Dear Colleagues,

It gives me great pleasure to welcome you all to the GulfThoracic International Congress, 2021 which will be virtually held on 11-13 March 2021. GT2021 is the 10th International Congress of the the Saudi Thoracic Society (STS), in collaboration with Emirates Thoracic Society (ETS), American Thoracic Society (ATS), European Respiratory Society (ERS), The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, USA, and The Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals (RB&HH), UK.

The scientific committee has lined up a highly comprehensive scientific program for all specialties of pulmonary/ thoracic medicine covering state-of-the-art lectures; up to date presentations, year in review, ePoster, and much more.

Topics will include but are not limited to: Asthma and COPD, COVID-19, Interstitial Lung Disease, Pediatric Pulmonology, Chest Imaging, Critical Care, Interventional Pulmonology, Pulmonary Hypertension, and Thoracic Surgery.

The goal is that all clinicians will engage and benefit from this invigorating intellectual Congress and we sincerely appreciate all our distinguished speakers and chairpersons.

We look forward to welcoming you all to our upcoming eventful Congress.

With my best regards,

Esam H. Alhamad, MD, FCCP, FACP
Chairman, GulfThoracic Congress 2021Virtual
President, Saudi Thoracic Society (STS)
Professor & Consultant Pulmonary Medicine
King Saud University Medical City
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia