ATS Pediatric Pulmonary Reading List

Reading List

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.  


  1. To provide a list of noteworthy and relevant pediatric pulmonary publications that will enhance the clinical care provided by trainees.
  2. To provide a central location for pediatric pulmonary articles for the incoming and established pediatric pulmonary fellow.
  3. 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