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Pulmonary Vascular and Cardiovascular Network

This Network focuses on scientific knowledge and clinical practice in the areas of cardiovascular medicine and pulmonary vascular disease for health care providers.

CHEST members can join this Network for leadership and networking opportunities, plus the chance to hear the latest news first.


Contribute to the next guideline on pulmonary vascular disease—submit a topic proposal for a CHEST guideline. Proposals are due Monday, April 8.


Sections in this Network

Cardiovascular Medicine and Surgery

Focusing on advancing the clinical practice, knowledge, promotion, and awareness of pathophysiology, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cardiovascular diseases, including cardiovascular surgical procedures and devices

Pulmonary Vascular Disease

Focusing on advancing the clinical practice, knowledge, promotion, and advancement related to pulmonary vascular diseases

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What’s new in the Pulmonary Vascular and Cardiovascular Network

Sepsis-induced cardiomyopathy: Is it time to establish a standard of care?

By Tarun Kapoor, MD, and Andrew Petrilli, MD

The STELLAR Travel to BMPR2-based therapies for pulmonary arterial hypertension

By Jose Gomez-Arroyo, MD, PhD, and Dana Kay, DO

Training the future cardiac intensivist to meet the demands of the modern cardiovascular ICU

By Eugene Yuriditsky, MD


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Recent research to enhance your practice

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Read the journal: Pulmonary Vascular

Pulmonary Vascular and Cardiovascular Network Leadership

Jean Elwing, MD, FCCP

Jean Elwing, MD, FCCP

Network Chair

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Oksana Shlobin, MD, FCCP

Oksana Shlobin, MD, FCCP

Network Vice-Chair

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Robert Baeten II, DmSc, PA-C, FCCP
Chair, Cardiovascular Medicine & Surgery Section

Bindu Akkanti, MD, FCCP
Vice-Chair, Cardiovascular Medicine & Surgery Section

Sandeep Sahay, MD, FCCP
Chair, Pulmonary Vascular Disease Section

Francisco Soto, MD, MS, FCCP
Vice-Chair, Pulmonary Vascular Disease Section

Carlos Alviar
Network Member-at-Large

Andrea Elliot, MD
Network Member-at-Large

Steven Hollenberg, MD, FCCP
Network Member-at-Large

Cardiovascular Medicine and Surgery Section

Pulmonary Vascular Disease Section

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