CHEST 2022 Awards and Recognition

CHEST Annual Meeting 2022 | Nashville | October 16-19

Meeting Location
Music City Center
Nashville, Tennessee

Each year, CHEST recognizes members who are making an impact—through their dedication to the organization, by their contributions to medical research and clinical practice, through their commitment to educating the next generation, and so much more.

Award recipients

CHEST Annual Meeting 2022 | Nashville | October 16-19

Meeting Location
Music City Center
Nashville, Tennessee


Award Winners

Join us in recognizing the 2022 award recipients during the Opening Session on Sunday, October 16, at 3:45 pm CT.

Gerard A. Silvestri, MD, MS, FCCP

Gerard A. Silvestri, MD, MS, FCCP
Masters of CHEST are national or international Fellows of CHEST who have distinguished themselves by attaining professional preeminence. Because of their personal character and leadership; extraordinary contributions to medical research, clinical practice, quality improvement, or medical education; and years of enduring and outstanding service to CHEST, they have advanced chest medicine.

Aneesa M. Das, MD, FCCP

Aneesa M. Das, MD, FCCP
This award is conferred to a CHEST Fellow (FCCP) who has held a CHEST leadership position; has led significant society achievements; and/or has donated time, leadership, and service to CHEST.

William R. Auger, MD, FCCP

William R. Auger, MD, FCCP
The College Medalist Award is a long-standing CHEST tradition. This award is given for meritorious service in furthering progress in the field of diseases of the chest.

Todd W. Rice, MD, FCCP

Todd W. Rice, MD, FCCP
This award honors Alfred Soffer, Master FCCP, Editor-in-Chief of the journal CHEST® from 1968 to 1993, and Executive Director of CHEST from 1969 to 1992. Recipients have made significant contributions to CHEST and are often world experts in their fields, have written numerous papers and abstracts, have served as primary investigators, and/or have served as a department editor of the journal CHEST.

Todd W. Rice, MD, FCCP
Mauricio Danckers, MD, FCCP

Mauricio Danckers, MD, FCCP
The Early Career Clinician Educator Award recognizes the achievements of a clinician educator who has already made significant contributions to CHEST educational activities and is committed to continuing to grow as CHEST faculty.

Mauricio Danckers, MD, FCCP
Neil R. MacIntyre, MD, FCCP

Neil R. MacIntyre, MD, FCCP
The Master Clinician Educator Award recognizes long-term achievements of one clinician educator who has made significant contributions to CHEST activities and has demonstrated a strong commitment to medical education throughout their career.

Neil R. MacIntyre, MD, FCCP

Distinguished CHEST Educators

CHEST is pleased to announce the 2022 Distinguished CHEST Educators (DCEs). These individuals have shown great commitment, involvement, and leadership in CHEST education programs and activities.

DCE recipients represent the top 4% of CHEST’s international faculty and are recognized for their achievements and long-term contributions to the design and delivery of CHEST education. DCEs are selected on a yearly basis, based on the past 3 years of CHEST educational activities. It is a 1-year designation and can be received multiple times.

This year’s elite group of 187 recipients include 25 individuals who are received the designation for the first time.

Sandra Adams, MD, MS, FCCP

Doreen Addrizzo-Harris, MD, FCCP

Muhammad Adrish, MD, MBA, FCCP

John Agapian, MD, FCCP

Ritwick Agrawal, MD, MS, FCCP

Abhinav Agrawal, MD, FCCP

Jason Akulian, MD, FCCP

Raed Alalawi, MD, FCCP

J. Shirine Allam, MD, FCCP

Christine Argento, MD, FCCP

David Bell, MD, FCCP

Hassan Bencheqroun, MD, FCCP

Michel Boivin, MD, FCCP

Jean Bourbeau, MD, MS, FCCP

David Bowton, MD, FCCP

Shari Brosnahan, MD

Jack Buckley, MD, MPH, FCCP

Casey Cable, MD, MSc

Michelle Cao, DO, FCCP

Brian Carlin, MD

Christopher Carroll, MD, FCCP

Mary Cataletto, MD, FCCP

June Chae, MD

Kevin Chan, MD, FCCP

Subani Chandra, MD, FCCP

Nauman Chaudary, MBBS, FCCP

Alexander Chen, MD, FCCP

George Zhi Cheng, MD, PhD, FCCP

Neala Cline, RN

Nancy Collop, MD, Master FCCP

Basak Coruh, MD, FCCP

Clayton Cowl, MD, MS, FCCP

Angel Coz, MD, FCCP

Carolyn D'Ambrosio, MD, FCCP

Bhavinkumar Dalal, MD, FCCP

Mauricio Danckers, MD, FCCP

Neha Dangayach, MD, FCCP

Aneesa Das, MD, FCCP

John Davies, RRT, MA, FCCP

Zachary DePew, MD, FCCP

Amanda Dexter, RRT, MSc

Jeffrey Dichter, MD, FCCP

Daniel Dilling, MD, FCCP

Kevin Doerschug, MD, MS, FCCP

Stephen Doyle, DO, MBA, FCCP

Eric Edell, MD, FCCP

Jean Elwing, MD, FCCP

William Enfinger

Saadia Faiz, MD, FCCP

David Feller-Kopman, MD, FCCP

Mark Fenton, MD, MSc, FCCP

Jason Filopei, MD

Neil Freedman, MD, FCCP

Laura Frye, MD

Thomas Fuhrman, MD, MS, FCCP

John Gaillard, MD, FCCP

Alice Gallo De Moraes, MD

De De Gardner, RRT, DrPh, FCCP

Anne Gonzalez, MD

Yonatan Greenstein, MD, FCCP

Nicola Hanania, MD, MS, FCCP

Demondes Haynes, MD, FCCP

Matthew Hegewald, MD, FCCP

Kathryn Hibbert, MD

Van Holden, MD, FCCP

Steven Hollenberg, MD, FCCP

Aaron Holley, MD, FCCP

Robert Hyzy, MD, FCCP

David Janz, MD, MSc

Laura Johnson, MD, FCCP

Carl Kaplan, MD, FCCP

Viren Kaul, MD, FCCP

William Kelly, MD, FCCP

Cassie Kennedy, MD, FCCP

Corey Kershaw, MD, FCCP

Holly Keyt, MD, FCCP

Roozehra Khan, DO, FCCP

Sandhya Khurana, MD, FCCP

Andrew Klein, RRT, MS, FCCP

Seth Koenig, MD, FCCP

Monica Kraft, MD, FCCP

Karol Kremens, MD, FCCP

Tejaswini Kulkarni, MD, MBBS, FCCP

Sunita Kumar, MD, MBBS, FCCP

Anupam Kumar, MD, FCCP

Chitra Lal, MD, MBBS, FCCP

Carla Lamb, MD, FCCP

Janna Landsperger, APRN-BC, FCCP

Mark Lavercombe, MBBS, FCCP

Hans Lee, MD, FCCP

Deborah Jo Levine, MD, MS, FCCP

Stephanie Levine, MD, FCCP

Mariam Louis, MD, FCCP

Kenneth Lyn-Kew, MD

Michael Machuzak, MD

Neil MacIntyre, MD, FCCP

Donald Mahler, MD, FCCP

Kamran Mahmood, MD, MPH

Fabien Maldonado, MD, FCCP

Darcy Marciniuk, MD, Master FCCP

Gregory Marler, DNP, ACNP, FCCP

Diego Maselli Caceres, MD, FCCP

Stephen Mathai, MD, MHS, FCCP

Benji Mathews, MD

Ryan Maves, MD

Paul Mayo, MD, FCCP

Henry Mayo-Malasky, MD

Peter Mazzone, MD, MPH, FCCP

Danielle McCamey, ACNP, FCCP

Sarah Medrek, MD

Hiren Mehta, MD, FCCP

Jonathan Mendelson, MD, FCCP

Matthew Miles, MD, MEd, FCCP

Taro Minami, MD, FCCP

Lisa Moores, MD, FCCP

Amy Morris, MD, FCCP

John Mullon, MD, FCCP

Septimiu Murgu, MD, FCCP

Ali Musani, MBBS, FCCP

Mangala Narasimhan, DO, FCCP

Darlene Nelson, MD, FCCP

Alexander Niven, MD, FCCP

Kevin O'Neil, MD, MHA, FCCP

Erik Osborn, MD

Daniel Ouellette, MD, MS, FCCP

Nicholas Pastis, MD, FCCP

Paru Patrawalla, MD, FCCP

Cheryl Paulson, RRT, MEd

Kelly Pennington, MD

Jay Peters, MD, FCCP

Margaret Pisani, MD, MPH, FCCP

Jason Poston, MD

Whitney Prince, MD, FCCP

Meredith Pugh, MD

Parth Rali, MD, MBBS

Navitha Ramesh, MD, MBBS, FCCP

Suhail Raoof, MBBS, Master FCCP

Marcos Restrepo, MD, PhD, FCCP

Todd Rice, MD, FCCP

Otis Rickman, DO, FCCP

M. Patricia Rivera, MD, FCCP

Linda Rogers, MD, FCCP

Bernard Roth, MD, FCCP

Jay Ryu, MD, FCCP

Ashutosh Sachdeva, MBBS, FCCP

Sandeep Sahay, MD, FCCP

Anthony Saleh, MD, FCCP

Lewis Satterwhite, MD, BA, FCCP

Gregory Schmidt, MD, FCCP

Mary Beth Scholand, MD, FCCP

David Schulman, MD, MPH, FCCP

Audra Schwalk, MD

Brady Scott, PhD, RRT, FCCP

Nneka Sederstrom, PhD, MA, FCCP

Sameep Sehgal, MBBS, FCCP

Bernardo Selim, MD, FCCP

Curtis Sessler, MD, Master FCCP

Sonali Sethi, MD, FCCP

Rakesh Shah, MD, FCCP

Shahid Sheikh, MD, FCCP

Ariel Shiloh, MD, FCCP

Samira Shojaee, MD, MPH, FCCP

Gerard Silvestri, MD, MS, FCCP

Steven Simpson, MD, FCCP

Jaspal Singh, MD, FCCP

Amik Sodhi, MBBS, FCCP

Susan Stempek, PA-C, MS, FCCP

James Stoller, MD, MS, FCCP

William Stringer, MD, FCCP

Salim Surani, MD, MSc, FCCP

Nichole Tanner, MD, MS, FCCP

Lynn Tanoue, MD, FCCP

Victor Test, MD, FCCP

Lauren Tobias, MD

Arthur Tokarczyk, MD, FCCP

James Town, MD

Kanta Velamuri, MD, MBBS, FCCP

Saiprakash Venkateshiah, MD, FCCP

Momen Wahidi, MD, MBA, FCCP

Tyler Weiss, RRT-ACCS, MSc, FCCP

Troy Wilson, AAS

Gretchen Winter, MD

Lisa Wolfe, MD, FCCP

Henry Yaggi, MD

Lonny Yarmus, DO, MBA, FCCP

Natalie Yip, MD

David Zielinski, MD, FCCP

New FCCP Designees

Congratulations to those CHEST members who obtained the Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians (FCCP) designation over the last year.

Pursuit of FCCP demonstrates excellence in chest medicine and symbolizes commitment as a leader at the forefront of clinical chest medicine. In 2022, CHEST awarded a total of 70 FCCPs representing nine countries and 28 of the 50 United States.

This year’s new initiates will be recognized at the Opening Session on Sunday, October 16, at 3:45 pm CT. We hope you can join us in recognizing this year’s new initiates.

Oriade Adeoye, MD, FCCP

Abhinav Agrawal, MD, FCCP

Mohammed Al-Halawani, MD, FCCP

Mohammed Al-Jaghbeer, MD, MBBS, FCCP

Anas Al-khateeb, MD, FCCP

Sammar Alsunaid, MD, FCCP

Ashish Arora, MD, MBBS, FCCP

Christopher Battaglia, MD, FCCP

Said Chaaban, MD, FCCP

Chee-Shee Chai, MBBS, FCCP

Ordessia Charran, MD, FCCP

Jeffrey Chick, MD, FCCP

Megan Conroy, MD, FCCP

Praveen Datar, MD, MBBS, FCCP

Srikanth Davuluri, MD, FCCP

Labib Debiane, MD, FCCP

Javier Dieguez, MD, FCCP

Sylvester Dijeh, MBBS, FCCP

Stephen Doyle, DO, MBA, FCCP

Siddharth Dugar, MBBS, FCCP

Gaurav Dutta, MD, MBBS, FCCP

MD Arshad Ejazi, MD, FCCP

Bassel Ericsoussi, MD, FCCP

Salah Fares, MD, FCCP

Mohamed Fayed, MD, MBChB, FCCP

Jordan Fein, MD, FCCP

Evgeni Gershman, MD, FCCP

Christian Ghattas, MD, FCCP

David Guidry, MD, FCCP

Sandeep Gupta, MBBS, FCCP

Jessie Harvey, MD, FCCP

Zubair Hasan, MD, FCCP

Maria Iliescu-Levine, MD, FCCP

Faraz Jaffer, MD, FCCP

Eric Jeng, MD, FCCP

Eyad Kawar, MD, FCCP

Malik Khurram Khan, MD, FCCP

Yasin Khan, MD, FCCP

Andrew Klein, MS, RRT-ACCS, FCCP

Maksim Korotun, DO, FCCP

Bryan Krajicek, MD, FCCP

Tejaswini Kulkarni, MD, MBBS, FCCP

Jonathan Kurman, MD, MBA

Sebastian Kurz, MD, FCCP

Ahmed Mahmoud, MD, FCCP

Sujay Mehta, MBBS, DTM, FCCP

Jonathan Mendelson, MD, FCCP

Florence Morriello, MD, FCCP

Mouhib Naddour, MD, FCCP

Nasir Nasim, MD, FCCP

Nikhilesh Pasari, MD, FCCP

Muntean Emil, MD, FCCP

Luis Quintero, DO, MPH, FCCP

Avinash Ramdass, MD, FCCP

Vinoo Ramsaran, MBBS, FCCP

Suresh Sagadevan, MD, MBBS, FCCP

Biplab Saha, MD, FCCP

Gayathri Sathiyamoorthy, MD, FCCP

Harald Sauthoff, MD, FCCP

Parijat Sen, MD, MBBS, FCCP

Ronak Shah, MD, FCCP

Bishow Shrestha, MD, MBBS, FCCP

Amsel Siore, MD, FCCP

Megan Sisk, DO, FCCP

Matthew Smith, PA-C, FCCP

Shashvat Sukhal, MD, FCCP

Sateyay Tayade, MBBS, DTCD, FCCP

Andrew Tomlinson, MD, FCCP

Hidayat Ullah, MBBS, FCCP

James Walker Jr., MD, PhD, FCCP

Scientific Abstract Awards

Alfred Soffer Research Awards

Presented abstracts will be judged by session moderators, and award recipients will be selected for their outstanding original scientific research. Finalists will be evaluated on the basis of their written abstract and the quality of their oral presentation. This award is named in honor of Alfred Soffer, MD, Master FCCP, who was Editor in Chief of the journal CHEST® from 1968 to 1993, and Executive Director of CHEST from 1969 to 1992.

Young Investigator Awards

Investigators who are enrolled in a training or fellowship program or who have completed a fellowship program within 5 years prior to CHEST 2022 are eligible for Young Investigator Awards. Presenters will be evaluated on the basis of their written abstract and presentation. Recipients will be selected by judges from the Scientific Presentations and Awards Committee for their outstanding original scientific research.

Top 5 Poster Awards

Awards will be granted to the finalists presenting the top scientific research posters. Presenters will be evaluated on the basis of their written abstract, the quality of their research, and their oral presentation. Award recipients will be selected by judges from the Scientific Presentations and Awards Committee for their outstanding original scientific research and will receive a ribbon.