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Become the next Editor in Chief for the journal CHEST®
December 06, 2017 - The journal CHEST is seeking applicants for Editor in Chief (EIC), with a 6-month transition beginning in January 2019.
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".
World Lung Cancer Day
July 19, 2017 - The American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST), alongside members of the Forum of International Respiratory Societies (FIRS) commemorates, celebrates and supports those impacted by lung cancer.
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Press Releases

Each hour of delay in detecting abnormal lactates in patients with sepsis increases the odds of in-hospital death
May 24, 2018 - The rising incidence of sepsis, a leading cause of in-hospital death, has prompted the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to issue protocols known as care bundles to standardize and improve sepsis care.
Kenes Group Signs Five-Year Agreement with CHEST
May 21, 2018 - Kenes Group is pleased to announce a new five-year agreement to support the international education strategy of the American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST).
High-nicotine dependent smokers ‘less likely’ to quit after lung cancer screening
May 21, 2018 - Tobacco cessation is considered the single most effective primary prevention strategy for reducing the risk of lung cancer death in patients. Having a better understanding of smokers and their characteristics can help to better identify their downstream outcomes, determine predictors of continued smoking and develop a personalized treatment plan.
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Recent Blog Articles

Fighting Burnout One Day at a Time – Part 1
May 22, 2018 - Dr. Gretchen Winter shares helpful tips on how to fight burnout as a fellow. The post is a part of our Life as a Fellow blog post series.
Setting Yourself up for Success: How to Make Yourself a Great Candidate for Advanced Training
May 15, 2018 - There are many aspects of your career as physicians that are uncontrollable. You may wonder, what can I do in the years leading up to my application for advanced subspecialty training that will improve my chance of success? Here are Dr. Audra Schwalk's tips to setting yourself up for success. The post is a part of our Life as a Fellow blog post series.
Nurses Week Q&A with Rita Williams, NP-C, PA, FCCP
May 09, 2018 - It's National Nurses Week, and we took the time to speak with Rita Williams, one of our highly engaged advanced practice provider (APP) members at CHEST. She serves on the CHEST Membership Committee, attends CHEST Annual Meetings, Live Learning courses, and is highly involved in numerous CHEST NetWorks. Learn about how Rita joined the CHEST community as a nurse.
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