Five Traditional New Orleans Dishes to Try
What makes the traditional New Orleans food so special? The flair and broad history of these dishes unite the city in its love for seafood, Creole, Cajun, and many other types of food options. We’ve picked five famous New Orleans dishes that you should try while you attend CHEST 2019. GUMBO As one of Louisiana’s quintessential dishes, you can find gumbo in restaurants, at events, and homes all over the state. Claiming both French and West African roots, there’s no one way to make gumbo, but it is usually served over rice and with a wide variety of other [Read more...]
Book Your NOLA Hotel for CHEST 2019
Get ready for CHEST Annual Meeting 2019 with exclusive hotel deals for your trip to New Orleans from onPeak, the official hotel provider for our annual meeting. Through onPeak, we are able to bring you the lowest rates, best hotels, and great amenities for your trip to the Big Easy. onPeak also provides flexible booking policies, great group tools, and a full team of wonderful customer service agents to ensure you have a smooth booking process. New Orleans Marriott – HQ Hotel As one of our headquarters hotels, the New Orleans Marriott is situated in the French Quarter and [Read more...]
Enjoy the Southern Culture of New Orleans
Get a glimpse of the rich southern culture of New Orleans this October by checking out a few of these locations and events. Visit a Mini-museum – Backstreet Cultural Museum The Backstreet Cultural Museum is located in a small, former funeral home in the historic Treme neighborhood. The museum displays the permanent collection of Mardi Gras Indians costumes, second-line parade outfits, jazz funeral photos, and music memorabilia from curator Sylvester Francis. Interested in upcoming parades and festivals happening nearly every weekend in New Orleans? Learn about these at the museum, as well as more NOLA arts and traditions. View [Read more...]
5 Things to Do Near the Convention Center in NOLA
While CHEST 2019 will have your days busy, don’t forget to find time to explore entertaining, cultural, and historic places around New Orleans. Grab your friends and colleagues for some fun, and try out a few of these places! 1. House of Blues New Orleans If you’re already heading to the city known for jazz and blues, there’s no better place to experience that than the House of Blues New Orleans. Enjoy live music and great food under one roof. Be sure to check the House of Blues website as the annual meeting draws nearer to see which concerts and [Read more...]
Vibe With The Big Easy
Get ready for CHEST 2019, October 19-23, in New Orleans with ideas of ways to experience the city and enjoy music from Louisiana native artists.
Get Ready for The Big Easy
CHEST 2019 will be in New Orleans, Louisiana, this year, October 19-23. Here are a few ways to be engaged leading up to the meeting.
5 Highlights From CHEST 2018
1. Therapy Dogs. For those who were on-site at CHEST 2018, we hope you got a chance to hang out with the dogs from Therapy Dogs of San Antonio in the Experience CHEST booth.
2018 CHEST Award Winners
The American College of Chest Physicians® would like to extend congratulations to its 2018 award winners:
Dr. Clayton Cowl’s CHEST 2018 Incoming President’s Address
Clayton Cowl, MD, MS, FCCP becomes the 81st President of the American College of Chest Physicians and shares his incoming president’s address during the Monday Opening Session at CHEST 2018 in San Antonio, Texas.
PALs United for Lung Health Advocacy Roundtable at CHEST 2018
Please join the CHEST Foundation in San Antonio for the PALs United for Lung Health Advocacy Roundtable. This roundtable will bring together a select group of lung health advocacy and policy leaders to build upon the engagement started at the inaugural PALs United for Lung Health event held in Washington, DC, in October 2017, and furthered at advocacy roundtables at ATS and now the CHEST 2018 meeting. The common goals are to raise the profile of lung disease and advance patient-centered solutions.
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