The updated CHEST Events App for CHEST 2018 is now available for download and we’re here to help you take advantage of what the app has to offer for the best annual meeting experience. Take a look at the following tips. [Read more…] about How to Use the CHEST Events App for CHEST 2018
Scott Zimmer, a product of Generation X, went through college with a passion for public speaking as well as a deep interest in the generational divide. Zimmer graduated with a BA in mass communications in 2000 and went on to begin his public speaking career from there. When guest speaking for a company called BridgeWorks, Zimmer discovered that he had found a place that really highlighted his interests, and he made it a goal to one day join their team. After a long while of following BridgeWorks on LinkedIn and other social media sites, an opening came up, and Zimmer began his career as one of three speakers at this firm of “generational junkies and trend spotters” in 2013. [Read more…] about CHEST Keynote to Bridge the Gap Between Generations Written by Kristin Crowe
Only have 24 hours in San Antonio for #CHEST2018 and want to make the most of it? Don’t worry; we’ve got you covered! While most of your time will be spent checking out sessions, we’re sure you can still take some time to yourself to explore this wonderful city! [Read more…] about Your 24-Hour Day Trip Guide in San Antonio for CHEST 2018
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