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Recent COVID-19: Voices From the Community Posts

What It’s Like to Be a Postgraduate Trainee in a Pandemic
March 02, 2021 - The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted physicians-in-training in several ways, affecting their on-the-job training requirements and their protected time for learning. One trainee shares his experience.
How APPs Helped Bridge the Staffing Gap During the COVID-19 Crisis
February 05, 2021 - Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, one small community hospital struggled with resignations and physicians becoming ill. The establishment of their ICU nurse practitioner program proved to be a key factor in maintaining the unit and providing care during this expansion in demand.
Life as a Critical Care Physician on the USS Nimitz
January 22, 2021 - The men and women of the US military face unique challenges in carrying out their missions during the COVID-19 pandemic. A critical care physician on board a naval aircraft carrier shares his experience preparing for a potential outbreak and coping with the stressors of a long deployment at sea.
A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words
January 04, 2021 - With hospitals prohibiting visitors and many patients with COVID-19 unable to communicate with their care teams, it has become more difficult to learn about the people we are caring for—who they are and what makes them unique. As clinicians navigate this changed landscape, we must find new ways to create connections with our patients.
COVID-19 as Seen From the Other Side: A Physician’s Experience Contracting the Virus
December 29, 2020 - When a doctor contracted COVID-19 in the early days of the pandemic, she realized just how fine the line separating clinicians from patients really is—and that her job was about much more than simply knowing how to make a diagnosis or offer a treatment.

Recent Thought Leaders Posts

Hot in Journal CHEST: February 2021
February 03, 2021 - Each month, we ask our Social Media Co-Editors of CHEST to weigh in on the hot topics in CHEST. This month, Dr. Patel shares her highlights of the February 2021 issue.
Hot in Journal CHEST: January 2021
January 07, 2021 - Each month, we ask our Social Media Co-Editors of CHEST to weigh in on the hot topics in CHEST. This month, Dr. Patel shares her highlights of the January 2021 issue.
Hot in Journal CHEST: December 2020
December 29, 2020 - Each month, we ask our Social Media Co-Editors of CHEST, to weigh in on the hot topics in CHEST. It's December, so let's hear from one of our co-editors, Dr. Patel, as she outlines her highlights.
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