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Get Involved in CHEST 2017

March 21, 2017

Join us in wonderful Toronto from October 28 - November 1 for CHEST 2017, where we'll connect a global community in clinical chest medicine. Our program will deliver current pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine topics presented by world-renowned faculty in a variety of innovative instruction formats. Take advantage of these opportunities to get involved now:

Submit Abstracts and Case Reports:

Submission deadline: March 31

Submit an abstract of your original investigative work, case reports, and clinical case puzzlers for presentation at CHEST 2017. Submission is free, and accepted abstracts become eligible for investigative awards from the CHEST Foundation. Accepted abstracts and case reports (excluding clinical case puzzlers) will be published in an online supplement to the journal CHEST featuring abstracts and case reports. Slide or poster presentations will be considered, along with poster discussion presentations for abstracts. Four types of case reports will be considered:

  • Fellow Case Reports
  • Medical Student/Resident Case Reports
  • Global Case Reports
  • Clinical Case Puzzlers

Learn more and submit

Apply for 2017 CHEST Foundation Grants:

Application deadline: March 31

The CHEST Foundation has started accepting applications to their clinical research, distinguished scholar, and community service grants. Every year the CHEST Foundation awards more than a half million dollars to the next generation of lung health champions. The grants available are:

  • GlaxoSmithKline Distinguished Scholar Research Grant in Respiratory Health: $150,000 over 3 years
  • CHEST Foundation Research Grant in Lung Cancer: $50,000-$100,000* over 2 years
  • CHEST Foundation Research Grant in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: $25,000 1-year grant
  • CHEST Foundation and Alpha 1 Foundation Research Grant in Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency: $25,000 1-year grant
  • CHEST Foundation Research Grant in Nontuberculous Mycobacteria: $10,000-$30,000* 1-year grant
  • CHEST Foundation Research Grant in Venous Thromboembolism: $30,000 1-year grant
  • CHEST Foundation Research Grant in Pulmonary Fibrosis:  $30,000 1-year grant
  • CHEST Foundation Research Grant in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: $50,000 1-year grant
  • CHEST Foundation Research Grant in Women's Lung Health: $10,000 1-year grant
  • CHEST Foundation Research Grant in Asthma: $15,000 - $30,000* 1-year grant
  • CHEST Foundation Research Grant in Cystic Fibrosis: $30,000 1-year grant
  • Community Service Grant Honoring D. Robert McCaffree, MD, Master FCCP: multiple awards up to $15,000 per 1-year grant

*Amount contingent on funding.

See which grants you are eligible for, and apply for a CHEST Foundation Grant today