This year’s sessions related to COVID-19 capitalize on months of research and clinical experience, said CHEST 2021 Scientific Program Committee Vice-Chair Subani Chandra, MD, FCCP.
“We want trainees to find in CHEST a platform to experience lifelong learning in education, as well as meaningful networking,” said Mauricio Danckers, MD, FCCP.
The plenary session The Future Is Present: Immersive Virtual Reality in Medical Education will offer a look at a recent VR pilot program developed by CHEST.
At the Annual Meeting of the Fellows, FCCPs have the opportunity to vote on the incoming College Board of Regents slate and receive updates on key CHEST activities.
See which members of the CHEST community have been honored with this year’s Distinguished Service Award, College Medalist Award, Master Fellow Award, and more.
This year, the CHEST Foundation awarded $675,000 in grants to 27 individuals in support and recognition of outstanding contributions to chest medicine.
The CHEST 2021 program will build on lessons learned from the success of last year’s online meeting, said Program Co-Chairs David Zielinski, MD, FCCP, and Christopher Carroll, MD, FCCP.
Demondes Haynes, MD, FCCP, will deliver the CHEST 2021 keynote address on Sunday, October 17, at 3:30 PM CT, speaking on perseverance and motivation amid COVID-19 and beyond.
“The issue of disparities is a very complex issue—it’s a disease issue, it’s a societal issue, it’s about who is involved, both patients and providers, and how they are affected,” said Viren Kaul, MD, FCCP.
Planned with busy clinicians in mind, CHEST 2021 builds on a well-established tradition of engaging, immersive, and entertaining experiences.
Each year, the lectures honor people who are making significant contributions to chest medicine. The awardees are nominated and selected by their peers.
Visit the CHEST 2021 Online Exhibit Hall to learn about new products, technology, treatments, and more offered by exhibitors.