Simulation Education. Real Results.

Experience advanced, hands-on clinical education and immediately relevant professional training.

American College of Chest Physicians hands on training


Whether you're a newcomer or a longstanding CHEST member, we're committed to providing learning opportunities to meet your learning needs and style. We make knowledge relevant in every respect. We generate trusted, evidence-based clinical practice guidelines and provide a filter for the constant stream of clinical information, making it more manageable. Then, we deliver knowledge in formats that meet your needs: from conferences to innovative online courses to hands-on and procedural training at one of the most advanced medical simulation centers in the world.

Our clinical education program is internationally recognized and accredited. We hold Accreditation With Commendation from the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education, placing us in the highest tier of continuing medical education providers. As the first medical association in the nation to receive accreditation from the Society for Simulation in Healthcare, we are committed to be your source for cutting-edge education and an active partner in spreading and implementing new practices.

Opened early 2014! We have opened our new Innovation, Simulation, and Training Center, a state-of-the-art education facility for delivering clinical education in pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine. Experience hands-on learning that allows you to put the latest clinical advances into immediate practice. Learn more.

Advanced Clinical Training

Certificate of Completion Program
Take advantage of thorough, hands-on, and immediately relevant professional training with customized guidance from the top names in the field. Upon completion, you can apply your improved clinical skills immediately to enhance your patient care. Programs are available in Critical Care Ultrasonography, Bronchoscopy, and Mechanical Ventilation.

Simulation Program
As the first medical association to be accredited by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare, we are an established leader in simulation education. We provide programs with a strong clinical focus for improving patient care in airway management, bronchoscopy, critical care management, critical care ultrasonography, and mechanical ventilation.

SEEK will stimulate and challenge your clinical thought processes related to recall, interpretation, and problem-solving skills. It is an invaluable study tool for anyone certifying and recertifying in pulmonary, critical care, and sleep specialties.

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Annual Events

CHEST World Congress 2016
April 15-17
Shanghai, China

CHEST World Congress is your connection to relevant education opportunities to develop your knowledge and inform the clinical decisions you make. With the support of the Chinese Thoracic Society, this premiere world congress presented relevant, innovative, and diverse education opportunities from expert faculty from around the world.

CHEST 2015
October 24-28
Montréal, Québec, Canada

Focused clinical education. That's what you can expect at CHEST 2015. We will filter the constant stream of clinical information to offer relevant sessions focusing on relevant pulmonary, critical care, and sleep topics. A variety of education formats will be available, giving you choices for hands-on simulation, case- and problem-based presentations, small-group interactive discussions, lectures, self-study opportunities, and more.

Board Review Courses
August 21-30
Washington, DC

Prepare for board certification examinations with our comprehensive, exam-focused review courses covering targeted content in each field. Whether you need to certify, recertify, or simply review, CHEST board review offers a board study plan you can put to the test with confidence.

Board Review Products
Prepare for board certification examinations with our review materials. World-renowned clinicians have developed exam-focused self-study materials to offer relevant resources for review. Put our resources to the test with confidence.