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World Lung Cancer Day 2019 Fact Sheet
July 31, 2019 - Lung cancer continues to be one of the most common cancers worldwide, claiming more lives yearly than breast, colon, and prostate cancers combined. World Lung Cancer Day is a great opportunity for us all to raise awareness about lung cancer, highlighting the key risk factors as well as screening and treatment options.
2019 Journal CHEST(R) Impact Factor Update
June 27, 2019 - The journal CHEST® has just been awarded an impact factor of 9.657, the highest in its history,
Celebration of Pediatrics
November 19, 2018 - Join CHEST, in partnership with the American Academy of Pediatrics, for the Celebration of Pediatric Pulmonology and Sleep conference on February 15-17, 2019 in Orlando!
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Press Releases

World Lung Cancer Day 2019: Respiratory groups raise awareness about lung cancer risks, screening, and treatments
July 31, 2019 - On World Lung Cancer Day, the American College of Chest Physicians® (CHEST) alongside members of the Forum of International Respiratory Societies (FIRS) commemorates, celebrates and supports those impacted by lung cancer. FIRS continues to support the grassroots efforts of the lung cancer community to raise awareness about lung cancer and its global impact, creating an educational movement of understanding about lung cancer risks, as well as early treatment around the world.
CHEST welcomes new Chief Learning Officer, James B. Young
July 30, 2019 - The American College of Chest Physicians® (CHEST) has announced the addition of James B. Young, who is joining the medical society’s staff as the Chief Learning Officer and Senior Vice President of Education, effective immediately. Young will oversee the vision and strategy for CHEST education as well as provide day-to-day guidance and support to the CHEST Education division.
The American College of Chest Physicians announces Dr. Peter J. Mazzone as the next Editor in Chief of the journal CHEST
July 25, 2019 - The American College of Chest Physicians® (CHEST) announces Dr. Peter J. Mazzone as the eighth Editor in Chief of the journal CHEST®. This announcement follows the retirement of Dr. Richard S. Irwin and the recent announcement of the journal’s record-breaking Impact Factor. Dr. Mazzone officially started his new role July 1.
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Recent Blog Articles

August 2019 Twitter #CHESTChat: Leveraging Simulation for Medical Education
August 09, 2019 - In this Twitter #CHESTChat, we’ll discuss the benefits, barriers, and more associated with simulation in medical education.
The Big Leap: The Transition from Trainee to Early-Career Faculty
July 26, 2019 - This post is part of Our Life as a Fellow blog post series. This series includes “fellow life lessons” from current trainees in leadership with CHEST.
Accepting Feedback While Still Loving Yourself
July 11, 2019 - This post is part of Our Life as a Fellow blog post series. This series includes “fellow life lessons” from current trainees in leadership with CHEST.
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