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What's Available in Experience CHEST at CHEST 2017?

September 22, 2017

What’s happening in Experience CHEST at this year’s CHEST Annual Meeting? There will be an on-site painter, meet-ups, presentations, demonstrations on virtual reality and the CHEST SEEK™ Library, and more! Here’s what’s in store:

Meet-Ups & Presentations (Exhibit Hall #1623)

Meet-Up: Advanced Practice Providers

Monday, October 30

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Staff: Emily Petraglia

All advanced practice providers (nurse practitioners, respiratory therapists, physician assistants, and others) are invited to attend. This informal networking event gives you a chance to meet other attendees in your career path who share your same interests. These quick 15-30 minute meet-ups are a great opportunity for specific attendees to meet outside a session and in an informal setting at the CHEST Annual Meeting.

Live artist in Experience CHEST

Monday, October 30

11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Watch Toronto artist Zara Diniz create one-of-a-kind lung art paintings. These limited-edition, original works will be available for purchase in the CHEST Store.

Meet-Up: Social Media

Monday, October 30

12:30 pm - 12:45 pm

Staff: Taylor Pecko-Reid, Emily Petraglia

All social media lovers are invited to attend. This informal networking event gives you a chance to meet others who will be tweeting and posting during the annual meeting. This is also a great time to meet those who will participate in Monday night’s Twitter chat! These quick 15-30 minute meet-ups are a great opportunity for specific attendees to meet outside a session and in an informal setting at the CHEST Annual Meeting.

Meet-Up: First Time Attendees

Monday, October 30

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Staff: Emily Petraglia

Are you attending the CHEST Annual Meeting for the first time? Meet other attendees who are in the same shoes. This informal networking event gives you the opportunity to network with others in your profession in a casual setting. We can’t wait to meet you! These quick 15-30 minute meet-ups are a great opportunity for specific attendees to meet outside a session and in an informal setting at the CHEST Annual Meeting.

Register and Claim Process for Access to CHEST Journal

Monday, October 30

3:00 pm – 3:15 pm

Staff: Jean Rice

The journal CHEST is on an exciting new platform for members. It has been free for the first few months as it was rolled out, but starting November 6, members will need to register and activate to obtain access to the site. The publisher will provide information on how to complete that process and make the most of your membership.

Meet-Up: Advanced Practice Providers

Tuesday, October 31

12:15 pm -12:45 pm

Staff: Emily Petraglia

All advanced practice providers (nurse practitioners, respiratory therapists, physician assistants, and others) are invited. This informal networking event gives you a chance to meet other attendees in your career path who share your same interests. These quick 15-30 minute meet-ups are a great opportunity for specific attendees to meet outside a session and in an informal setting at the CHEST Annual Meeting.

Resources for Preparing Systematic Reviews

Tuesday, October 31

1:30 pm – 1:45 pm

Staff: Jean Rice

Systematic reviews are excellent sources of information of the current state of research on given topics. CHEST Editor in Chief, Richard S. Irwin, MD, Master FCCP; Assistant Editor Cynthia T. French, PhD, and CHEST Guidelines Methodology Manager Sheena Patel, MPH, will provide information on tools that assist in study design, reporting essentials, and ways to prepare and submit these papers.

AMMO-CHEST SEEK™ Library Demonstrations and Giveaways

During Experience CHEST hours

Staff: Kathy Jewett, SiNae Pitts

Visit SiNae Pitts and her team from Amphetamobile to experience the updated CHEST SEEK™ Library app, as well as walk-through presentations of how to use the CHEST Events app. View their iPad wall, play a game, and test your knowledge of SEEK-related questions to win a pair of sunglasses!

Virtual Reality at CHEST

Monday, October 30

12:00 pm - 12:15 pm

Tuesday, October 31

2:00 pm - 2:15 pm

Staff: Chad Jackson

Experience the future framework of education. Experience the cutting-edge developments from CHEST. Experience 15 Steps to EBUS in VR!

CHEST has created a 15-step, virtual reality procedural guide to completing the Endobronchial Ultrasound Guided-Transbronchial Needle Aspiration (EBUS-TBNA) procedure. Harness the power of virtual reality, and learn the 15 steps of EBUS procedure on your own time with no medical equipment required! Think about the potential for innovative education like this. No longer will you be constrained to lectures and videos for learning. Learn through gamification with VR, and get a comprehensive experience and instruction in all three dimensions, as well as obtain the muscle memory and practice needed to be successful with endobronchial ultrasound procedures.


* Schedule subject to change.

Experience CHEST is open during exhibit hall hours:

Monday, October 30 - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Tuesday, October 31 - 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Wednesday, November 1 - 10:00 am - 2:30 pm


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