About the CHEST Annual Meeting

The CHEST Annual Meeting started in 1935 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Spearheaded by a tuberculosis patient, CHEST founder Murray Kornfeld, this small gathering of health-care professionals has grown into the premier chest medicine education meeting for clinicians—the CHEST Annual Meeting.

CHEST Annual Meeting offers:

  • More than 400 sessions, including simulation and interactive learning opportunities
  • Postgraduate courses
  • Interdisciplinary sessions addressing clinical issues across all disciplines of the chest medicine team
  • Original investigation presentations with new, unpublished science
  • New diagnostic and treatment solutions showcased in the CHEST Exhibit Hall
  • Networking and social opportunities with experts in your field and from around the world
  • CME/CE credits and MOC points for hundreds of sessions