Working Groups

ICU Directors


  1. Provide a forum to exchange ideas and leadership techniques among national ICU directors

  2. provide a rapid path to disseminate information among national ICU directors

  3. establish a set of connections to enable innovation in ICU organization and quality improvement.


  1. Organize three (3) meetings during the 2014-15 academic years, two conference calls (either telephonic or video) and one in person (at the 2015 ATS International Conference)

  2. Disseminate a bi-monthly brief email newsletter to interested members of the ATS Critical Care Assembly

  3. set the stage for growth of the working group to include more members in the 2015-16 academic year.


David Kaufman, MD,

Last Reviewed: April 2017