ERS – European Respiratory Society
Branch: medical associations
The European Respiratory Society, or ERS, is a non-profit organization with offices in Lausanne, Brussels and Sheffield. It was founded in 1990 in the field of respiratory medicine. The organization’s stated goal is to “alleviate suffering from respiratory disease and promote lung health through research, sharing of knowledge and through medical and public education.
The ERS publishes academic journals and monograph as well as hosting events aimed at educating health professionals, including a large annual congress.