Trainee Highlights and Opportunities

September 19, 2018 by Vanessa Claude

Here’s all you need to know about trainee opportunities happening during CHEST 2018 from Friday, October 5, through Wednesday, October 10.

Friday, October 5

7:45 am – 3:30 pm
Severe Asthma Fellows Course (Invite Only)

Fellows will be nominated by their Program Directors to attend this all new course with hands-on and case-based learning. Selected fellows are invited to stay for CHEST 2018 (registration included) and encouraged to attend sessions relevant to their careers.

*This program is generously supported by AstraZeneca.

Saturday, October 6

8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellows Course (Invite Only)

Fellows will be nominated by their Program Directors to attend this all new course with lots of hands-on and case-based learning, rotating through several stations in the simulation center. Selected fellows are invited to stay for CHEST 2018 (registration included) and encouraged to attend sessions relevant to their careers.

Trainee Recharge Lounge

Sunday, October 7 – Tuesday, October 9
9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Wednesday, October 10
9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Relax and connect with other trainee members and attendees in the Trainee Recharge Lounge. Trainees are invited to stop by to recharge, attend trainee-specific education sessions, and network. Educational sessions will cover topics ranging from choosing your career path, financial planning, leadership, and more!

CHEST Foundation Young Professionals Reception (Invite Only)

Monday, October 8
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

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

CHEST Challenge Championship/NetWork Trainee Mixer

Tuesday, October 9
6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Everyone is invited to attend! The evening will begin with the NetWork Trainee Mixer, with trainees especially encouraged to attend and meet with leadership to learn about NetWorks, the special interest groups of CHEST.

Then it’s game on! Cheer for your favorite team during the CHEST Challenge Championship, held in conjunction with the NetWork Trainee Mixer. Fellow members competed in preliminary rounds in April, and now players from 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.

*CHEST Challenge Championship is sponsored by: Mylan, Inc.

Oral Case Report Presentations

Sunday, October 7 – Wednesday, October 9

Learn from your peers! Over twenty oral case report sessions will present the latest research in critical care, procedures, rare pulmonary diseases, and more. This is your opportunity to attend and support educational sessions by fellows, medical students, and residents.

Case Report Poster Session

Tuesday, October 8
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Come view case report posters during this grand round session in the exhibit hall. This is your chance to discover what your fellow peers are researching, and network with presenters and moderators.


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