CHEST Members

Membership & Community

As a CHEST member, you’re part of a strong network of clinicians representing every profession and experience level in chest medicine. With us, you can develop personal and professional connections, cultivate your leadership skills, advocate for policies that improve access to health, and advance your career.


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Scientific Program Committee meeting

Get an inside look at the recent Scientific Program Committee meeting

Member of the Scientific Program Committee, Mauricio Danckers, MD, FCCP, took over CHEST's social media to give an inside look as the committee met to plan the education at CHEST 2024.


CHEST member at the annual meeting

Find your community in CHEST Networks

Become a CHEST member, and join a CHEST Network to have the space to explore areas of chest medicine that interest you. Plus, gain access to leadership opportunities and opportunities to collaborate with chest professionals.


Abstract presentations

Present your research at CHEST 2024

The Call for Abstracts and Case Reports for CHEST 2024 is now open. Submit your new research on emerging scientific and clinical advancements happening in the critical care, pulmonary, and sleep fields. Submissions are due Monday, March 25, at 2 pm CT.


Conversation starters: Topics you want to discuss

lung model

Updates in evidence for rituximab in interstitial lung disease

Members of the Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD) Section highlight two clinical trials that investigated the use of rituximab in both patients with severe or progressive autoimmune ILD and patients with systemic sclerosis-associated ILD.


Endoscopy procedure

Examining the past and looking toward the future: The need for quality data in interventional pulmonology

Evolving technological advancements in interventional pulmonology should be supported by research based on high-quality clinical trials. Participating in high-quality interventional pulmonary research should be a top priority for those practicing in the field, according to members of the Interventional Procedures Section.


Submit an idea

Do you have a great idea?

If you’re as passionate about pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine as we are, you’re probably bursting with ideas on how we can advance those fields. Maybe you want to create a new practice tool or a different educational approach, or perhaps you want to create a patient resource. Let us know what you’re thinking, and we’ll see if we can get it off the ground together.


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Join the conversation on social media and connect with members of the CHEST community.

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Advance your career. Become an FCCP.

When you become an FCCP (Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians), you play an active role in advancing the field of chest medicine while enjoying the prestige of being associated with a distinctive group of chest medicine professionals.

“For me, obtaining FCCP was quite an honor and very important for career development—promotion, being asked to give talks, write papers, and more.”

– Carolyn M. D'Ambrosio, MD, MS, FCCP