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Membership & Community

If you want to make your mark in the community of chest medicine, you’ve come to the right place. Share an opinion, submit an idea, comment on a thread—this is the place where you can expand your circle of peers to get more of what you want out of CHEST.

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Tracking the evolution of ICU telemedicine

Since its inception, telemedicine has evolved significantly—and the COVID-19 pandemic forced even greater innovations. Learn more about how ICU telemedicine has changed, how institutions can implement better telemedicine programs, and what we can expect from the future of remote care.


Drew Harris, MD, FCCP

Transforming a foundation grant into a federally-funded initiative

When Drew Harris, MD, FCCP, applied for a CHEST Foundation grant, he wanted to discover whether a medical-legal partnership could improve health outcomes for vulnerable patients with asthma. In less than 2 years, that program grew into a National Institutes of Health-funded initiative that has helped hundreds of patients and counting.


Mayo Clinic wins CHEST Challenge

Mayo Clinic wins as CHEST Challenge returns to the stage

The CHEST Challenge Championship is a perennial favorite of the CHEST Annual Meeting—and after several years of virtual competitions, this year's event was more educational and entertaining than ever. Read about how the fellows from Mayo Clinic clinched the Rosen Cup.



Conversation starters: Topics you want to discuss

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Time-limited trials of critical care

Many people die in the ICU after undergoing lengthy, aggressive, and potentially nonbeneficial treatments. Read insights from Palliative and End-of-Life Care Section Member-at-Large, Bradley Hayward, MD, about how implementing time-limited trials, measured against patient-set goals, can help enhance shared decision-making and improve care.


Maeve MacMurdo, MBChB, and Abirami Subramanian, MD, MPH

Quaternary ammonium compounds: exposure and lung disease

Public exposure to quarternary ammonium compounds (QACS) has increased significantly due to COVID-19. In light of data showing a relationship between QACs and lung disease, Occupational & Environmental Health Section Members-at-Large, Maeve MacMurdo, MBChB, and Abirami Subramanian, MD, MPH, explore possible unintended consequences of these exposures.


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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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