Nandita R. Nadig, MD, MSci, ATSF, will chair a session providing a multi-faceted understanding of ICU telemedicine so participants are better equipped to objectively evaluate whether the technology is a feasible and appropriate solution for their facilities while learning of knowledge gaps in the field.
During two Wednesday sessions, an interdisciplinary panel of experts will address important sleep disorders that most pulmonologists encounter but may not be as comfortable addressing, said session Chair Shirin Shafazand, MD, MS, ATSF.
For COVID-19 survivors, the effects of the pandemic could last a lifetime whether they had severe disease or mild infection, said Jose L. Gomez, MD, MS. Panelists will discuss post-ICU syndromes in COVID-19 patients and long COVID.
The final day of ATS 2022 offers multiple opportunities to engage with respiratory health experts in a variety of specialties. Here’s what conference participants can expect Wednesday from the ATS Center, Meet the Experts sessions, and Outside Organization sessions.
Available May 25-June 24 in a convenient virtual platform, the ATS 2022 On-Demand Highlights will showcase some of the best scientific content from the International Conference, including 33 scientific sessions, 5 industry presentations, and thousands of ePosters.
The use of oil, coal, and gas impairs the health of everyone, but especially those with chronic lung conditions. U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry and Mary Rice, MD, MPH, outlined the growing need for health care workers to draw a direct line between air quality and their patients’ health issues in the clinical setting.
Patricia Finn, MD, who was recently appointed the first female dean of the University of New Mexico School of Medicine, explained how diverse academic medical groups foster diverse perspectives and outlined some of the barriers women must overcome in general and as health care professionals.
Anthony S. Fauci, MD, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, highlighted the “spectacular advances” in the science of HIV/AIDS and ongoing challenges of this disease during the President’s Symposium.
As the ATS 2022 Exhibit Hall opens for its final day on Tuesday, International Conference participants are encouraged to visit with the industry leaders at more than 200 booths, including the winners of the Best of Show exhibitor contest.
John Huston, MD, presented the winning concept in the “Shark Tank”-style live pitch session for PREDICT — Passive Respiratory Exposure Detection: Investigating COPD Triggers.
Christine A. Fortney, PhD; Jennifer Burgher Seaman, PhD, RN, CHPN; Jill Lynn Guttormson, MS, PhD, RN; and Natalie Susan McAndrew, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, CCRN, discussed the most up-to-date science related to palliative care, including consideration of needs across illness trajectory for patients of all ages, as well as for caregivers.
The second of four Clinical Year in Review sessions featured impactful papers in COPD, asthma, health disparities, and sleep medicine. Panelist Isaretta L. Riley, MD, MPH, reviewed recent literature looking at the impact of health disparities, including a study examining structural racism as a root cause of asthma and atopic disease disparities.
The next generation of respiratory clinicians and researchers had the opportunity to jump start their ATS 2022 experience with a variety of programming tailored for early-career professionals. The Fellows Track Symposium, Resident Boot Camp, Student Scholars Program, and New Faculty Boot Camp welcomed close to 400 combined participants.