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CHEST Annual Meeting 2022 | Nashville | October 16-19

Meeting Location
Music City Center
Nashville, Tennessee


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At CHEST 2022, you’ll interact with the experts who are furthering innovation, advancing patient care, and educating the next generation of chest medicine professionals. Our featured faculty will expand your mind and help you think differently about the common—and uncommon—challenges you face in clinical practice.

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CHEST Annual Meeting 2022 | Nashville | October 16-19

Meeting Location
Music City Center
Nashville, Tennessee


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Honor and memorial lectures

Each year, CHEST honors physicians and others who are making significant or meritorious contributions to chest medicine. All honorees are recognized for advancing work in specific areas of chest medicine, mentorship, training, furthering the work of CHEST, and more. The individuals who are selected for these lectureships have been nominated and selected by their peers.

The 2022 Honor and Memorial Lectures cover the areas of education, critical care, cardiopulmonary physiology, interventional medicine, mechanical ventilation, COPD, and more.

Alexander S. Niven, MD, FCCP
EDWARD C. ROSENOW III, MD, MASTER FCCP/MASTER TEACHER ENDOWED HONOR LECTURE

Alexander S. Niven, MD, FCCP
Sunday, October 16 | 9:15 am – 10:15 am CT


This endowment, established in 2004, gives special recognition to Dr. Edward C. Rosenow, who has promoted the development and training of hundreds of chest physicians during his 3 decades at the Mayo Clinic. It acknowledges his role of mentoring pulmonary and critical care physicians into CHEST leadership roles, where he has fostered the development of physicians-in-training to improve patient care.

The lecture is generously funded by the CHEST Foundation.

Sandra G. Adams, MD, FCCP
THOMAS L. PETTY, MD, MASTER FCCP MEMORIAL LECTURE

Sandra G. Adams, MD, FCCP
Sunday, October 16 | 10:30 am – 11:30 am CT


This award honors Thomas L. Petty, MD, Master FCCP, who trained hundreds of physicians in COPD, oxygen therapy, and spirometry. This award is conferred to a CHEST Fellow (FCCP) known for their work in advancing the understanding of COPD pathogenesis and/or treatment and for exceptional mentoring and clinical instruction skills.

The lecture is generously funded by the CHEST Foundation.

Kenneth I. Berger, MD, FCCP
2021 DISTINGUISHED SCIENTIST HONOR LECTURE IN CARDIOPULMONARY PHYSIOLOGY

Kenneth I. Berger, MD, FCCP
Sunday, October 16 | 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm CT


This lecture, established in 1973, is awarded to a well-respected and published original investigator in pulmonary clinical physiology and to a CHEST Fellow (FCCP).

The lecture is generously funded by the CHEST Foundation.

Jack D. Buckley, MD, MPH, FCCP
PRESIDENTIAL HONOR LECTURE

Jack D. Buckley, MD, MPH, FCCP
Monday, October 17 | 9:15 am – 10:15 am CT


This award honors an outstanding CHEST faculty member. The current CHEST President selects the recipient based upon their exceptional expertise in a given field.

Jack D. Buckley, MD, MPH, FCCP
Nicholas J. Pastis, MD, FCCP
PASQUALE CIAGLIA MEMORIAL LECTURE IN INTERVENTIONAL MEDICINE

Nicholas J. Pastis, MD, FCCP
Monday, October 17 | 11:00 am – 12:00 pm CT


This award honors a CHEST member and Fellow (FCCP) who is well known for their work in international medicine, such as clinical state-of-the art innovations, economic impact, invention, interventional critical care, research opportunities, and/or a host of other interesting facets of interventional medicine.

The lecture is generously funded by the CHEST Foundation.

Nicholas J. Pastis, MD, FCCP
E. Wesley Ely, MD, MPH, FCCP
ROGER C. BONE MEMORIAL LECTURE IN CRITICAL CARE

E. Wesley Ely, MD, MPH, FCCP
Monday, October 17 | 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm CT


Established in 1997 to honor Roger C. Bone, MD, Master FCCP, a leader in critical care, sepsis, and sepsis research. Dr. Bone empowered physicians to communicate with patients and families about end-of-life issues and had significant achievements with CHEST. This award is conferred to a CHEST Fellow (FCCP) and world-renowned visionary in pulmonary and critical care medicine, who is accomplished as an academician, clinician, and author.

The lecture is generously funded by the CHEST Foundation.

E. Wesley Ely, MD, MPH, FCCP
Marin H. Kollef, MD, FCCP
MURRAY KORNFELD MEMORIAL FOUNDERS AWARD

Marin H. Kollef, MD, FCCP
Monday, October 17 | 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm CT


This lecture was established in 1974 in memory of Murray Kornfeld, founder of the Federation of American Sanatoria, which later became CHEST. This award is conferred to a CHEST Fellow (FCCP) who is a leader in pulmonary and critical care medicine, particularly in infection and inflammation, who is developing therapies expected to guide medicine into the future.

The lecture is generously funded by the CHEST Foundation.

Daniel A. Culver, DO, FCCP
OM P. SHARMA, MD, MASTER FCCP MEMORIAL LECTURE

Daniel A. Culver, DO, FCCP
Tuesday, October 18 | 9:15 am – 10:15 am CT


This lecture award honors the memory of Om P. Sharma, MD, Master FCCP, whose passionate work on the clinical aspects of sarcoidosis and other granulomatous disorders spanned 40 years. As a mentor and teacher, Dr. Sharma shared his expertise, experience, and exceptional knowledge to benefit countless patients and their families and health professionals. This award is conferred to a CHEST Fellow (FCCP) known for their work, including state-of-the art innovations and advancing understanding of the disorders, pathogenetic mechanisms, clinical evaluation, and treatment.

The lecture is generously funded by the CHEST Foundation.

Nneka O. Sederstrom, PhD, MS, MA, FCCP
RICHARD S. IRWIN, MD, MASTER FCCP HONOR LECTURE

Nneka O. Sederstrom, PhD, MS, MA, FCCP
Tuesday, October 18 | 2:45 pm – 3:45 pm CT


This lecture honors Richard S. Irwin, MD, Master FCCP, and his lifelong contributions in pulmonary and critical care medicine. Dr. Irwin’s work in research, practice, and as Editor in Chief of the journal CHEST® emphasized patient-focused care for more than 50 years, promoting tenets like shared-decision making and accounting for patient values and preferences in clinical care. It is awarded to a clinician or health care provider who has advanced patient-focused care within the chest medicine community.

The lecture is generously funded by the CHEST Foundation.

Martin J. Tobin, MBBCh, FCCP
2022 DISTINGUISHED SCIENTIST HONOR LECTURE IN CARDIOPULMONARY PHYSIOLOGY

Martin J. Tobin, MBBCh, FCCP
Tuesday, October 18 | 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm CT


This lecture, established in 1973, is awarded to a well-respected and published original investigator in pulmonary clinical physiology and to a CHEST Fellow (FCCP).

The lecture is generously funded by the CHEST Foundation.

Martin J. Tobin, MBBCh, FCCP
Stephanie M. Levine, MD, FCCP
MARK J. ROSEN, MD, MASTER FCCP ENDOWED MEMORIAL LECTURE

Stephanie M. Levine, MD, FCCP
Wednesday, October 19 | 8:00 am – 9:00 am CT


The inaugural Mark J. Rosen, MD, Master FCCP Endowed Memorial Lecture recognizes a CHEST educator who embodies the educational and leadership passion of Dr. Mark Rosen. This lecture, given in his memory, acknowledges his service as a clinician educator, faculty, mentor, and leader in the pulmonary and critical care medicine community nationally and internationally. Dr. Rosen’s distinguished career in pulmonary and critical care medicine spanned more than 4 decades, marked by his deep commitment to fostering leaders, medical education, medical training programs, patient care, and promoting international education.

The lecture is generously funded by the CHEST Foundation.

Stephanie M. Levine, MD, FCCP
Lisa Wolfe, MD, FCCP
MARGARET PFROMMER ENDOWED MEMORIAL LECTURE IN HOME-BASED MECHANICAL VENTILATION

Lisa Wolfe, MD, FCCP
Wednesday, October 19 | 9:15 am – 10:15 am CT


This award, established in 1999 by Dr. Eveline Faure and Dr. Allen I. Goldberg, honors their lifelong colleague and friend, Margaret Pfrommer, a polio survivor and patient advocate. It is awarded to a clinician or ventilator-dependent professional or advocate who has advanced mechanical ventilation and fostered partnerships between physicians and patients.

The Margaret Pfrommer Endowed Memorial Lecture in Home-Based Mechanical Ventilation is generously supported by International Ventilator Users Network of Post-Polio Health International and the CHEST Foundation.

Lisa Wolfe, MD, FCCP