CONFLICT OF INTEREST MANAGEMENT
This “COI management” section of the ATS website provides and/or links to ATS policies, procedures, and resources for use in the management of conflicts of interest affecting ATS members, staff, and others participating in ATS activities. Please scroll down and read or click-the-link for items of particular interest.
(1) FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:
(2) CURRENT POLICIES OF THE ATS BOARD OF DIRECTORS RELEVANT TO CONFLICT OF INTEREST:
The ATS Ethics and Conflict of Interest Committee is responsible for oversight of ATS policies and procedures in COI management, in consultation with the ATS Board of Directors and Executive Committee. Several other ATS committees and leaders, such as the committees responsible for Documents Development & Implementation, Education, International Conference, Program and Budget, and Publications Policy, and the Editors of the ATS Journals and the ATS Website, are also integral to this process, as are each of the ATS Assemblies.
(4) STAFF RESOURCES:
For staff assistance with the following:
(5) ARTICLES ON ATS COI MANAGEMENT:
The following articles have appeared in ATS publications regarding ATS conflict of interest management practices or activities. Click on the link to obtain.
(6) OUTSIDE RESOURCES:
The following web-based resources on ethics and conflict of interest management have been produced by other organizations and may be useful to ATS members, staff and others participating in ATS activities. The American Thoracic Society has not officially reviewed, approved or endorsed these resources and is not responsible for their content. Comments or suggestions about their inclusion here, or about other web-based resources on ethics and conflict of interest that may be useful to ATS members, staff and others participating in ATS activities, may be made to Shane McDermott at ATS at email@example.com or 212-315-8650. Order of listing is alphabetical.
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