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  About The Turkish Thoracic Society

The Turkish Thoracic Society (TTS), founded in 1992, is a national, non-profit, educational and scientific society which mainly focuses on respiratory medicine. The goals of the society is to provide the most effective scientific methods for prevention, control and management of lung diseases as well as to improve national lung health through patient care, research, education and promotion of national policies.

The Turkish Thoracic Society has 15 branches all over the country and 16 scientific working groups in different fields related with respiratory medicine. The Society with over 1800 members , is the largest specialty organization related with respiratory disorders in Turkey.

The Turkish Thoracic Society has organized many high quality educational activities in respiratory medicine since 1992. Annual Congress, with an increased participation rate year by year has been a national and regional forum for physicians and scientists who work in pulmonary medicine. The Society also organizes "TTS School" programs, seminars and courses as part of continuous postgraduate medical training and to improve professional skills of its members. Scientific Working Groups of TTS establish and implement guidelines for optimal patient care, and promote the development and application of ethical standards. The Society manages, coordinates and funds research, especially the ones concerning regional epidemiology and prevention of respiratory diseases. The Turkish Thoracic Society has five different lines of publication: monograph, bulletin, booklets for patient education and journal.


Turkish Thoracic Society General Office

Turan Güneş Bulvarı,Koyunlu Sitesi No:175/19, Oran, Ankara
Phone: +90 312 490 4050
Fax: +90 312 490 4142
Web: www.toraks.org.tr
Correspondence: [email protected]