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ATS 2021 International Conference
Provided by the American Thoracic Society

Welcome to the ATS 2021 International Conference. Please review the statements below for information on accreditation, credit designation, disclosure as well as our policies on copyright and privacy.

Start Date: May 14, 2021
End Date: July 2, 2021

Accreditation Statement
The American Thoracic Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement
The American Thoracic Society designates this other activity <internet live activity and internet enduring material> for a maximum of 226.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Criteria for Success for CME and MOC Designated Activities:
CME Certificates of credit/attendance will be awarded based on the participant viewing the activity, completing and submitting an evaluation and attesting to the credits earned. A CME certificate will be available upon successful completion of all three components. For MOC points, participants view the module in its entirety, complete the corresponding evaluation and pass the post-test for the activity with a passing score.

ABIM and ABP Maintenance of Certification Statement (For Core Curriculum Sessions Only)
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to:
-9 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program; and
-3 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program.
It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM or ABP MOC credit."

Conference Disclosure Summary:
Please find a full disclosure summary of planners and presenters here:

Disclosure Declaration
It is the policy of the ATS to ensure independence, balance, objectivity, scientific rigor, and integrity in all of its continuing education activities. As an accredited CME provider, the ATS requires that its planners, reviewers and presenters comply with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support.  The ATS also requires specific disclosure of relationships with companies and organizations associated with tobacco or cannabis and prohibits or limits participation of faculty in official ATS activities, including CME, if any tobacco industry relationship or some types of cannabis industry relationships is present. The most recent policies regarding potential conflicts of interest as well as the mechanisms to resolve such conflicts can be found here: COI Policy for Official ATS Activities (

Copyright 2021 ATS.
No part of this publication may be produced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without the prior permission of the publisher.

Privacy Policy
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