The American Thoracic Society will host the ATS 2021 International Conference from May 14-19, 2021 in a virtual format. The conference will be headlined by NIAID director Dr. Anthony Fauci, who will deliver remarks during the opening ceremony. The title of his talk is “COVID-19 in 2021:  Lessons Learned and Remaining Challenges.” 

Key topics at the conference will include:

  • A01 Rehabilitation and COVID-19: Opportunities and Challenges
  • B10 Improving Research, Operations, and Clinical Care for the Next Pandemic: COVID-19 Lessons
  • A11 ATS President’s Symposium: Can Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Respiratory Health Be Eliminated?
  • Keynote Series
    • K001 Vaccines on the Horizon: Implications for Practice and Policy – Kristen Feemster, MD, MPH, MSHP
    • K002 Breathing New Life into Research and Practice with Sex and Gender Science – Cara Tannenbaum, MDCM, MSc
    • K003 Crisis Communication in a Respiratory Pandemic: The Complicated Intersection of Media, Data, and Politics – Vinay Gupta, MD, MPA, MSt
    • K004 The Climate Gap: Connecting Equity and Sustainability to Advance Environmental Justice – Rachel Morello-Frosch, PhD, MPH 

Explore the complete list of COVID-19 programs here.
Explore the complete list of Racism & Health Disparities Programs here.
Browse through the Program in Advance here