CHEST® Journal

CHEST Journal

Each month, the journal CHEST® features the best in peer-reviewed, cutting-edge original research in the multidisciplinary specialties of chest medicine: pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine; thoracic surgery; cardiorespiratory interactions; and related disciplines. It is home to our highly regarded clinical practice guidelines and consensus statements. Readers find the latest research posted in the Online First section each week and access series that provide insight into relevant clinical areas, such as Recent Advances in Chest Medicine; Topics in Practice Management; Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Pearls; Ultrasound Corner; Chest Imaging and Pathology for Clinicians; and Contemporary Reviews. Point/Counterpoint Editorials and the CHEST Journal Podcasts address controversial issues, fostering discussion among physicians. The journal CHEST is our official publication and is available in print, online, on the mobile Web, and as an app for Android and Apple® devices.

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American College of Chest Physicians members receive the journal as part of their membership package. Learn more about membership.

Nonmembers and institutions can subscribe by contacting Elsevier Customer Service for assistance or Tel: + 1 (800) 654-2452 (United States and Canada); +1 (314) 447-8871 (outside United States and Canada).


General Information

Editor in Chief: Richard S. Irwin, MD, Master FCCP
Published monthly
Archived back to 1935

Submission/Review Stats

Acceptance rate: 9-13% for Original Research
Time to first decision: 3 weeks
Acceptance to publication: 2 to 3 weeks to Online First, 5 months to print
Submission site: http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/chest

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