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ATS 2018 Sessions

Sessions will be held in the following locations:

  • San Diego Convention Center, 111 West Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101
  • San Diego Marriott Marquis & Marina , 333 West Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101

ATS 2018 San Diego will offer the latest information on clinical, basic, and translational science in pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine. The program will be presented in the following formats:

  • Abstract Sessions

    Oral and poster presentations of original scientific research and unique and interesting case reports.

  • ATS Keynote Series

    These daily sessions highlight major advances including recent discoveries, significant accomplishments, transformative findings and/or important best practices as of 2018.

  • Clinical Topics in Pulmonary Medicine Track

    A comprehensive program for the practicing physician.

  • Critical Care Track

    A conference-long track covering all aspects of critical care medicine.

  • Faculty Development Seminars

    Informal one-hour sessions for attendees who are in the early stages of their professional career. Seating is limited and pre-registration is required.

  • Medical Education Seminars

    Informal one-hour sessions for attendees who wish to improve their skills in clinical education. Seating is limted and pre-registration is required.

  • Meet the Professor Seminars

    Informal, one-hour lunch sessions. Seating is limited and pre-registration is required.

  • Outside Organization Session

    One hour sessions highlighting the programs of other organizations of interest to conference attendees.

  • Postgraduate Courses

    Full-day didactic and practical skills courses held on Friday and Saturday. Seating is limited and pre-registration is required.

  • Scientific Symposia

    Educational sessions covering clinical, basic, and translational science and behavioral issues.

  • Sunrise Seminars

    Informal, one-hour breakfast sessions. Seating is limited and pre-registration is required.

  • Thematic Seminar Series

    Multi-part sessions in the Meet the Professor Seminar format. Seating is limited and pre-registration is required. Registrants must attend all parts.

  • Workshops

    Lunchtime programs held each day. Seating is limited and pre-registration is required.

  • Year in Review Track

    A daily series which offers a review of the past year's literature on clinical and research topics.

Core Programs

  • Adult Clinical Core Curriculum

    A daily track offering core curriculum content in pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine.

  • Basic Science Program

    A track offered on Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday focused on Lung Environment Interactions in the Origins of Lung Disease.

  • Pediatric Clinical Core Curriculum

    A daily track offering core curriculum content in pediatric pulmonology. Corresponding modules will be submitted to the ABP for consideration of Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Part II credits.