CHEST President-Elect, John “Jack” D. Buckley, MD, MPH, FCCP, emphasized the importance of mentoring in helping the organization and its clinicians better reflect the diversity of their patients and society.
A Wednesday morning session, chaired by Thomas DeCato, MD, FCCP, will help clinicians navigate the current guidance for pulmonary function tests, address controversial issues, and answer unresolved questions from their daily practice.
A Wednesday morning panel discussion, chaired by Sean Callahan, MD, will help attendees distinguish incidental interstitial lung abnormalities from more consequential findings such as interstitial lung disease.
A Wednesday morning discussion session co-chaired by Kathryn Pendleton, MD, FCCP, will look at the current problems and opportunities with the use of artificial intelligence to identify patients with sepsis or predict the onset of sepsis.
George Z. Cheng, MD, PhD, FCCP, will chair a debate that will explore the need for improved safety and efficacy data, lessons that can be learned from other disciplines, and pitfalls that might be avoided.