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President: David Schulman, MD, MPH, FCCP

David A. Schulman, MD, MPH, FCCP

David Schulman, MD, MPH, FCCP, is a pulmonologist and sleep medicine physician with an extensive background in education and educational administration. He is a professor in the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine at Emory University in Atlanta and Director of the School of Medicine’s preclinical curriculum. He previously served as Director of Emory’s pulmonary and critical care medicine training program from 2006 to 2020. His academic interests include faculty development and research in the domains of teaching effectiveness and assessment.

Dr. Schulman’s work in education has been recognized with a Fellowship Innovation Award from the American Thoracic Society, the Outstanding Educator Award from the Association of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Program Directors (APCCMPD), the Parker J. Palmer Courage to Teach Award from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, and the Master Clinician Educator Award from the American College of Chest Physicians. He has previously served as President of the Southeast Thoracic Association (2011-2014) and the Association of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Program Directors (2013-2014).

Dr. Schulman served as Chair of the CHEST 2018 Scientific Program Committee where he focused on crafting novel, interactive programming with the aim of improving attendee engagement and knowledge retention. He also served as Program Chair of the 2019 CHEST Congress in Bangkok, Thailand. Dr. Schulman most recently served as the Editor in Chief of CHEST Physician (2017-2021). He previously served as Chair of the Council of NetWorks, as well as on the Education Committee, Training and Transitions Committee, Scientific Program Committee, Governance Committee, Board of Regents, and the CHEST SEEK Sleep and SEEK Pulmonary Editorial Boards. Dr. Schulman serves as the 84th President of CHEST.

President-Elect: Doreen J. Addrizzo-Harris, MD, FCCP

Doreen J. Addrizzo-Harris, MD, FCCP

Doreen J. Addrizzo-Harris, MD, FCCP, is a pulmonary/critical care physician with an extensive background in bronchiectasis and nontuberculous mycobacterial infection and medical education. Dr. Addrizzo-Harris is currently a Professor of Medicine at the NYU Grossman School of Medicine. She serves as the Associate Division Director for Clinical and Faculty Affairs, is the Director of the NYU Bronchiectasis and NTM Program, and is Co-Director of the NYU Pulmonary Faculty Practice. She is now serving in her 21st year as the Program Director of NYU’s Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship.

Dr. Addrizzo-Harris received her medical degree and completed her residency and fellowship training at New York University School of Medicine. Since completing her training, she was recruited to stay as a faculty member at NYU, where she has been a critical presence over the past 26 years. She has been instrumental in educating the next generation of pulmonary/critical care physicians and has won a number of awards for her teaching skills, most recently, the 2020 first place Program Director of the ATS Best Practice Program. Dr. Addrizzo-Harris has served on the board of the Association of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Program Directors (APCCMPD), including serving as President from 2006-2007. Academically, she authored 45 peer-reviewed publications and 63 scientific abstracts presented at international conferences. She has participated in numerous clinical trials, many as the principal investigator. Dr. Addrizzo-Harris has been recognized as a Distinguished CHEST Educator each year since its inception in 2017 and has received CHEST’s Distinguished Service Award in 2019 and Master Clinician Educator Award in 2021.

During her leadership tenure with CHEST, Dr. Addrizzo-Harris has served on the Marketing Committee, the Health and Science Policy Committee (Chair from 2007-2009), Government Relations Committee, Scientific Program Committee, Education Committee, Governance Committee, Editorial Board for CHEST Physician, Professional Standards Committee (Chair 2016-2018), Board of Regents, and CHEST Foundation Board of Trustees. Most recently, Dr. Addrizzo-Harris served as the President of the CHEST Foundation from 2018-2019 and Co-Chair of the Foundation Awards Committee from 2015-2020. Dr. Addrizzo-Harris will serve as the sixth woman to lead the American College of Chest Physicians.

President-Designate: Jack D. Buckley, MD, MPH, FCCP

Jack D. Buckley, MD, MPH, FCCP

John (Jack) D. Buckley, MD, MPH, FCCP, is a pulmonologist and critical care physician with an extensive background in education. He currently serves as the division leader of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine for the Henry Ford Medical Group and Health System.

Dr. Buckley received his undergraduate degree from Kalamazoo College and medical degree from Wayne State University. His residency in internal medicine and fellowships in pulmonary and critical care and health services research were completed at Indiana University. He additionally earned a Master of Public Health degree, also from Indiana University.

His impressive academic record includes authoring or co-authoring more than 40 publications and book chapters, as well as presenting over 100 lectures at international conferences. As a former fellowship program director at two institutions, Dr. Buckley has long been committed to championing and furthering pulmonary and critical care medical education. In collaboration between the Chinese Thoracic Society and CHEST, he served 6 years on a steering committee to help establish pulmonary and critical care medicine as a subspecialty in China. He and the group assisted with the development of fellowship training programs and presented at several Chinese Thoracic Society annual meetings and board review events. Dr. Buckley served as the keynote speaker for the annual meeting of the Chinese Thoracic Society in 2012.

For Dr. Buckley’s dedication to advancing PCCM education and faculty development, he received the CHEST Master Clinician Educator Award in 2016 and has been an annual Distinguished CHEST Educator (DCE) recipient since the award’s inception in 2017.

Dr. Buckley has been an active and engaged member of CHEST since 1997. He has served in leadership roles across many domains of the organization, including CHEST 2020 Congress Italy, Chair of the CHEST 2013 Scientific Program Committee, Board of Regents, Compensation Committee, Governance Committee, Training and Transitions Committee (Chair, 2011-2012) and Bylaws Committee (Chair, 2010-2012), Honor Lecture and Awards Committee, and the Affiliate NetWork. He currently serves on the CHEST SEEKTM Pulmonary Medicine Editorial Board and is the Chair of the Pulmonary Medicine Board Review.

Immediate Past President: Steven Q. Simpson, MD, FCCP

Steven Q Simpson

Steven Q. Simpson, MD, FCCP, is a pulmonologist and intensivist with an extensive background in sepsis and in critical care quality improvement. Dr. Simpson is Professor of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine at the University of Kansas. He is also a senior advisor to the Solving Sepsis initiative of the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) of the US Department of Health and Human Services.

He has conducted research in all areas of severe sepsis including molecular and cellular mechanisms, as well as translational, quality improvement, and computer modeling studies. He was a founder in 2005 of the Midwest Critical Care Collaborative, a multidisciplinary and interprofessional collaborative effort to improve the quality of critical care services throughout the Midwest. In 2007, he initiated the Kansas Sepsis Project, a statewide program to improve severe sepsis care and outcomes via continuing education both in sepsis and in quality improvement principles, and via interprofessional collaborations. Dr. Simpson is an author of the 2016 and 2020 updates of the Surviving Sepsis Campaign Guidelines. He is the Senior Medical Advisor for Sepsis Alliance, a nationwide patient information and advocacy organization. He currently serves as a panelist for the NIH COVID-19 Treatment Guidelines.

During his tenure at the University of New Mexico, he contributed to the discovery of a particular form of sepsis, the hantavirus pulmonary syndrome, and published numerous papers on the clinical description, the hemodynamic description, and the approach to supportive care for patients with the syndrome, including extracorporeal hemodynamic and oxygenation support. Dr. Simpson has authored over 200 scientific articles, book chapters, editorials, abstracts, and electronic media publications.

He was awarded the 2009 Eli Lilly Distinguished Scholar in Critical Care Medicine Award of the American College of Chest Physicians and the 2013 Roger C. Bone Memorial Lecture in Critical Care Medicine, which recognizes career contributions to the field of critical care medicine. He has also been recognized as a Distinguished CHEST Educator each year since its inception in 2017.

Dr. Simpson has served on the CHEST Board of Regents, numerous committees and task forces, and participates as a member of the CHEST SEEK Critical Care Medicine Editorial Board. Prior to being elected to the board, Dr. Simpson was Chair of CHEST’s Critical Care NetWork and Chair of the Council of NetWorks. Dr. Simpson has served as a founding member of the CHEST COVID-19 Task Force since April 2020.

Dr. Simpson served as the 83rd President of CHEST for the 2020-2021 term.

CHEST Past Presidents

2020-2021: Steven Q. Simpson, MD, FCCP
2019-2020: Stephanie M. Levine, MD, FCCP
2018-2019 Clayton T. Cowl, MD, MS, FCCP
2017-2018 John E. Studdard, MD, FCCP
2016-2017 Gerard A. Silvestri, MD, MS, FCCP
2015-2016 Barbara A. Phillips, MD, MSPH, FCCP
2014-2015 Curtis N. Sessler, MD, Master FCCP
2013-2014 Michael H. Baumann, MD, MS, FCCP
2012-2013 Darcy D. Marciniuk, MD, Master FCCP
2011-2012 Suhail Raoof, MD, Master FCCP
2010-2011 David D. Gutterman, MD, Master FCCP
2009-2010 Kalpalatha K. Guntupalli, MD, Master FCCP
2008-2009 James A. L. Mathers, Jr., MD, FCCP
2007-2008 Alvin V. Thomas, Jr., MD, FCCP
2006-2007 * Mark J. Rosen, MD, Master FCCP
2005-2006 W. Michael Alberts, MD, Master FCCP
2004-2005 Paul A. Kvale, MD, FCCP, Master FCCP
2003-2004 Richard S. Irwin, MD, Master FCCP
2002-2003 Udaya B. S. Prakash, MD, FCCP, Master FCCP
2001-2002 Sidney S. Braman, MD, Master FCCP
2000-2001 Robert G. Johnson, MD, Master FCCP
1999-2000 Susan K. Pingleton, MD, FCCP, Master FCCP
1998-1999 Allen I. Goldberg, MD, Master FCCP
1997-1998 D. Robert McCaffree, MD, Master FCCP
1996-1997 Bart Chernow, MD, Master FCCP
1995-1996 Deborah Shure, MD, Master FCCP
1994-1995 James B. D. Mark, MD, FCCP
1993-1994 * Ronald B. George, MD, Master FCCP
1992-1993 * Paul D. Stein, MD, Master FCCP
1991-1992 * Roger C. Bone, MD, Master FCCP
1990-1991 Alex G. Little, MD, FCCP
1989-1990 * Edward C. Rosenow III, MD, Master FCCP
1988-1989 * Marvin I. Dunn, MD, Master FCCP
1987-1988 * A. Jay Block, MD, Master FCCP
1986-1987 * Lawrence H. Cohn, MD, FCCP
1985-1986 James E. Dalen, MD, Master FCCP
1984-1985 Dick D. Briggs, Jr., MD, Master FCCP
1983-1984 * Sylvan Lee Weinberg, MD, FCCP
1982-1983 * W. Gerald Rainer, MD, FCCP
1981-1982 * Thomas L. Petty, MD, Master FCCP
1980-1981 * John G. Weg, MD, Master FCCP
1979-1980 * Leon Resnekov, MD, FCCP
1978-1979 * Harold C. Urschel, Jr., MD, FCCP
1977-1978 *Joseph C. Ross, MD, FCCP
1976-1977 * Matthew B. Divertie, MD, FCCP
1975-1976 * Crawford W. Adams, MD, FCCP
1974-1975 * Arthur C. Beall, Jr., MD, FCCP
1973-1974 * Howard S. Van Ordstrand, MD, FCCP
1972-1973 * Albert H. Andrews, MD, FCCP
1971-1972 * David P. Boyd, MD, FCCP
1970-1971 * Arthur M. Master, MD, FCCP
1969-1970 * Arthur M. Olsen, MD, Master FCCP
1968-1969 * Coleman B. Rabin, MD, FCCP
1967-1968 * William E. Adams, MD, FCCP
1966-1967 * Howell S. Randolph, MD, FCCP
1965-1966 * Oliver K. Niess, MD, FCCP
1964-1965 * Alfred Goldman, MD, FCCP
1963-1964 * Charles K. Petter, MD, FCCP
1962-1963 * John F. Briggs, MD, FCCP
1961-1962 * Hollis E. Johnson, MD, FCCP
1960-1961 * M. Jay Filpse, MD, FCCP
1959-1960 * Seymour M. Farber, MD, FCCP
1958-1959 * Donald R. McKay, MD, FCCP
1957-1958 * Burgess L. Gordon, MD, FCCP
1956-1957 * Herman J. Moersch, MD, FCCP
1955-1956 * James H. Stygall, MD, FCCP
1954-1955 * William A. Hudson, MD, FCCP
1953-1954 * Alvis E. Greer, MD, FCCP
1952-1953 * Andrew L. Banyai, MD, FCCP
1951-1952 * Chevalier L. Jackson, MD, FCCP
1950-1951 * Louis Mark, MD, FCCP
1949-1950 * Joseph C. Placak, Sr., MD, FCCP
1948-1949 * Richard H. Overholt, MD, FCCP
1947-1948 * Shelly U. Marietta, MD, FCCP
1946-1947 * Charles M. Henricks, MD, FCCP
1944-1946 * Jay Arthur Myers, MD, FCCP
1942-1944 * J. Winthrop Peabody, Sr., MD, FCCP
1941-1942 * Benjamin Goldberg, MD, FCCP
1940-1941 * John H. Peck, MD, FCCP
1939-1940 * Ralph C. Matson, MD, FCCP
1938-1939 * Champ H. Holmes, MD, FCCP
1937-1938 * Edward W. Hayes, Sr., MD, FCCP
1935-1937 * William Devitt, MD, FCCP

* = Deceased

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