CHEST Guideline Topic Submissions

CHEST relies on the input of members, volunteers, leaders, and staff to define and pursue opportunities to create high-quality, relevant guidelines. The deadline to submit a preliminary topic proposal has been extended until April 15, 2024.

Those who submit topic proposals will be considered for Chair (or a panelist) of the proposed guideline, subject to qualifications and conflicts of interest review per CHEST policy.

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TOPIC PROPOSAL CRITERIA


Proposals that meet the following criteria will be prioritized for development:

  • Practice and/or health outcome can be significantly improved by the application of evidence- based statements
  • Wide variability exists within practice
  • New or recently evolved treatment or diagnostic strategies
  • High global, public health, and/or economic impact
  • Reflects the constituency of CHEST, and crosses over to various disciplines of chest medicine

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES


2024 SUBMISSION TIMELINE


15
April

Preliminary topic proposals due


15
May

Invitations to submit full guideline proposals sent


15
July

Full guideline proposals due


15
Sept

Final guideline topic decisions made

DEVELOPMENT & COMPLETION


Jan
2025

Guideline development begins


Dec
2026

Anticipated guideline completion


If you have questions, please contact guidelines@chestnet.org »