ATS Pediatric Pulmonary Reading List

Reading List


Members of the Working Group:

Mai ElMallah
Sharon McGrath-Morrow
Chantal Spencer
Douglas Bush
Lisa Ulrich
Edith Zemanick

Mission Statement

The mission of the ATS training committee’s pediatric pulmonary training list is to provide pediatric pulmonary trainees with a list of peer-reviewed articles that encompass important and relevant topics in the field of pediatric pulmonology that are up to date, comprehensive and pertinent to the practice of pediatric pulmonology.  


  • To provide a list of noteworthy and relevant pediatric pulmonary publications that will enhance the clinical care provided by trainees.
  • To provide a central location for pediatric pulmonary articles for the incoming and established pediatric pulmonary fellow.
  • Introduce pediatric pulmonary trainees with articles important to “well-read” pediatric pulmonologist.

Annual maintenance of the pediatric reading list:

To collaborate with an expert panel of pediatric pulmonologists and a reading list subcommittee in the pediatric assembly:
Role of the expert panel and subcommittee: To update the ATS Pediatric Reading list annually with:

  • Clinical studies that are shaping the debate over the current standard of care
  • Landmark articles of historical significance
  • A select number of highly influential practice guidelines
  • Limited number of review articles meeting at least one of the following criteria:
    • Prominent Pulmonary topic lacking landmark articles or large clinical trials