ATS Stat, the weekly email briefing from the American Thoracic Society, conveniently delivers short reports on the Society’s activities and advocacy efforts to 15,000 member physicians, research scientists, nurses, and other allied health care professionals. By regularly reading ATS Stat members can take advantage of the many programs the Society offers to advance clinical care and science in pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine.

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