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Supplemental Oxygen Bill Introduced With CHEST Support
March 08, 2024 - Through collaborative work with legislators and society partners, the American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST) has been a key player in introducing a new supplemental oxygen bill to Congress.
CHEST Joins Equity and Justice Initiative Started by AMA
February 12, 2024 - CHEST commits to engaging in efforts that will have a meaningful impact on health equity.
Urging Changes to Proposed Critical Care Billing Policy
February 06, 2024 - CHEST responds to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' proposed change on critical care billing policies.
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Press Releases

Mentee announced in unique scholarship opportunity
April 16, 2024 - Esha Kapania, MD, will be the mentee for the 2024 APCCMPD and CHEST Medical Educator Scholar Diversity Fellowship, and applications for the 2025 mentor role are open through May 1.
World TB Day 2024
March 21, 2024 - Together with the Forum of International Respiratory Societies, the American College of Chest Physicians is bringing attention to World TB Day.
Accreditation with Commendation Awarded to the American College of Chest Physicians
February 22, 2024 - The American College of Chest Physicians received accreditation with commendation from the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education and reaccreditation from the Society for Simulation in Healthcare.
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Blog posts

Secondhand Smoke May Be Fueling an Increase in Lung Cancer Diagnoses in Chinese American Women
March 14, 2024 - Chien-Ching Li, PhD, MPH, is using CHEST grant funding to increase awareness among Chinese American women about the risks of secondhand smoke.
Explore CHEST Courses Encompassing the Full Spectrum of Diagnostic Bronchoscopy
February 29, 2024 - Bronchoscopy is a defining procedure for chest physicians. Learn about the CHEST simulation courses providing continued education in bronchoscopy.
Training Physical Therapists Amid Rising Pulmonary Disease in Turkey
January 22, 2024 - A CHEST grant supported a respiratory care training program in Turkey that aims to improve care of patients with pulmonary disease.
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Thought Leaders Blog

My Path for Board Recertification
June 28, 2023 - The Longitudinal Knowledge Assessment option has created new opportunities for recertification. Saadia Faiz, MD, FCCP, shares insights into how she’ll maintain her four board certifications in light of these new options.
Slow Is Smooth and Smooth Is Fast: My Journey in Preparing for My Pulmonary Board Certification
June 28, 2023 - Michele Iguina, MD, explains her path to initial certification and the resources she used to prepare herself for the big exam.
Sharing Gratitude for Our Volunteers This Volunteer Appreciation Week
April 14, 2023 - CHEST President Doreen Addrizzo-Harris, MD, FCCP, shares her gratitude for the many amazing volunteers who give their time and expertise to CHEST this Volunteer Appreciation Week.
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