ATS Core Curriculum 2020. Adult Pulmonary Medicine

Colleen L. Channick, Garth Garrison, Tristan J. Huie, Erin Narewski, Caralee Caplan-Sha, Josalyn Cho, Samaan Rafeq, Raed Alalawi, Rami Alashram, Kristina L. Bailey, Eva M. Carmona, Naomi Habib, Rebecca Kapolka, Amita Krishnan, Matthew R. Lammi, Tyler Peck, Kelly M. Pennington, Parth Rali, Bronwyn L. Small, Colin SwensonAlison Witkin, Margaret M. Hayes

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The American Thoracic Society Core Curriculumupdates clinicians annually in adult and pediatric pulmonary disease, medical critical care, and sleep medicine in a 3- to 4-year recurring cycle of topics. The topics of the 2020 Pulmonary Core Curriculum include pulmonary vascular disease (submassive pulmonary embolism, chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension, and pulmonary hypertension) and pulmonary infections (community-acquired pneumonia, pulmonary nontuberculous mycobacteria, opportunistic infections in immunocompromised hosts, and coronavirus disease [COVID-19]).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)416-435
Number of pages20
JournalATS Scholar
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 2020


  • COVID-19
  • communityacquired pneumonia
  • nontuberculous mycobacteria
  • pulmonary hypertension
  • submassive pulmonary embolism

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine
  • Clinical Neurology
  • Education
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine


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