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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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Early Career Professionals

Early career members: Get free access to education

Applications for Early Career Professional Development Scholarships are now open. Three selected applicants will receive free registration to CHEST 2022 and a $1,000 travel grant, a 1-year subscription to the CHEST SEEK™ Library, and 1 year of Enhanced CHEST membership. Apply, or nominate a fellow today.


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Discover what to do in Nashville during CHEST 2022

Get recommendations for can't-miss retaurants, attractions, and entertainment options from CHEST members and Nashville residents, Todd Rice, MD, FCCP, and Meredith Pugh, MD, MSCI. Start planning your itinerary of things to see and do every evening in Nashville this October.


Pooja N. Pandit, MD

Thoughts on your first job search

Finding an attending position is often one of the most stressful parts of the fellowship experience. In the latest addition to the Life of a Fellow blog post series, Pooja N. Pandit, MD, shares tips to take the stress out of finding a job in your third year. Watch for new blogs in the series for more tips to make your fellowship experience even better.



Conversation starters: Topics you want to discuss

Farrukh Abbas, MBBS, and Sandra G. Adams, MD, MS, FCCP

Go TEAM! Shared decision-making tool for patient-clinician collaboration in severe asthma

It's been shown that engaged patients play a major role in their asthma management. Read recommendations from members, Farrukh Abbas, MBBS, and Sandra G. Adams, MD, MS, FCCP, for improving your shared decision-making process with patients with asthma. The authors also provide a tool to help you implement a more effective decision-making process.


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Mind the gap: Improving adherence to lung cancer screening follow-up

Following lung cancer screening guidelines is shown to improve outcomes, but in real-world scenarios, adherence to these recommendations is poor. In this article from the CHEST Physician® publication, John Howe, MD, and Jose De Cardenas, MD, FCCP, review data on current rates of lung cancer screening follow-up and the disparities in adherence between Black and White patients.


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