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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2024 Call for Board Nominations now open

CHEST is accepting applications for Regent-at-Large and President. As a leader, you'll have the opportunity to shape the future of the organization with your unique point of view. The deadline to submit an application is Monday, July 1.


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2024 Call for Committee Applications now open

Become a leader on a CHEST committee to influence education initiatives, develop an expert-level status in the field you are serving, and build connections with well-established names in the CHEST community. Apply for open leadership positions now through Monday, July 1.


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Nominate a mentee for CHEST 2024 Travel Grants

CHEST Travel Grants encourage the participation, engagement, and professional growth of our diverse and inclusive chest medicine clinician community. Nominate a mentee to receive complimentary registration to CHEST 2024 and a travel stipend by Wednesday, July 17.


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Transesophageal ultrasound: The future of ultrasound in the ICU

In a CHEST Physician® article, Thoracic Oncology and Chest Procedures Network's Ultrasound and Chest Imaging Section members discuss the value of transesophageal ultrasound as a diagnostic and management tool in the ICU. The authors also highlight the benefits of transesophageal lung ultrasound.


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Machine learning meets cardiopulmonary exercise testing

A CHEST Physician® article from the Diffuse Lung Disease and Lung Transplant Network's Pulmonary Physiology and Rehabilitation Section highlights the underutilization of cardiopulmonary exercise testing (CPET) and the possibility of using machine learning for CPET interpretation.


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.

“I have found being an FCCP to be rewarding on a personal level, as well as a professional level. It has provided me with connections to colleagues nationally and internationally, and it has opened the door to leadership opportunities.”

– Thomas Van der Kloot, MD, FCCP