CHEST Members

Membership & Community

As a CHEST member, you’re part of a strong network of clinicians representing every profession and experience level in chest medicine. With us, you can develop personal and professional connections, cultivate your leadership skills, advocate for policies that improve access to health, and advance your career.


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Mentor and mentee

Apply to mentor the next generation of medical educators

CHEST is partnering with the Association of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Program Directors to provide a Medical Educator Diversity Scholar Fellowship. Applications to be a mentor are due Wednesday, May 1.


CHEST Challenge audience

Compete in the CHEST Challenge 2024

The CHEST Challenge quiz is now open for all pulmonary and critical care fellows. Complete the online quiz by April 30 to earn the highest score and win your way to compete in the live championship at CHEST 2024.


CHEST 2024

Have a role in abstracts and case reports for CHEST 2024

Become a moderator for CHEST 2024 to review assigned submissions prior to the meeting and facilitate discussion and Q&A during your assigned session(s) in Boston. Applications are due Monday, June 3.


Conversation starters: Topics you want to discuss

Liver with cirrhosis

Complexity of hemodynamic assessment in patients with cirrhosis and septic shock

The Critical Care Network's Nonrespiratory Critical Care Section Member-at-Large, Aanchal Kapoor, MD, FCCP, emphasizes the complex hemodynamic alterations in decompensated cirrhosis driven by intrahepatic and extrahepatic factors in a recent CHEST Physician® article.



CLAD prevention in lung transplant recipients: Tacrolimus vs cyclosporin

Sadia Z. Shah, MD, MBA, FCCP, and David Sanborn, MD, of the Lung Transplant Section, share relevant data from a trial comparing tacrolimus and cyclosporin use in lung transplant recipients (LTRs). This Section believes more trials are needed to help reduce chronic lung allograft dysfunction (CLAD) incidence and improve long-term outcomes in LTRs.


Submit an idea

Do you have a great idea?

If you’re as passionate about pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine as we are, you’re probably bursting with ideas on how we can advance those fields. Maybe you want to create a new practice tool or a different educational approach, or perhaps you want to create a patient resource. Let us know what you’re thinking, and we’ll see if we can get it off the ground together.


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Advance your career. Become an FCCP.

When you become an FCCP (Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians), you play an active role in advancing the field of chest medicine while enjoying the prestige of being associated with a distinctive group of chest medicine professionals.

“For me, obtaining FCCP was quite an honor and very important for career development—promotion, being asked to give talks, write papers, and more.”

– Carolyn M. D'Ambrosio, MD, MS, FCCP