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
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
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
I am extremely grateful to the CHEST Foundation for the honor and privilege of receiving the CHEST Foundation Research Grant in Nontuberculous Mycobacteria Diseases in addition to a CHEST Foundation Travel Grant to be able to attend the CHEST Annual Meeting 2017 in Toronto, Canada. [Read more…] about Reflections on the CHEST Annual Meeting From an Early Investigator Written by Keira A. Cohen, MD
Have you been thinking about how great of a time you had at CHEST 2017? Or, perhaps you weren’t able to make it to CHEST 2017 and are looking forward to attending CHEST 2018? Well we’d be happy to have you attend the annual meeting in sunny, San Antonio, Texas this fall. CHEST 2018 will occur earlier this year, from October 6-10, and we’ve got a few ways you can get involved leading up to the meeting. Don’t forget to look out for CHEST 2018 registration, opening April 5. [Read more…] about Are You Ready for CHEST 2018 in San Antonio, TX?
The CHEST Foundation is excited to host the Lung Health Experience at this year’s CHEST 2017 Annual Meeting. The Lung Health Experience is a travelling community service program designed to connect the public with local lung health experts, so they can begin a conversation in a casual, fun environment about the importance of lung health. [Read more…] about CHEST Foundation Lung Health Experience is Headed to Toronto