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Congratulations, Graduates

CHEST and the American Thoracic Society joined to congratulate new graduates from fellowship training, respiratory therapy and nursing school, and doctoral study programs. Watch the ceremony to hear keynote speaker Rana Lee Adawi Awdish, MD, FCCP. Dr. Awdish is the author of the critically acclaimed, best-selling memoir, In Shock: My Journey from Death to Recovery and the Redemptive Power of Hope. Also hear mentors and leaders in the respiratory community share words of welcome and support for the recent graduates.


Membership Offer for Recent Graduates

As you move on with your career, let CHEST be your connection to an inclusive community of lung health professionals. We’re offering two excellent membership offers to recent graduates to connect you to the community.

Board Certification Track

For clinicians focused on taking board exams
1 year of Basic membership at the Fellow rate: $95

  • Substantial discounts on board review courses and SEEK
  • Substantial discount on CHEST 2020, best learning event of the year
  • Online access to the CHEST® journal
  • Access to CHEST Career Connection job board

Leadership Track

For clinicians who aspire to be leaders in chest medicine
3 years of Enhanced membership for the price of one: $395

  • All the benefits of the board certification track, plus
  • Print version of the CHEST journal (in addition to online access)
  • Exceeds the membership requirement for FCCP eligibility
  • FCCP acceptance opens opportunity for many CHEST leadership appointments

For more details, contact member@chestnet.org or +1 (224) 521-9569

Early Career Professionals - Resources for TraineesBoard Certification and Preparation Resources

Application Process Timeline for Boards
Pulmonary
Critical Care
Sleep Medicine

Board Exam Preparation Tools
Board Review Courses
Board Review On Demand
CHEST SEEKTM Library


Subspecialty Fellowships

Subspecialty Fellowship Training
American College of Physicians
American Association for Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology
Emergency Medicine Residents’ Association
International Society for Heart & Lung Transplantation


Early Career Professional Development Scholarship

The Early Career Professional Development Scholarship provides a select number of graduating fellows with access to select CHEST education offerings for 1-year. The goal of the scholarship is to increase and attract young clinicians to CHEST; introduce them to leadership opportunities within CHEST and The CHEST Foundation; and to build a pipeline of future members, volunteers, and leaders for the organization.

Email communications are sent in mid-July. 


Career Resources

How to Achieve a Smooth Transition from Fellowship to Faculty
Negotiating Contracts
Compensation Arrangement
Tips on How to Negotiate a Contract

Grant Funding
CHEST Clinical Research Grants
ATS Grant Resource Guide
The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Grants
American Heart Association Grants

Chest Medicine Jobs
CHEST Career Connection

Retirement Planning
Ways Physicians Can Save for Retirement
Systematic Review of Physician Retirement Planning

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