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When you join CHEST, you’re joining a community of clinicians who collaborate, engage, and achieve more in the chest medicine profession. With 19,000 chest medicine professionals from more than 100 countries, we are dedicated to providing you with the benefits and resources your team needs to prevent, diagnose, and treat chest diseases. As the global leader in chest medicine, we engage a multidisciplinary membership.

“CHEST has provided me with an opportunity to participate in leadership, stay connected to my colleagues, and access the education I need to stay relevant in my practice. CHEST is an established leader in simulation education, and participating in CHEST courses has helped me improve my patient care and earn CME.”

—Steven Simpson, MD, FCCP

Your entire chest medicine team can join the CHEST community and take advantage of our innovative hands-on educational programs and cutting-edge resources in pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine.

With three levels of membership, you decide the resources and benefits you want to access. Each level ensures that you stay at the forefront of patient care and choose those benefits that best suit your needs and interests.

We look forward to welcoming you as an essential part of the CHEST community—join today.

Annual Dues: $295*
Annual Dues: $395*
Annual Dues: $495*
Benefits Benefits Benefits
  • Online access to the journal CHEST®
  • Discounts on courses and products
  • Online access to clinical practice guidelines
  • CHEST Career Connection access
  • Opportunity to join CHEST NetWorks
All of the benefits of a BASIC Membership plus:
  • Print access to the journal CHEST®
  • Opportunity to become/remain FCCP
  • Leadership opportunities
  • Invitation to networking events
All of the benefits of an ENHANCED Membership plus:
  • Advance access to CHEST Annual Meeting registration
  • Advance access to CHEST Board Review registration
  • Advance access to hotel reservations
  • Invitations to VIP events
  • Additional special offers throughout the year
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*A one-time application fee of $125 for members residing in the US or Canada and $50 for members residing outside the US or Canada will be charged. The application fee is waived for members in training and nonphysician/nondoctoral clinicians. Discounts are available for the criteria below:

Reside Outside US/Canada
See discounts by country
$120 - $220 off any membership package
(student, medical student, intern, resident, fellow)
$200 off any membership package
Nonphysician/nondoctoral clinician $200 off any membership package
Retired $200 off any membership package

CHEST is a 501(c)3 organization, as such, none of the dues paid by its members are attributable to lobbying/political expenses.

Questions? Contact Our Help Team 
Phone: +1 (800) 343-2227 or +1 (224) 521-9800

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To submit your application:
American College of Chest Physicians
Attn: Membership Department
2595 Patriot Boulevard
Glenview, IL 60026
Fax: +1 (224) 521-9801