Call for Late Breaking Abstracts

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The ATS is pleased to announce a Call for Late-Breaking Scientific Abstracts for ATS 2022 which will take place May 13-18, 2022 in San Francisco, CA.

Late-Breaking Abstracts should report recently generated research on important basic, translational, or clinical discoveries in pulmonary, critical care, or sleep medicine.

All abstracts will be peer reviewed for scientific rigor and importance in order to determine whether they can be accepted for presentation at the conference.

  • Research previously submitted for our November 2021 abstract deadline will not be accepted.
  • Case Reports are not eligible for submission as Late-Breaking Abstracts.

2022 Call for Late-Breaking Abstracts

5 p.m. ET, Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2022

Steps for Selecting Category and Review Assembly

Those submitting an abstract will be asked to define the following:

Please note that these steps allow the International Conference Committee to align abstract topics with clinical and scientific interests, create more thematically-related abstract sessions, and reduce redundancies.

Below are helpful documents to assist you with the abstract submission:

Membership in the ATS is not a prerequisite for participating in the program.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 5 p.m. ET, Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2022

The ATS International Conference Committee will plan the abstract sessions based on those that are accepted.

For information on submitting late-breaking abstracts, please contact the American Thoracic Society at

PLEASE NOTE: The submission fee will be based on your membership status. You must sign with your ATS member ID. If you would like to apply for membership, please click here before your submission.