the SoME is to:

  1. Create a community of shared practice for Educators.
  2. Support and advocate for the career development and advancement of Educators.
  3. Encourage and support the performance of high quality research that advances the science of education in Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine.
  4. Collaborate with ATS leadership to develop and implement educational programs and activities that support the needs of ATS members.