Posts on topic Opening Session

CHEST Keynote: Embracing Disruptive Innovation

September 30, 2019 by Katlyn Campbell

Patrick Schwerdtfeger, best known for his keynote programs about technology, disruptive innovation, and global business trends and their impact on market leadership and consumer behavior, will be serving as the second keynote speaker for CHEST Annual Meeting 2019. In 2019, the health-care sector has welcomed robotic surgery, 3-D [Read more...]

Category: CHEST 2019

Related Topics: Keynote, New Orleans, Opening Session


CHEST Keynote: But I’m Not Racist, Sexist, Homophobic, etc! Implicit Bias and Discrimination in Health Care

September 18, 2019 by Katlyn Campbell

Whether we would like to admit it or not, we all have biases that play a role in how we see the world and how we operate in it. It’s important to be aware of these biases, especially when working in health care. To reduce health-care disparities, we [Read more...]

Category: CHEST 2019

Related Topics: Keynote, New Orleans, Opening Session


Dr. Clayton Cowl’s CHEST 2018 Incoming President’s Address

October 30, 2018 by Vanessa Claude

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.

Category: CHEST 2018

Related Topics: CHEST Meeting, Opening Session, San Antonio


CHEST Keynote: Reflections of a Lifetime Practicing Chest Medicine

August 16, 2018 by CHEST Guest Writer

Dr. Richard Irwin, the Editor in Chief for the journal CHEST®, and Chair of UMass Memorial Medical Center’s Department of Critical Care, has observed the way patient-focused care has evolved through the years. He will be speaking on this topic at the CHEST 2018 opening session on Sunday, [Read more...]

Category: CHEST 2018

Related Topics: CHEST Meeting, Keynote, Opening Session, San Antonio


CHEST Keynote to Bridge the Gap Between Generations

July 25, 2018 by CHEST Guest Writer

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 [Read more...]

Category: CHEST 2018

Related Topics: CHEST Meeting, Keynote, Opening Session, San Antonio


Watch Dr. Gerard Silvestri’s CHEST 2016 Opening Session Speech

November 29, 2016 by CHEST Guest Writer

The 79th President of the American College of Chest Physicians, Gerard A. Silvestri, MD, MS, FCCP, shares his opening speech at CHEST 2016 in Los Angeles.

Category: CHEST 2016

Related Topics: Opening Session, Video


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