Calling All Trainees

July 5, 2016 by CHEST Guest Writer

You heard it right – as a trainee there are multiple opportunities for you at the CHEST Annual Meeting. Whether you’re seeking networking opportunities or looking to gain more knowledge, let the meeting provide you with the trainee resources to excel.

Here are seven things you won’t want to miss!

1. Trainee Recharge Lounge

Stop by the Trainee Recharge Lounge Sunday, October 23, to Wednesday, October 26, to recharge, attend trainee-specific education sessions, and network. Educational sessions will cover a variety of topics ranging from choosing your career path, financial planning, leadership, and more! Additional information regarding educational sessions is coming soon.

2. NetWork Trainee Mixer

Everyone is invited to the mixer, where the Training and Transitions Committee and NetWorks will highlight opportunities for trainees. Trainees are especially encouraged to attend and meet with leaders in this face-to-face, casual setting.

3. CHEST Challenge Championship Game

Game on! Cheer for your favorite team during the CHEST Challenge Championship. The top three teams will go head-to-head in a Jeopardy-style format. Watch the teams compete while challenging your own knowledge. Who will take the title this year? Come and find out on Tuesday, October 25.

4. Case Report Oral Presentations

This is a prime time for you to learn from your peers! Choose from 20 oral case report sessions and learn about the latest research in critical care, procedures, pulmonary diseases, neoplastic diseases, and more. This is your chance to attend and support educational sessions by fellows, medical students, and residents.

5. Young Professional Reception

Young professionals up to 5 years out of training are invited to this reception hosted by the CHEST Foundation on Monday, October 24. Meet your colleagues in a relaxed, social atmosphere, and let the foundation show appreciation for your commitment to chest medicine.

6. Experience CHEST

Are you interested in learning more about membership or looking to purchase a CHEST SEEK book? Look no further – Experience CHEST and the CHEST Store will be available to you in the Exhibit Hall. Learn about our products and resources and expand your knowledge.

Stay tuned for additional trainee highlights in the months prior to the meeting. Don’t forget you can also bookmark these opportunities on the annual meeting app once available.

Want to know more? Listen to Dr. Sunita Kumar discuss the many great learning opportunities for trainees during CHEST 2016.


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