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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.
World No Tobacco Day 2019: Respiratory groups call for stronger implementation of WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control
May 31, 2019 - On World No Tobacco Day, the American College of Chest Physicians along with members of the Forum of International Respiratory Societies (FIRS), call for renewed efforts to strengthen the implementation of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) in all countries.
The Forum of International Respiratory Societies calls on health care providers worldwide to STOP for asthma!
May 07, 2019 - FIRS calls on global health care providers to STOP for asthma and evaluate symptoms, test response to therapy, observe and assess and finally proceed to adjust treatment
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