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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.
The American College of Chest Physicians and the American Academy of Sleep Medicine Foundation advance sleep research in 2024 through partnership grant
January 17, 2024 - Beginning research in 2024, Tetyana Kendzerska, MD, PhD, is the 2023 recipient of the CHEST and the American Academy of Sleep Medicine Foundation Research Grant in Sleep Medicine.
CHEST awards grants for quality improvement in lung cancer diagnosis and treatment
January 05, 2024 - The American College of Chest Physicians announces Tamer Said Ahmed, MD, FCCP, and Adam Fox, MD, MS, as the recipients of grants to deploy quality improvement (QI) demonstration projects in biomarker testing for patients with suspected non-small cell lung cancer.
Jack D. Buckley, MD, MPH, FCCP, becomes 86th President of American College of Chest Physicians
January 03, 2024 - Effective January 1, Jack D. Buckley, MD, MPH, FCCP, is the new President of the American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST). John Howington, MD, MBA, FCCP, steps into the role of President-Elect, Neil S. Freedman, MD, FCCP, is the new President-Designate and Doreen Addrizzo-Harris, MD, FCCP, completes her term as President to become Immediate Past President of CHEST.
CMSS awards CHEST a $100,000 grant to improve diagnostic excellence in ILD
December 13, 2023 - CHEST was awarded a $100,000 grant from the Council of Medical Specialty Societies (CMSS) to launch a project, called, "'How We Do It': CHEST Experts Weigh In," which aims to inform future best practices in reducing the time to diagnosis for ILDs.
World AIDS Day 2023
December 01, 2023 - Together with the Forum of International Respiratory Societies, the American College of Chest Physicians is bringing attention to World AIDS Day.
The journal CHEST receives 2022 Impact Factor
November 16, 2023 - The journal CHEST, the official publication of the American College of Chest Physicians, received a Journal Impact Factor for research published in 2022.
World COPD Day 2023
November 15, 2023 - Together with the Forum of International Respiratory Societies, the American College of Chest Physicians is bringing attention to World COPD Day.
World Pneumonia Day 2023
November 12, 2023 - Together with the Forum of International Respiratory Societies, the American College of Chest Physicians is bringing attention to World Pneumonia Day.
Mentor announced in unique scholarship opportunity
October 26, 2023 - Başak Çoruh, MD, FCCP, will be the mentor for the 2024 APCCMPD and CHEST Medical Educator Scholar Diversity Fellowship, and applications for the mentee role are open through December 1.
CHEST awards grants to shorten time to diagnosis in ILD
October 18, 2023 - CHEST announces Kavitha Selvan, MD, and Amirahwaty Abdullah, MBBS, as the recipients for quality improvement grants to shorten time to diagnosis for interstitial lung disease.
World Lung Day 2023
September 25, 2023 - Together with the Forum of International Respiratory Societies, the American College of Chest Physicians is bringing attention to World Lung Cancer Day.
Lung cancer quality improvement grant available through CHEST
September 11, 2023 - The American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST) invites applicants to submit proposals for deploying a quality improvement (QI) demonstration project in support of an initiative addressing biomarker testing for patients with suspected non-small cell lung cancer.
Unique scholarship opportunity for fellows seeks to improve diversity in respiratory care
August 28, 2023 - The American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST) and the Association of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Program Directors (APCCMPD) launched the 2024 APCCMPD and CHEST Medical Educator Scholar Diversity Fellowship and are accepting applications for the mentor position.
World Lung Cancer Day 2023
July 31, 2023 - Together with the Forum of International Respiratory Societies, the American College of Chest Physicians is bringing attention to World Lung Cancer Day.
Quality improvement grant opportunity for ILD
July 28, 2023 - CHEST invites applicants to submit proposals for deploying a quality improvement demonstration project in support of the goals of Bridging Specialties™: Timely Diagnosis for ILD initiative.
World Bronchiectasis Day 2023
July 01, 2023 - Together with the Forum of International Respiratory Societies, the American College of Chest Physicians is bringing attention to World Bronchiectasis Day.
CHEST releases clinical practice guideline on antithrombotic therapy in arterial thrombosis and thromboembolism in COVID-19
June 29, 2023 - The American College of Chest Physicians® (CHEST) recently released a new clinical guideline on antithrombotic therapy in arterial thrombosis and thromboembolism in COVID-19. Published in the journal CHEST®, the guideline contains 11 evidence-based recommendations to improve risk-evaluation and to assist in determining the course of treatment.
World No Tobacco Day 2023
May 30, 2023 - Together with the Forum of International Respiratory Societies, the American College of Chest Physicians is bringing attention to World No Tobacco Day.
World Asthma Day 2023
May 01, 2023 - Together with the Forum of International Respiratory Societies, the American College of Chest Physicians is bringing attention to World Asthma Day.
CHEST launches publication focused on advocacy within health care
April 13, 2023 - A new CHEST publication will feature firsthand insights from clinicians advocating for improved patient care, those impacted by health issues, and organizations fighting for better outcomes for their own communities.
Evidence review calling for more research on the effect of race and ethnicity on pulmonary function testing
March 27, 2023 - The American College of Chest Physicians releases an evidence review and research statement noting 10 research gaps regarding the effect of race and ethnicity on pulmonary function testing.
World TB Day 2023
March 23, 2023 - Together with the Forum of International Respiratory Societies, the American College of Chest Physicians is bringing attention to World TB Day.
CHEST releases clinical practice guideline on respiratory management of patients with neuromuscular weakness
March 14, 2023 - The American College of Chest Physicians® (CHEST) issues a new clinical guideline on respiratory management of patients with neuromuscular weakness.
The American College of Chest Physicians and the American Academy of Sleep Medicine Foundation advance sleep research in 2023 through partnership grant
March 07, 2023 - Beginning research in 2023, Gonzalo Labarca, MD, is the 2022 recipient of the CHEST Foundation and the American Academy of Sleep Medicine Foundation Research Grant in Sleep Medicine.
Rare Disease Day 2023
February 27, 2023 - The expert steering committee for Bridging Specialties™: Timely Diagnosis for ILD is encouraging primary care and pulmonary clinicians to come together on Rare Disease Day to explore ways to shorten the time to diagnosis for pulmonary fibrosis and other interstitial lung diseases.
Doreen Addrizzo-Harris, MD, FCCP, becomes the 85th President of the American College of Chest Physicians
January 03, 2023 - Effective January 1, Doreen J. Addrizzo-Harris, MD, FCCP, is the new President of the American College of Chest Physicians® (CHEST). John (Jack) D. Buckley, MD, FCCP, steps into the role of President-Elect, John Howington, MD, MBA, FCCP, is the new President-Designate and David Schulman, MD, MPH, FCCP, completes his term as President to become Immediate Past President of CHEST.
World AIDS Day 2022
December 01, 2022 - Together with the Forum of International Respiratory Societies, the American College of Chest Physicians is bringing attention to the correlation between HIV and lung cancer for World AIDS Day.
World COPD Day 2022
November 16, 2022 - Together with the Forum of International Respiratory Societies, the American College of Chest Physicians is bringing attention to World COPD Day.
World Pneumonia Day 2022
November 11, 2022 - Together with the Forum of International Respiratory Societies, the American College of Chest Physicians is bringing attention to World Pnemonia Day.
Chicago Tribune names American College of Chest Physicians a winner of the Chicagoland Top Workplaces 2022 Award
November 08, 2022 - The American College of Chest Physician (CHEST) is named a winner of the Chicagoland Top Workplaces 2022 Award by Chicago Tribune
Dr. George Alba announced as latest Harold Amos Scholar in pulmonary and critical care medicine
October 26, 2022 - George Alba, MD, of Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard has been named the inaugural American College of Chest Physicians/American Thoracic Society/American Lung Association Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program Scholar.
CHEST announces editors in chief for new open access journals
October 17, 2022 - The American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST) announces Matthew Miles, MD, FCCP, and Hayley Gershengorn, MD, as editors in chief for new open access journals, CHEST Pulmonary and CHEST Critical Care.
World Lung Day 2022
September 23, 2022 - Together with the Forum of International Respiratory Societies, the American College of Chest Physicians is bringing attention to World Lung Day.
Pulmonary and primary care experts share research on delays to diagnosis in complex lung diseases
September 19, 2022 - The expert steering committee for Bridging Specialties™: Timely Diagnosis for ILD Patients release a white paper outlining the issues surrounding delays in diagnosing interstitial lung diseases (ILDs) like pulmonary fibrosis (PF).
Advanced bronchoscopy course joins CHEST simulation education
September 08, 2022 - The American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST) launches a new course on advanced bronchoscopy for peripheral nodules to its simulation learning offerings.
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