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Chest Medicine Is Your Passion
CHEST membership will help you fulfill it

No matter your discipline, professional level, or career stage, CHEST will empower you to succeed in your daily clinical work.

BECOME A MEMBER

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Mauricio Danckers, MD, FCCP

“I cannot see myself ever not being part of CHEST. It's a society that is dedicated to the well-being of patients and the community—all while providing opportunities to enhance our skills and build a strong network of caring physicians.”

– Mauricio Danckers, MD, FCCP, CHEST member since 2011

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Discover the benefits of joining CHEST

CHEST Journal
RIGOROUS, RELIABLE, AND RELEVANT

Get complete access to the journal CHEST®

A free online subscription to the peer-reviewed journal CHEST is included with every membership level. The journal’s ready-to-go clinical updates on the multidisciplinary specialties of chest medicine offer you time efficiencies you haven’t had before.

No more searching for up-to-date clinical developments—the journal CHEST delivers the best in cutting-edge research every month in one place.

CHEST Journal
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NETWORKING AND EDUCATION

Enjoy discounts on CHEST Annual Meeting registration

Experience the CHEST community come to life at the CHEST Annual Meeting, where members save up to $300 on registration. Network with global chest medicine experts and peers in your field as you expand your expertise at 300+ educational sessions.

Members also have the opportunity to submit session ideas and submit an abstract or case report for free.

NETWORKING AND EDUCATION

Enjoy discounts on CHEST Annual Meeting registration

Experience the CHEST community come to life at the CHEST Annual Meeting, where members save $100+ on registration. Network with global chest medicine experts and peers in your field as you expand your expertise at 300+ educational sessions.

Members also have the opportunity to submit session ideas and submit an abstract or case report for free.

CHEST Guidelines
EVIDENCE-BASED AND TIME-SAVING

Rely on authoritative CHEST clinical practice guidelines

CHEST guidelines are a one-stop resource that save you essential time in clinic through efficient recommendations on the diagnosis and treatment of chest disease states. Developed by leading experts, CHEST guidelines can help you enrich patient care and improve health outcomes over the course of your entire career.

As a CHEST member, you’ll also be able to submit proposals for future guidelines and potentially serve on guideline panels.

CHEST Guidelines

Ready to join the CHEST community? Start your membership today. BECOME A MEMBER »


Margaret Pisani, MD, MPH, FCCP

”From a mentoring standpoint, CHEST has been invaluable to me. When it’s time for a promotion or other opportunities, I have colleagues that I’ve met over the years at CHEST who I can ask to write letters, offer support, or give advice.”

– Margaret Pisani, MD, MPH, FCCP, CHEST member since 1999

Support for your entire career

All CHEST membership benefits are available to every profession and experience level. At the same time, CHEST understands and meets the opportunities and demands of each profession and career stage.

Expand your expertise, stay informed on clinical updates, and connect with influential leaders and peers—all while you gain more time to help patients.

  • Subscription to email newsletters like CHEST Today® that curate the most essential updates relevant to your clinical work
  • Eligibility to become an FCCP (Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians) for Enhanced and Premium members
  • Registration savings on educational opportunities like CHEST Annual Meeting, CHEST Board Review, CHEST simulation courses, and CHEST SEEK™ Education

Get a jump start on a thriving career in chest medicine through educational, networking, and job opportunities.

  • Dedicated resources to help you navigate the early years of your career, including a lounge at the CHEST Annual Meeting with exclusive content
  • Access to Career Connection, CHEST’s job site with hundreds of posts a year focusing exclusively on chest medicine fields in the US
  • Direct access to global chest medicine experts through Networks, the CHEST Annual Meeting, committees, and more

“Nobody exposes fellows to experts like CHEST.” That’s what CHEST Membership Committee leadership believes, and it’s exactly what you’ll experience as a member.

  • $200 off your membership per year as a trainee, which means Basic membership as a trainee is only $99 a year
  • Registration savings on exam preparation resources like CHEST Board Review and CHEST SEEK™ Education
  • Eligibility for leadership positions available exclusively to trainees, such as the Trainee Work Group or fellow positions on Network Section Steering Committees
  • Opportunity to apply for the CHEST Early Career Professional Development Scholarship, which provides three graduating fellows with a full year of select CHEST educational opportunities

International clinicians get 100% of the benefits that physicians in the US and Canada do—plus additional savings and resources.

  • $120 to $220 off your membership per year if you live outside the US or Canada (see savings by country)
  • Free access to the CHEST e-Learning Library, a collection of CHEST’s best-selling online courses, webinars, and more ($199 value)
  • Eligibility to become an FCCP (Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians) for Enhanced and Premium members

Advanced practice providers (APPs) and respiratory therapists (RTs) get 100% of the benefits that physicians do—plus additional savings.

  • $200 off your membership per year, which means Basic membership for APPs and RTs is only $99 a year
  • Eligibility for CHEST leadership positions across the entire organization, including chair positions on Networks and committees; CHEST is committed to diversity of leadership and is dedicated to APPs and RTs holding leadership roles
  • Eligibility to become an FCCP (Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians) for Enhanced and Premium members
  • Eligibility for faculty positions for CHEST live learning courses

BECOME A MEMBER

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Macy Lui, MBBS, FCCP

“I believe every chest medicine clinician should consider joining CHEST and connect to the wide, global CHEST community. The knowledge I’ve gained from CHEST has had a great influence on my daily clinical practice and management of patients.”

– Macy Lui, MBBS, FCCP, CHEST member since 2009

3 membership levels. Limitless opportunities.

Premium

Take advantage of every benefit

All the benefits of Basic and Enhanced membership, plus:

  • Advanced registration for the CHEST Annual Meeting and CHEST Board Review
  • Advanced hotel reservations for the CHEST Annual Meeting and other events
  • Additional VIP benefits at CHEST events and more

Enhanced

Show your expertise as an FCCP

All the benefits of a Basic membership, plus:

  • Eligibility to become an FCCP (Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians)
  • Print subscription to the peer-reviewed journal CHEST
  • Eligibility for all CHEST committee and leadership positions

Basic

Explore the CHEST member experience

  • Registration savings on educational opportunities like the CHEST Annual Meeting, CHEST Board Review, CHEST simulation courses, and CHEST SEEK™ Education
  • Ability to join CHEST Networks, seven special interest groups offering a wealth of networking, leadership, and educational opportunities
  • Opportunity to apply for research and community service grants
  • Free registration for webinars on cutting-edge research and techniques
  • Subscription to members-only email newsletters with vital clinical updates
  • And so much more!

What are you waiting for? Join the community that will save you time while supporting your passion and commitment to excellence. BECOME A MEMBER »


Save on event registration—and get a free membership upgrade

When you register for the CHEST Annual Meeting, board review courses, or a simulation course—and purchase a 1-year Basic membership—you’ll get the reduced member rate and a free upgrade to Enhanced membership.

The reduced member rate covers the cost of membership by saving you $300 on event registration, so it's like getting your membership free. When you register, just select “Become a Member.”