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Registration to the 2023 Fellows Track Symposium is now open. The deadline to apply is February 28, 2023. If you have any questions, please send an email to Liz Guzman (lguzman@thoracic.org).

The ATS Fellows Track Symposium (FTS) at the ATS 2023 International Conference will be held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. The 2023 FTS program is a two-day course (May 19 – 20, 2023) held prior to the ATS International Conference and will allow 200 adult and pediatric fellows in pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine programs to attend a special course covering cutting edge topics in the field of respiratory medicine. Please note there is limited space, seats fill up fast.

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  • The FTS provides pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine fellows (adult and pediatric) who are enrolled in an Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education-accredited (ACGME), training program with an orientation to the sessions most relevant to them at the ATS International Conference.
  • The FTS will include faculty presentations on clinical issues related to the diagnosis and treatment of a variety of pulmonary, critical care, and sleep disorders, including IPF, COPD, lung cancer, asthma, and sleep apnea.
  • The FTS will again include a pediatric track, which will include faculty presentations relevant to a pediatric career in pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine (asthma in children, pediatric cystic fibrosis, and pediatric hypertension).
  • This year the FTS will provide fellows with a skills-based program, highlighting ultrasound, bronchoscopy, awake fiberoptic intubation, and other.

The FTS will allow fellows to:

  • Maximize educational experience of pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine at the ATS International Conference.
  • Synthesize and discuss current and emerging trends in the pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment of pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine.
  • Integrate up to date, cutting edge information into the diagnosis and management of clinical care pathways in pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine.
  • Interpret clinical implications of case studies reviewed during expert panel discussions.
  • Enhanced core competencies in pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine to improve patient care.
  • Apply new skills, standard-of-care clinical behaviors, and evidence-based best practices in their daily medical practice.

 

  1. To register for a 2023 Early Career Professional (ECP) course, please visit the ATS registration site: https://xpressreg.net/register/thor0523/start.asp
  2. Please select the ECP course (via the ECP button) and complete the registration steps
  3. At this time, applicants can register for the International Conference, auxiliary events and secure their hotel room
  4. Upon completion of the registration process, your ATS account will listed as pending.   This means that you can register for the conference and auxiliary events, but you are not confirmed in an ECP course. ATS staff will confirm your participation in early March.
  5. Once you are confirmed in an ECP course, you will be prompted to complete the registration process. If you are attending the International Conference, then the registration fee for the ECP course will be waived. If you are not attending the International Conference, you will be charged $210 USD (note: Student Scholars attendees will be able to register at $0). 
  6. If you are not selected to participate in an ECP course, you will be able to complete your conference registration.
  7. Please note, all ECP courses are invitation only.

  • Registration to the 2023 ATS Fellows Track Symposium will open December 14.
  • Please note, all ECP live courses are invitation only. Completing the online application does not guarantee a spot in the FTS course. 
  • Information regarding acceptance into the course will be sent via email in early March.
  • If you have any questions, please contact Liz Guzman at lguzman@thoracic.org.