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Not an ATS member? You could be!

Members save up to $160 on International Conference registration.

The American Thoracic Society provides:

  • A supportive international scientific and clinical community,
  • Leadership in clinical practice guidelines and technical standards,
  • Continuous learning and medical education opportunities,
  • Support for early career professionals,
  • A focus on the patient and promotion of public health.

ATS membership helps you to:

  • Enhance your knowledge as a clinician or researcher with the International Conference, online educational programs, and free subscriptions to our three journals.
  • Advance your career by networking with other members, with participation at ATS and chapter meetings and programs, and with our career-development resources.
  • Improve patient care with statements and guidelines, and patient education fact sheets in English, Spanish and select titles in Arabic, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Serbian, and Turkish.
  • Receive advance notice of grant opportunities from the ATS Foundation Research Program.
  • Benefit from our advocacy efforts for clean air, tobacco and TB control, and increased research funding, domestically and globally.
  • Develop leadership skills through participation in committees, assemblies, and chapters.

Fellows/trainees receive their first year of membership for free, and members outside the U.S. pay reduced dues rates.  Join today at View member benefits. Questions? Contact us at or 212-315-8684.