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
It was a very humbling and motivating experience attending CHEST as a sleep medicine fellow. As the Pediatric Chest Medicine NetWork fellow representative, I was able to interact with other members in my field about topics that are very important. I discussed hot topics that we face in practice not only with my pediatric medicine colleagues but with my adult sleep colleagues as well. [Read more…] about My CHEST 2017 Experience as a Fellow Written by John Bishara, DO
As a trainee, there are multiple opportunities for you at the CHEST Annual Meeting. Whether you’re seeking networking opportunities or looking to gain more knowledge, let the meeting provide you with the trainee resources to excel. [Read more…] about Trainees: What You Can Do at CHEST 2017
I attended my first CHEST Annual Meeting as a fourth-year resident: CHEST 2013 was held at McCormick Place in Chicago. I was stoked to be able to attend, but it was only for one night because I was on service. I presented a case report poster that was among the sea of other medical student and resident posters. I proudly wore my suit, which had gotten worn out during interview season while standing next to the poster, hoping no one would ask me a question about it. [Read more…] about Why I Attend the Annual Meeting…as a Trainee Written by Erin Crowley, MD, MS
What is the Trainee Recharge Lounge?
The Trainee Recharge Lounge is a dedicated room for you to relax and connect with other trainee members and attendees. All trainees are invited to stop by to recharge, attend trainee-specific education sessions, and network. [Read more…] about Trainees: Visit Room 402a
You heard it right – as a trainee there are multiple opportunities for you at the CHEST Annual Meeting. Whether you’re seeking networking opportunities or looking to gain more knowledge, let the meeting provide you with the trainee resources to excel. [Read more…] about Calling All Trainees