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Stat July 12, 2017

Resource for Assemblies

The American Thoracic Society Project Review Subcommittee introduces the new Assembly/Committee Project Application Resource Center. Visit the Resource Center for instructions on how to submit your project application, navigate the application site, and obtain detailed instructions for completing your submission.

Deadline Approaching – Assemblies/Committees

FY2018 Project Applications must be submitted electronically on the ATS website. Late submissions will not be accepted, don’t miss it! Log in to apply today.

Deadline: 11 p.m. ET, July 31

Call for Nominations: Future ATS President

The ATS Nominating Committee invites you to nominate colleagues for the position of ATS Secretary-Treasurer, 2018-2019. The successful candidate will advance through the leadership offices and serve as ATS President in 2021-2022. As a member, one of the responsibilities and privileges you have is selecting our leaders. Carefully consider the qualifications, and nominate colleagues who you believe would move the ATS mission forward. Self-nominations are accepted. Learn more.

The deadline for submitting letters of interest is Monday, July 31.

Podcast Release: Ethics

Clinical Ethics in Critical Care:
Is it ethically acceptable to honor previous wishes to withhold life-sustaining treatments in the setting of suspected suicide?

In this podcast, Dr. Sarah Beesley interviews Dr. David Chooljian from Loma Linda University and Loma Linda VA, as well as incoming Chair of the ATS Ethics and Conflict of Interest Committee, and Dr. Kathleen Akgün from Yale School of Medicine and VA Connecticut Healthcare System and an ECOI member about the ethics surrounding withholding life-sustaining treatments in the setting of suicide attempts. Play the podcast.

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Last Reviewed: October 2017