Homer Boushey, MD: 2020 Breathing for Life Recipient


Homer Boushey, MD, will receive the 2020 Breathing for Life Award—the highest honor given to an ATS member for philanthropy—during the Twelfth Annual ATS Foundation Research Program Benefit on Saturday, May 16, which will follow the Opening Ceremony at ATS 2020, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

The ATS Foundation was established in 2004 during Dr. Boushey’s tenure as ATS president. He later served as the first chair of the Foundation. Continue reading...


ATS Assemblies Gear Up for Challenge


The challenge is back on. The 2019 ATS Assembly Challenge begins on Dec. 3, a day known worldwide as #GivingTuesday, and continues through Dec. 31.

Last year, the Assembly on Allergy Immunology & Inflammation raised the most funds for the ATS Foundation. The assembly on Respiratory Cell & Molecular Biology led in the number of new donors. Assemblies are also recognized for highest member giving participation, an honor achieved by the Nursing Assembly in 2018. Continue reading...


Letter From Dean Schraufnagel, MD, ATSF, Foundation Chair


A simple but potent idea has fueled the growth of the ATS Foundation Research Program: Even a modest grant awarded at a critical time in a researcher’s life can make a big difference. And you make this all possible!

Your support for the Research Program has launched nearly 263 young investigators into research careers in pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine. Their research is a source of hope for patients everywhere. Continue reading...