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Research Ethics

Many ATS members and others involved in ATS activities participate in clinical and/or basic research and face complex ethical questions regularly. These challenges have led to an increasing amount of activities within the ATS that concern relevant issues and are intended to advise research scientists as they address them.

ATS Publications:

ATS official statements pertaining to research: http://www.thoracic.org/statements/research.php

Informed Consent, Todd W. Rice, MD, MSc and Gordon R. Bernard, MD, within the "Core" Clinical Critical Care Research Laboratory

Institutional Review Board, Todd W. Rice, MD, MSc and Gordon R. Bernard, MD, within the "Core" Clinical Critical Care Research Laboratory, includes a brief history of research ethics and regulation.

ATS Podcasts:

ATS International Conference Sessions (available in the ATS Store):

See “Best of the ATS International Conference” at http://store.thoracic.org/

Non-ATS Resources:

Question or suggestions for the ATS Ethics and COI Committee

Contact Shane McDermott at ATS at smcdermott@thoracic.org or 212-315-8650.

Last Reviewed: May 2017