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ATS Rally at the U.S. Capitol: Lab Coats for Lungs

On Tuesday, May 23 the American Thoracic Society will hold a rally at the US Capitol to highlight recent proposals that would significantly impact federal funding for medical research and weaken numerous laws and regulations and subsequently harm the country’s public health. We encourage all attendees to the ATS 2017 International Conference to join the Society’s leadership at this event. Participants are encouraged to wear their lab coat at the rally to provide a visual statement of support from the medical and scientific community.

Today’s policy impacts tomorrow’s care

Read why you should join! Be a Part of ATS History: Rally for Lung Health


What: ATS Rally at the US Capitol: Lab Coats for Lungs
When: Tuesday, May 23, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Where: Upper Senate Park (across Delaware Avenue from Russell Senate Office building/across Constitution Ave. from the US Capitol)
Directions: The rally site is 1.5 miles from the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. See below for maps to walk or take Metro to the site
Shuttles: Shuttle service will be provided for the first 150 attendees. Buses will depart from the Convention Center L Street Shuttle Driveway starting at 4:30 p.m.
Sign Up: Please sign up if you plan to attend the rally so we can obtain a rough head count


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