CHEST Pulmonary Journal

CHEST® Pulmonary

As part of the CHEST® journal portfolio, CHEST Pulmonary advances the care of patients served by multidisciplinary clinicians across pulmonary and sleep medicine. As an open access publication, CHEST Pulmonary features content that is permanently and freely available online for all.



Browse recent research from CHEST Pulmonary


Mobile Health for Asthma

Mobile health apps and connected mobile digital devices, all of which are in the category of mHealth, may have the potential to address many of the important care gaps in asthma. Learn more about the current state of mHealth, challenges to widespread adoption, and future possibilities in this narrative review.


Patient and Physician Assessments of Clinical Status

Are patients’ self-assessments of their clinical status in agreement with their physicians’ assessments, and are telemedicine vs in-person visits acceptable for individuals with interstitial lung diseases? Learn more in this new research.


Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia

Despite recent advances in diagnostic technologies, primary ciliary dyskinesia remains underdiagnosed. Learn more about the epidemiologic and pathophysiologic characteristics, diagnosis, and management of this rare disorder.


Impact of the Social Vulnerability Index on Pulmonary Embolism Mortality

Pulmonary embolism (PE) is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality influenced by social determinants of health. Review this investigation into patterns in PE-related mortality across the United States.


Variation in Incidence of Pneumothorax Complications After Percutaneous Lung Biopsies Among Veterans Health Administration Hospitals

Up to 30% of patients may develop an iatrogenic pneumothorax during or after percutaneous lung biopsy. Explore this investigation into hospital variation in risk-adjusted rates of severe pneumothorax.

Submit your research to CHEST Pulmonary

CHEST Pulmonary accepts submissions of original research, which includes early phase clinical trials, implementation science, health service delivery, medical decision-making, cost-effectiveness analyses, quality improvement, database analyses, artificial intelligence applications, clinical education research, methodology/study design descriptions, region-specific reports, and secondary analysis of published data or data subsets.

Note about article publishing charges: After acceptance, authors of CHEST Pulmonary will be asked to pay an article publishing charge. CHEST strives to make open-access publishing accessible for all. Learn about opportunities for discounted or waived article publication charges, including a 20% discount for CHEST members.


Get advice for authors and more from the Editors in Chief

Learn more from the Editors in Chief of the journal CHEST portfolio about the open access model, what to expect from the new publications, and advice for authors looking to submit their research for publication.



The impact of CHEST Pulmonary

CHEST Pulmonary expands the focus of the CHEST journal portfolio to offer even more comprehensive research into the unique challenges faced every day by clinicians treating patients with pulmonary and sleep disorders.

A high-quality complement to the flagship

CHEST Pulmonary serves as a much-needed complement to the flagship journal CHEST, offering high-quality, targeted research on pulmonary and sleep medicine that builds on the portfolio’s reputation for publishing practice-changing content.

New publishing opportunities

As more institutions mandate publication in open-access journals, and the number of submissions to the flagship journal continues to increase, CHEST Pulmonary offers more opportunities for clinicians to publish their research and impact the way we deliver patient care.

Greater access to research

With an open-access model, any reader anywhere can access the findings published in CHEST Pulmonary, helping more clinicians across the world deliver more informed patient care.

Matthew Miles, MD, MEd, FCCP

Matthew Miles, MD, MEd, FCCP

Dr. Miles, the Editor in Chief of CHEST Pulmonary, is an Associate Professor of Medicine in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine with Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist and the Wake Forest School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, NC, where he maintains an active clinical practice in general pulmonology and critical care medicine. He holds a Master’s in Education and Curriculum Development from the University of Cincinnati and is Director of the Wake Forest Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine fellowship program.

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CHEST Journal, our flagship journal, features the best in peer-reviewed, cutting-edge original research in the multidisciplinary specialties of chest medicine.

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