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Benefits and FAQ

We’re glad you’re a part of the CHEST community, and we want to ensure you have essential details to take advantage of all your CHEST benefits. Find out more about member opportunities tailored just for you. If you have a question, refer to our frequently asked questions.

If you would like to upgrade your member package to receive additional benefits, contact us at or 224/521-9569.

The Latest in Chest Medicine

Journal CHEST®
Through the CHEST journal, you’ll stay up-to-date with the best in peer-reviewed, original research in pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine. All members have online access to the journal CHEST, and Enhanced and Premium members receive a print issue each month.

Course and Product Discounts
All membership levels receive discounts on live learning courses, CHEST Meetings, Board Review courses, and all CHEST educational products.

Clinical Practice Guidelines
All members receive free online access to evidence-based clinical practice guidelines and consensus statements published by CHEST. 

Expanding Your Network

CHEST NetWorks
Open to all CHEST members, NetWorks are special interest groups that focus on areas of chest medicine. You can join multiple NetWorks - a great way to begin getting involved in the organization.

Engage more with your peers at our networking events. Premium members are invited to attend special networking events with colleagues and leadership held in conjunction with the CHEST Annual Meeting. 

The online CHEST e-Community allows you to connect with other members and facilitates discussion. The e-Community allows you to share information, documents, and links. It is open to all members.

Professional Development

Obtain Your FCCP Designation
One of the most prestigious benefits is attaining FCCP (Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians). FCCP demonstrates excellence in chest medicine, dedication to your work, and symbolizes your commitment as a leader at the forefront of clinical chest medicine. FCCPs have the right to hold office and eligibility to vote.

Become a Leader
Make an impact in the CHEST community by applying to become a CHEST leader. This provides great exposure to help shape our future and your profession. Enhanced and Premium members have the opportunity to apply for leadership positions.

Career Connection
All CHEST members have complimentary access to Career Connection for job postings, career resources, and news in pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine.

Exclusive Premium Member Benefits

Premium members receive exclusive access to the benefits below. To upgrade your membership and receive more benefits, contact or 224/521-9569. 

Special Offers
Premium members may receive additional special offers throughout the year on select CHEST courses and products.

Advance Access to Course Registration
Premium members have the opportunity to register for courses and meetings earlier than others, including limited seating events.

Advance Access to Hotel Reservations
Premium members receive access to hotel reservations for CHEST Annual Meetings, live learning courses, and Board Review courses before opening to all other registrants.

VIP Events
Premium members receive invitations to VIP events held at the CHEST Annual Meeting with other leaders and CHEST Past Presidents. 

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