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CHEST® Critical Care launches first issue

Glenview, Illinois – A new scientific publication, CHEST® Critical Care, published its inaugural issue June 22, 2023. As part of the journal CHEST® portfolio, this online-only publication is dedicated entirely to the field of critical care medicine.

“I’m ecstatic for this launch. We are grateful to our authors for the trust they put in us and are excited to share their work with our critical care colleagues around the world,” says Hayley Gershengorn, MD, Editor in Chief of CHEST Critical Care. “The editorial team and the American College of Chest Physicians staff have worked tirelessly on this journal, and it’s incredibly gratifying to see the first issue publish.”

Included in issue one:

CHEST Critical Care focuses on a wide range of topic areas of clinically relevant research and patient management guidance for critical care medicine, including:

  • ARDS and Acute Respiratory Failure
  • End-of-Life Care
  • ICU Organization
  • Injury
  • Mechanical Ventilation and Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
  • Medical Education
  • Post-ICU Syndrome
  • Sepsis and Infections
  • Shock

Similar to the flagship journal, CHEST Critical Care accepts submissions of original research, case series and research letters. To represent the breadth of intensive care medicine, CHEST Critical Care aims to encompass the diversity in populations affected (including medical and surgical, adults and children, patients in high- and low-resourced settings and more), reported on by any ICU clinician, using a variety of methodologic approaches (including comparative effectiveness, qualitative studies, pilot studies and more).

The American College of Chest Physicians is also expanding its journal footprint with another addition to the portfolio, CHEST® Pulmonary, which will publish its first issue in the coming weeks.

To view the whole issue and sign up for email notifications about newly published articles, visit Follow @journal_CHEST on Twitter, and search the hashtag #journal_CHESTCritCare for the latest updates.

About the American College of Chest Physicians
The American College of Chest Physicians® (CHEST) is the global leader in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of chest diseases. Its mission is to champion advanced clinical practice, education, communication and research in chest medicine. It serves as an essential connection to clinical knowledge and resources for its 19,000+ members from around the world who provide patient care in pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine. For information about the American College of Chest Physicians, and its flagship journal CHEST®, visit