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How the New Blood Pressure Management Guidelines May Lead to More Headaches for Physicians
February 16, 2018 - As part of Heart Month, Dr. David Nagel, member of the Cardiovascular Medicine and Surgery NetWork, shares his insights on the new blood pressure management guidelines.
Patient and Clinician Engagement in Treating Pulmonary Fibrosis–A CHEST Foundation Webinar
February 14, 2018 - Learn about the Patient and Clinician Engagement in Treating Pulmonary Fibrosis webinar hosted by the CHEST Foundation, on February 28, 2018, at 12:00 pm CST.
Q and A with CHEST Foundation Grant Winner Diana Crossley, MD
February 12, 2018 - Diana Crossley, MD, is the winner of the 2017 CHEST Foundation and the Alpha-1 Foundation Research Grant in Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency. Read our follow-up interview with Dr. Crossley.
10 Takeaways from Flu Reddit AMA with Drs. Chris Carroll and Jay Patel
February 08, 2018 - On Friday, January 26, 2018, Drs. Chris Carroll, pediatric critical care physician, and Jayshil Patel, pulmonary intensivist, led an Ask me Anything (AMA) for Reddit community on the flu. Here are a few highlights from questions that were asked.
Hot in CHEST February 2018
February 05, 2018 - Each month, we ask Drs. Chris Carroll and Deep Ramachandran, Social Media Co-Editors of CHEST®, to weigh in on the hot topics in CHEST®. It's February, so let's hear from Dr. Carroll as he outlines his highlights.
National Women’s Physicians Day: Women in Medicine Rising
February 03, 2018 - Dr. Rozy Khan shares why the need for gender parity in medicine, and society, is especially relevant this National Women's Physician Day.
How Will You Champion Lung Health in 2018?
January 29, 2018 - Our CHEST Foundation grantees are doing amazing research, and community service projects. See what a few of our past grant winners have to say about what winning their CHEST Foundation grant has meant to them.
Highlights of CHEST's 2018 Updated Lung Cancer Screening Guidelines
January 25, 2018 - An update to CHEST’s lung cancer screening guideline, Screening for Lung Cancer: CHEST Guideline and Expert Panel Report has just been published online in the journal CHEST®. Here are a few highlights of the new guidelines.
Richard S. Irwin, MD, Master FCCP, Editor in Chief of the journal CHEST®, on the Search to Fill a New Position—Web and Multimedia Editor
January 17, 2018 - CHEST®, the journal of the American College of Chest Physicians, is seeking applicants for a newly developed position, Web and Multimedia Editor. Dr. Irwin provides the following background on why this position is being offered.
January 2018 #pulmCC Twitter Chat – The Best of 2017: Highlights, Advancements, New Science
January 11, 2018 - Join us Thursday, January 25, at 7:00 pm Central/8:00 pm Eastern as we discuss another hot topic in pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine. The topic? The Best of 2017!
Hot in CHEST® January 2018
January 09, 2018 - Each month, we ask Drs. Chris Carroll and Deep Ramachandran, Social Media Co-Editors of CHEST®, to weigh in on the hot topics in CHEST®. It's January, so let's hear from Dr. Carroll as he outlines his highlights.
CHEST President, Dr. John Studdard, on the Search for a New Editor in Chief for the Journal CHEST®
December 19, 2017 - President of CHEST, Dr. John Studdard, has given some insight into the successes of the journal over current Editor in Chief, Dr. Richard Irwin’s tenure, and what we can expect from the respected individual who will take his place in 2019.
In COPD, Medication Delivery Matters
December 14, 2017 - There are many treatments that help patients with COPD feel and function better. However, recent data show that health-care providers (HCPs) often prescribe COPD medications, failing to consider the way these devices may significantly impact their patients.
December 2017 #VTEonSoMe Twitter Chat—Let’s Talk Blood Clots! Surgeries, Birth Control, and 40+
December 12, 2017 - Join us Wednesday, December 20, at 3 pm CT as we discuss all things venous thromboembolism (VTE). Physicians and experts from CHEST, the American Osteopathic Association, and MedPage Today will participate during the #VTEonSoMe Twitter chat.
A Travel Grantee’s Experience in Making a Difference
December 08, 2017 - Learn about Dr. James Simmons experience at CHEST 2017 and how to help make a difference as a champion for lung health.
Hot in CHEST December 2017
December 06, 2017 - Each month, we ask Drs. Chris Carroll and Deep Ramachandran, Social Media Co-Editors of CHEST, to weigh in on the hot topics in CHEST. It's December, so let's hear from Dr. Ramachandran as he outlines his highlights.
Introducing CHESTs 80th President, Dr. John Studdard
November 13, 2017 - John Studdard, MD, FCCP, has been a member of the American College of Chest Physicians for 36 years, and was inaugurated as CHEST President at CHEST 2017 in Toronto. Get to know CHEST’s new President through this interview.
Hot in CHEST November 2017
November 07, 2017 - Each month, we ask Drs. Chris Carroll and Deep Ramachandran, Social Media Co-Editors of CHEST, to weigh in on the hot topics in CHEST. It's November, so let's hear from Dr. Carroll as he outlines his highlights.
CHEST Joins the National Effort to Reduce the Burden of COPD
October 26, 2017 - CHEST is excited about the release of the COPD National Action Plan, and we look forward to collaborating with others in the COPD community to ensure its successful implementation.
Teamwork Makes the Dream Work: Implementing Team-Focused, Patient-Centered Practices in Medicine at #CHEST2017
October 24, 2017 - Clinical practice in pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine is increasingly team based. As we continue to touch patients’ lives, most of our practices rely on a team of health-care providers with a wide variety of backgrounds and skill sets. This increased focus on providing a team-based approach to medical care has the potential to improve care even more.
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