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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

American College of Chest Physicians receives Accreditation with Commendation
December 12, 2017 - For the second time, the American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST) has received Accreditation with Commendation from the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME).
Large proportion of patients experiencing acute exacerbations of COPD are skipping out on pulmonary rehabilitation or not being referred all together
December 08, 2017 - Researchers from Imperial College London set out to determine the effect of PR on COPD exacerbation rates.
World AIDS Day is December 1
December 01, 2017 - In recognition of World AIDS Day, held annually on Dec. 1 each year since 1988, the Forum of International Respiratory Societies (FIRS) is calling on governments, health advocates and nongovernment organizations to strengthen their response to HIV/AIDS. In 2016, AIDS claimed 1 million lives.
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Recent Blog Articles

In COPD, Medication Delivery Matters
December 14, 2017 - There are many treatments that help patients with COPD feel and function better. However, recent data show that health-care providers (HCPs) often prescribe COPD medications, failing to consider the way these devices may significantly impact their patients.
December 2017 #VTEonSoMe Twitter Chat—Let’s Talk Blood Clots! Surgeries, Birth Control, and 40+
December 12, 2017 - Join us Wednesday, December 20, at 3 pm CT as we discuss all things venous thromboembolism (VTE). Physicians and experts from CHEST, the American Osteopathic Association, and MedPage Today will participate during the #VTEonSoMe Twitter chat.
A Travel Grantee’s Experience in Making a Difference
December 08, 2017 - Learn about Dr. James Simmons experience at CHEST 2017 and how to help make a difference as a champion for lung health.
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