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Participate in more than 20 NetWorks that span the full range of clinical and practice issues that chest professionals face today.

CHEST Networks

NetWorks

NetWorks are special interest groups that focus on particular areas of chest medicine. Join any of the NetWorks to connect with others who have similar interests, help plan educational sessions, take on leadership roles, and participate in the development of policies, opinions, and position statements. NetWork membership is open to CHEST members.

Join multiple NetWorks or change your NetWork affiliation any time by logging in to My Account, and indicate your preferences in the Areas of Interest section.

Questions?
E-mail networks@chestnet.org or call 224/521-9506.

Call for Nominations: NetWork Steering Committees

Eligibility Criteria

All NetWork participants must be an Enhanced- or Premium-level member of CHEST and current in their dues and belong to the NetWork to which they apply.

Key roles and responsibilities for serving on a NetWork steering committee include the following:

  • Active involvement in developing and implementing engagement strategies for the larger NetWork membership.
  • Serve as expert resources to groups internal and external to CHEST.
  • Implement relevant projects that are consistent with the mission and strategic goals of CHEST.
  • Provide expertise and personnel, as requested, to support evidence-based guideline and consensus statement review processes.
  • Provide broad-based input to the Education Committee and/or other CHEST committees regarding potential issues of interest. Such input shall be communicated through the NetWork chair and/or a Steering Committee representative.
  • Attendance at the NetWork Featured Lecture at the CHEST Annual Meeting.
  • Development of NetWork highlights for CHEST.
  • Identifying replacement speakers for CHEST-related educational activities.

Nominees will be reviewed and voted upon by the current Steering Committee members. Recommendations will be submitted to Gerard Silvestri, MD, FCCP, President-Elect of CHEST, for final approval.

For more information on responsibilities and participation required of Steering Committee members, see the NetWorks Handbook.

If your information is not complete, your name will not be included on the ballot.

All nominees must complete:

  1. The online submission form - NetWork Call for Steering Committee Nominations
  2. Conflict of Interest Disclosure (COI) - Once the candidate has submitted their information, CHEST will contact the candidate and request completion of a COI disclosure. The candidate will not be considered unless the COI disclosure has been completed by the specified due date.

Nomination deadline: Monday, May 16.

Submit all questions to networks@chestnet.org

Call for Nominations: Fellows-in-Training to NetWork Leadership

NetWork Steering Committees will have one dedicated fellow-in-training spot on their steering committee. These positions will be a 1-year term that will be renewable for an additional year.

This position will be mentored by the Vice Chair of the NetWork Steering Committee and is a great way to become active in CHEST and explore additional leadership opportunities.

NetWorks With Fellow-in-Training Openings

  • Airways Disorders
  • Cardiovascular Medicine and Surgery
  • Chest Infections
  • Disaster Response
  • Interprofessional Team (formerly Allied Health)
  • Interstitial and Diffuse Lung Disease
  • Interventional Chest/Diagnostic Procedures
  • Pediatric Chest Medicine
  • Practice Operations
  • Respiratory Care 
  • Thoracic Oncology

Eligibility Criteria

  • Nominees must be a member of the American College of Chest Physicians to apply
  • Nominees must be in training as of June 1, 2017
  • Nominees can apply for three NetWorks, but will only be selected to serve on one NetWork, if elected

Nominees will be reviewed and voted upon by the current steering committee members. Recommendations will be submitted to Gerard Silvestri, MD, FCCP, President-Elect of CHEST, for final approval.

For more information on responsibilities and participation required of steering committee members, see the NetWorks Handbook

If your information is not complete, your name will not be included on the ballot.

All nominees must complete:

  1. The online submission form - NetWork Call for Fellows-in-Training Nominations
  2. Conflict of Interest Disclosure (COI) - Once the candidate has submitted their information, CHEST will contact the candidate and request completion of a COI disclosure. The candidate will not be considered unless the COI disclosure has been completed by the specified due date. 

Nomination deadline: Monday, May 16.

Submit all questions to networks@chestnet.org

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