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.

Welcome back

 Jack Buckley, MD, MPH, FCCP

How can you better utilize CHEST?

In the latest episode of Piece by Piece, CHEST President Designate, Jack Buckley, MD, MPH, FCCP, shares his insights into how members can better utilize the CHEST network and other opportunities. Listen to or watch the episode to learn more about how CHEST can help you grow your professional community and enhance your expertise.


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Maximize your learning with one-of-a-kind experiences at CHEST 2022

Make the most of every moment at CHEST 2022. The annual meeting offers a wide range of educational sessions, interactive activities, networking opportunities, and more. Review this roundup of exciting experiences to expect from the event, then start planning your schedule using the CHEST Events app.


Doreen J. Addrizzo-Harris, MD, FCCP

Getting to know the incoming CHEST President

Learn more about CHEST President-Elect, Doreen J. Addrizzo-Harris, MD, FCCP. In this Q&A in the CHEST Physician® publication, she shares insights into her plans for her tenure and describes how CHEST members can support important organizational initiatives in 2023 and beyond.



Conversation starters: Topics you want to discuss

Adam Fox, MD

What is comprehensive biomarker testing, and who should order it?

The use of biomarker testing enables targeted treatment for patients with non-small cell lung cancer, but what this process entails has changed over time. Read this article by Lung Cancer Section Fellow-in-Training, Adam Fox, MD, to learn more about current testing practices and how teams can collaborate to identify the best testing options.


Diwakar Balachandran, MD, FCCP

Sleep in cancer patients

Many patients with cancer experience sleep disturbances. Get a comprehensive overview of the most commonly experienced sleep disorders and their recommended treatments in this review by Nonrespiratory Sleep Section Member-at-Large, Diwakar Balachandran, MD, FCCP.


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