The CHEST Foundation champions lung health through clinical research and community service grants. Since 1996, we’ve provided over $10 million in funding for clinical research and community service around the world. At CHEST 2018, we’ll recognize the winners of nearly a half-million dollars in research and community service grants that advance lung health. The winners listed below exhibited exemplary partnerships with their sponsoring institution; rigorous metrics to track their project’s progress; and innovative, novel approaches to addressing their research topic. We are excited to announce this year’s grant recipients! [Read more…] about Announcing the 2018 CHEST Foundation Grant Recipients
San Antonio is known for its sports teams, the River Walk, and of course the Alamo, but one thing that doesn’t get the recognition it deserves is the food. San Antonio offers a variety of must-try food items that you simply can’t find anywhere else. Ready to get your grub on? Here are just a few picks to try out while visiting the Alamo City. [Read more…] about Get Your Grub on During CHEST 2018!
As the car sped down the highway, I saw for the first time the famous CN Tower of Toronto in the distance. My naivety regarding Toronto’s downtown geography would not last long, nor would my streak of having never attended a medical conference. I would be spending 5 enlightening and busy days at that tower’s feet, racing from event to event at the 2017 CHEST Annual Meeting. It would be a trip of many firsts, thanks to the help of the Diversity Travel Grant provided by the CHEST Foundation, and it was certainly memorable and life changing for many reasons. [Read more…] about The First of Many Enlightening Encounters With CHEST Written by James Simmons, MD, BS
Planning on bringing your family with you to CHEST 2018 in San Antonio? Well, we’ve got you covered on ways to have some family fun when you’re not immersed in learning at the convention center. Here are a few activities you can take part in: [Read more…] about Family Activities in San Antonio
At CHEST 2017, I took on several roles—from faculty member, to mentee, to general attendee. This hybrid experience gave me a unique perspective on how the conference is designed and its many impacts on the fields it serves. [Read more…] about The Multifaceted CHEST Attendee Written by Barry G. Fields, MD, MSEd
I anticipated CHEST to be a valuable experience of meeting people and learning medicine—what it turned out to be was so much more. [Read more…] about The Value of the CHEST Experience Written by Megan Sisk, DO