CHEST Members

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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Poster presenter discusses his work at CHEST 2022

Present your research at CHEST 2023

The Call for Abstracts and Case Reports for CHEST 2023 is now open. Submit your new research for the chance to get feedback from expert faculty, share your findings with the international chest medicine community, and help guide the curriulum at the annual meeting. Submissions are due Friday, March 31, at 2 pm CT.


CHEST Critical Care Editor in Chief, Hayley Gershengorn, MD, and CHEST Pulmonary Editor in Chief, Matthew Miles, MD, FCCP

New open access journals are now accepting submissions

The two new open access publications in the journal CHEST® portfolio, CHEST® Critical Care and CHEST® Pulmonary, are now accepting submissions. Editors in Chief, Hayley Gershengorn, MD, and Matthew Miles, MD, FCCP, share tips for submitters, what to expect from the new journals, and their strategy for building their editorial boards.


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Influence the creation of high-quality guidelines

Help improve the provision of patient care and ensure consistency across providers by submitting a preliminary topic proposal for a CHEST clinical practice guideline or expert panel report. Submissions are due Friday, March 31.



Conversation starters: Topics you want to discuss

CHEST President Doreen Addrizzo-Harris, MD, FCCP, giving a speech

CHEST President shares inside look at priorities, plans for 2023

Read insights shared by new CHEST President, Doreen J. Addrizzo-Harris, MD, FCCP, during her speech at the CHEST 2022 Opening Session this past October. Learn more about her priorities for the presidency, including a greater focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion; her path to leadership; and her plans for the organization in 2023.


Parth Rali, MD, who spoke at a CHEST 2022 session on VTE

Panelists scrutinize controversial, evolving treatment guidance for VTE

CHEST member, Parth Rali, MD, and other speakers reviewed the latest guidance on the role of catheter-directed thrombolysis in treating patients with VTE during a session at CHEST 2022.


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