Today, the ATS has grown into an international society with more than 16,000 members. In this introductory section, you will find information about the people and programs that make the ATS the world’s leading medical association dedicated to advancing our clinical and scientific understanding of pulmonary diseases, critical illnesses and sleep-related breathing disorders.

The American Thoracic Society’s Family of Journals: Basic Science, Translational, Clinical, and Educational

To further the Society’s mission to improve health worldwide by advancing research, clinical care, and public health in respiratory disease, critical illness, and sleep disorders, the Society’s four peer-reviewed journals—the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, the American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology, the Annals of the American Thoracic Society, and ATS Scholar —publish groundbreaking research, clinical reviews, workshop reports, and statements and guidelines relevant to adult and pediatric pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine.