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Journal CHEST® Impact Factor Update
August 02, 2018 - The journal CHEST® has just been awarded a 2-year impact factor of 7.652, the highest in its history which equates to a 24% increase over last year’s score.
FIRS World Lung Cancer Day 2018
August 01, 2018 - Lung cancer continues to be one of the most common cancers worldwide, claiming more lives yearly than breast, colon, and prostate cancers combined. World Lung Cancer Day is a great opportunity for us all to raise awareness about lung cancer, highlighting the key risk factors as well as screening and treatment options.
CHEST issues a letter to Texas Governor Abbott regarding the "bathroom bills"
July 28, 2017 - Stephen J. Welch, Executive Vice President & CEO of CHEST, issues a letter to Texas Governor Abbott regarding the "bathroom bills".
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Press Releases

We must do more to prevent and treat pneumonia, says international respiratory group
November 12, 2018 - In support of World Pneumonia Day, Nov. 12, 2018, the Forum of International Respiratory Societies (FIRS) calls for renewed efforts to prevent and treat pneumonia.
American College of Chest Physicians names Robert A. Musacchio as Executive Vice President and CEO
November 12, 2018 - The American College of Chest Physicians® (CHEST) announced today, November 12, that Robert A. Musacchio, PhD, has been appointed as its new Executive Vice President and CEO, effective immediately.
CHEST announces Dr. Clayton T. Cowl as the 81st President of the American College of Chest Physicians
November 09, 2018 - The American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST) has announced Dr. Clayton T. Cowl as its new President, effective Nov. 1. At CHEST 2018, the annual meeting of CHEST, the organization also confirmed the appointments of Dr. Stephanie Levine as President-Elect and Dr. Steven Q. Simpson as President-Designate and honored Dr. John E. Studdard, who completed his term as President and became Immediate Past President of CHEST.
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Recent Blog Articles

Hot in Journal CHEST November 2018
November 06, 2018 - Each month, we ask our Social Media Co-Editors of CHEST, to weigh in on the hot topics in CHEST. It's November, so let's hear from Dr. Ramachandran as he outlines his highlights.
Meet the 2018-2019 CHEST President, Clayton Cowl, MD, MS, FCCP
October 26, 2018 - At CHEST 2018 in San Antonio, Texas, Clayton Cowl, MD, MS, FCCP, of the Mayo Clinic officially became CHEST President after the term of John Studdard, MD, FCCP, of Jackson Pulmonary Associates.
When Is a Peripheral Arterial Catheter (A-Line) Indicated in My ICU Patient?
October 04, 2018 - So how does one answer the question of when to place an arterial line in critically ill patients? Drs. Sam Zarbiv and Margaret Pisani take a dive into this question.
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