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What Do You Know About Sarcoidosis?
April 16, 2018 - It’s National Sarcoidosis Awareness Month and the CHEST Foundation, American Lung Association, and the Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research (FSR) have continued the Sarcoidosis: Seek Answers. Inspire Results. campaign that encourages people living with sarcoidosis to take a proactive role in their treatment plan.
Women in Pulmonary Webinar–Sex and Gender Differences in Diagnosing and Treating Asthma, COPD, and ILD
April 12, 2018 - Join us on April 23, from 2-3 pm CT for our FREE Women in Pulmonary webinar with Drs. Joe Zein, Dawn Demeo and Sonye Danoff. We will discuss some of the key gender and sex differences to be aware of when treating asthma, COPD and ILD. All are welcome to join!
Hot in Journal CHEST April 2018
April 04, 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 April, so let's hear from Dr. Carroll as he outlines his highlights.
First-Time Travel Grant Winner, First-Time CHEST Attendee
March 22, 2018 - Aaron Lampkin, MD, winner of a CHEST Foundation travel grant that allowed him to attend CHEST 2017, shares the impact of the CHEST community on him and attending his first CHEST annual meeting.
Helping Your Patients Understand CTEPH and PAH
March 19, 2018 - The CHEST Foundation has worked to provide tools you and your patients can use together to better your conversations regarding Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension (CTEPH) and Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH).
Women in Pulmonary: Being an Advocate for Yourself
March 14, 2018 - In the “Women in Pulmonary: Being an Advocate for Yourself” webinar on March 21 from 3 to 4 pm CT, Aneesa Das, MD, FCCP, and Roozehra Khan, DO, FCCP, will shed light on the root of problems women face in the field, make suggestions to overcome these barriers, and demonstrate how you can set yourself up for success in the workplace.
March #pulmCC Twitter Chat: The State of Sepsis: Revisions, Advancements, New Therapies
March 12, 2018 - In this #pulmcc Twitter chat, we’ll discuss some of the major issues in the identification and treatment of sepsis and will be joined by experts Dr. Steve Simpson and Dr. Alex Niven. We hope you’ll join us!
Hot in CHEST March 2018
March 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 March, so let's hear from Dr. Ramachandran as he outlines his highlights.
Bringing Respiratory Care to Asthma Clinics in Guyana
March 01, 2018 - Sharon Armstead, EMBA, RRT, winner of the 2017 CHEST Foundation Community Service grant, created a study abroad program to bring students to Guyana, her home country, and promote the importance of international mission work, especially when promoting the care of asthma and the pulmonary patient.
Sometimes the Doctor Isn’t Always Right–Paying Attention to Lifestyle Factors
February 22, 2018 - As part of Heart Month, Dr. Steven Hollenberg, member of the Cardiovascular Medicine and Surgery NetWork, shares his experience with a patient, and learning that sometimes lifestyle factors have a greater impact on an individual patient's life than a doctor's opinion or prediction.
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!
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