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2008 American Thoracic Society International Conference



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American Thoracic Society's International Conference 2008 American Thoracic Society International Conference

Date: May 16 - 21, 2008
Venue: Toronto (Ontario, Canada)

**ATS 2009 was held in Toronto, ON. Eileen and Paula were joined by ARDS survivor Dee Storey, and her friend, Sue, as well as ARDS Survivor Phil Cassel, at ATS PAR's Breathing Better session on Saturday, May 17, 2008. On Monday, May 19, Pastor Ian Robb spoke during a lung transplant session, addressing his history as a lung patient which began with ARDS, then pulmonary fibrosis, and finally as a double lung transplant patient. On Tuesday, May 20, Dee Storey spoke at the Public Advisory Roundtable's session, of her experience as an ARDS patient who received pulmonary rehabilitation.

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The American Thoracic Society's International Conference is the world's premier educational program for clinicians and researchers in adult and pediatric pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine. With more than 400 sessions and 800 speakers, attendees can sample a broad spectrum of topics or concentrate on critical care, sleep, allergy/immunology or other specialty related to respiratory medicine.

The Advance Program will be available in January 2008 through the ATS website at For more information, send an e-mail to .


**ATS 2009 will be held in San Diego, California.**

Future ATS Meetings


Save this date for ATS Forum Breathing Better with the ATSSAVE THIS DATE

The American Thoracic Society Public Advisory Roundtable
is pleased to invite you to our second annual forum

Breathing Better with the ATS

to be held on Saturday May 17, 2008 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
at The Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, Toronto, Canada
123 Queen Street West

You’ll have an opportunity to hear from patients and experts inthe pulmonary community and networkwith them afterwards. The gathering will be held in conjunction with the ATS International Conference. Hors d’oeuvres will be provided at the meeting.

Click here Printable Flyer ATS Breathing Better with ATS Forum Flyer (file size 286kb)

Please RSVP by email at your convenience but not later than March 30th, 2008.

If you have any questions contact Karen Belgiovine (212) 315­8640



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