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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Dionne M. Morgan, MBBS, FCCP

Read one physician’s approach to choosing how to recertify

Dionne M. Morgan, MBBS, FCCP, shares her decision-making process for choosing to recertify with either the 10-year exam or the new Longitudinal Knowledge Assessment option in a blog post. Learn more about her thought process behind choosing to take a hybrid approach for the four certifications she maintains.


2023 Call for Committee Applications

Become a leader in the chest medicine community

Now is your chance to start—or continue—your leadership journey with CHEST. Apply to the 2023 Call for Committee Applications, now open until Monday, June 5. Enrich your professional development as a leader in one of our Networks, Education Subcommittees, Live Learning Domain Task Forces, and more.


Sandhya Khurana, MD, FCCP

Meet the Faculty: CHEST Pulmonary Medicine Board Review 2023

It's the season of certification and recertification. Learn more about CHEST Pulmonary Medicine Board Review 2023 Vice-Chair, Sandhya Khurana, MD, FCCP, in a new blog post. Gain insights into her teaching philosophy, her career in medicine, and what to expect at CHEST Board Review in Miami, FL, this August.



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Emerging role of tele-rehab: Efficacy and challenges

Interest in nontraditional models of pulmonary rehabilitation have grown in recent years, but more studies are needed to determine the characteristics of patients who would benefit most from these models. Learn about the challenges of tele-rehab in this article from Pulmonary Physiology and Rehabilitation Section Members-at-Large, Rania Abdallah, MD, FCCP, and Malik Khurram Khan, MD, and Fellow-in-Training, Fatima Zeba, MD.


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Replacing the Lung Allocation Score

The Composite Allocation Score (CAS) replaced the Lung Allocation Score (LAS) for matching donor lungs to transplant candidates in the United States this March. Lung Transplant Section Members-at-Large, Gloria Li, MD, and Keith Wille, MD, MSPH, dissect the differences between the two scoring systems.


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