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CHEST Networks

CHEST Networks are special interest groups that focus on specific areas of chest medicine. Through forums for leadership, education, and advocacy, Networks emphasize the clinical and practice issues that clinicians face today.

Only CHEST members can join any of the seven Networks and gain access to new possibilities for professional and personal development.

JOIN A NETWORK

Your on-ramp for leadership and educational opportunities

When you join a Network, the possibilities available to you within CHEST will quickly multiply. Your involvement with the CHEST community will expand on a local, national, and international level, and you’ll have the chance to connect directly with distinguished leaders and peers.

As a Network member, you will:

Be on the path to leadership roles within CHEST

Help develop educational sessions, content, and position statements

Advance your knowledge through interdisciplinary, multispecialty interaction with other Network members

Grow through interactions with the top experts leading your Network

Stay informed on developments in your field with exclusive newsletter updates

Serve as a resource on specific topics relevant to your expertise

“Joining a Network has provided me with so many opportunities. As an educator, this has been incredibly important to my career development.”

ANGEL COZ, MD, FCCP | NETWORK MEMBER SINCE 2009

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Airways Disorders Network

This Network educates physicians and patients about airways disorders, including asthma, COPD, emphysema, bronchiectasis, chronic bronchitis, pediatric medicine, and diseases of large and small airways.

  • Asthma and COPD Section
  • Bronchiectasis Section
  • Pediatric Chest Medicine Section

MORE ABOUT AIRWAYS DISORDERS NETWORK »

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Chest Infections and Disaster Response Network

This Network serves as the main resource and forum for issues related to pulmonary infections, as well as disaster response and global health.

  • Chest Infections Section
  • Disaster Response and Global Health Section

MORE ABOUT CHEST INFECTIONS AND DISASTER RESPONSE NETWORK »

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Critical Care Network

This Network enhances the scientific knowledge, evidence-based medicine, and clinical practices that further our understanding of the mechanism and management of acute and life-threatening critical illness, nonrespiratory critical care, palliative and end-of-life care, and sepsis/shock.

  • Mechanical Ventilation and Airways Management Section
  • Nonrespiratory Critical Care Section
  • Palliative and End-of-Life Care Section
  • Sepsis/Shock Section

MORE ABOUT CRITICAL CARE NETWORK »

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Diffuse Lung Disease and Lung Transplant Network

This Network enhances the scientific knowledge, evidence-based medicine, and clinical practices for health care providers in the areas of interstitial lung diseases, lung transplant, occupational health, and pulmonary physiology and rehabilitation.

  • Interstitial Lung Disease Section
  • Lung Transplant Section
  • Occupational and Environmental Health Section
  • Pulmonary Physiology and Rehabilitation Section

MORE ABOUT DIFFUSE LUNG DISEASE AND LUNG TRANSPLANT NETWORK »

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Pulmonary Vascular and Cardiovascular Network

This Network focuses on the scientific knowledge and clinical practices in the areas of cardiovascular medicine and pulmonary vascular disease for health care providers.

  • Cardiovascular Medicine and Surgery Section
  • Pulmonary Vascular Disease Section

MORE ABOUT PULMONARY VASCULAR AND CARDIOVASCULAR NETWORK »

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Sleep Medicine Network

This Network promotes sleep medicine as a specialty, provides educational and research opportunities, and raises awareness of issues pertinent to the practice of sleep medicine, specifically within home-based mechanical ventilation, neuromuscular disease, nonrespiratory sleep, and respiratory-related sleep disorders.

  • Home-Based Mechanical Ventilation and Neuromuscular Disease Section
  • Nonrespiratory Sleep Section
  • Respiratory-Related Sleep Disorders Section

MORE ABOUT SLEEP MEDICINE NETWORK »

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Thoracic Oncology and Chest Procedures Network

This Network advances the concept of multidisciplinary care and clinical practice for the patient and provider in the areas of interventional procedures, lung cancer, pleural disease, and ultrasound/chest imaging.

  • Interventional Procedures Section
  • Lung Cancer Section
  • Pleural Disease Section
  • Ultrasound and Chest Imaging Section

MORE ABOUT THORACIC ONCOLOGY AND CHEST PROCEDURES NETWORK »

Council of Networks

Cassie Kennedy, MD, FCCP

Cassie Kennedy, MD, FCCP

Chair

Margaret Pisani, MD, MPH, FCCP

Margaret Pisani, MD, MPH, FCCP

Vice-Chair


Allen Blaivas, DO, FCCP
Chair, Airways Disorders Network


Christopher Carroll, MD, FCCP
Chair, Critical Care Network


Marcos Restrepo, MD, PhD, FCCP
Chair, Chest Infections and Disaster Response Network


Debbie Levine, MD, MS, FCCP
Chair, Diffuse Lung Disease and Lung Transplant Network


David Bowton, MD, FCCP
Chair, Pulmonary Vascular and Cardiovascular Network


Carolyn D’Ambrosio, MD, FCCP
Chair, Sleep Medicine Network


Nichole Tanner, MD, MS, FCCP
Chair, Thoracic Oncology and Chest Procedures Network


Angel Coz, MD, FCCP
Ex-Officio Member

It’s your time to join a Network

Take the first step by becoming a CHEST member

Since community is the foundation of Networks, they’re only available to CHEST members. Become a member, and join the Networks that match your interests—plus, gain access to all the professional and personal benefits of membership.

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Already a CHEST member? Join a Network today.