San Antonio is rich in Spanish and Mexican heritage, architecture, and culture. It’s the seventh-most populated city in the United States and the second-largest city in Texas. Here are a few treasured landmarks and sites you can visit while you’re in this historic city for #CHEST2018.
San Antonio’s vernacular is shaped by its many cultural influences. We’ve rounded up some truly puro San Antonio phrases that might come in handy as you navigate the city and work on fitting in with the locals.
CHEST 2018 speaker Lewis G. Satterwhite, MD, FCCP, loves visiting climbing gyms in other cities. Find out more about him in this spotlight.
M. Patricia George, MD, describes her session in a tweet: “Join us on Tuesday as we debate PH associated with ILD: To treat or not to treat. #ACCPChest #CHEST2018 #pulmonaryhypertension #IPF.” Read more about Dr. George and her session here.
“Patient-focused care is the care we would want our own families to receive all of the time,” said Richard S. Irwin, MD, Master FCCP, Editor in Chief for the journal CHEST®, during Sunday’s Opening Session.
Try your hand at new and old GAMEs during #CHEST2018. Take advantage of our arcade style GAMEs (Games Augmenting Medical Education) based on relevant clinical topics, as well as mixed reality, available at CHEST 2018 to help improve your medical education.
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 will deliver the keynote address “When Generations Connect: Leadership Across Generational Divides” during the Opening Session on Monday.
Roslyn F. Schneider, MD, MSc, FCCP, the global patient affairs lead at Pfizer, addressed several myths facing women during the CHEST Foundation’s second annual Women and Pulmonary Luncheon on Sunday. “Now is the time that we flip things around—that we don’t wait for others to tell us when we’re ready for something, but that we decide when it’s our time,” she said.
The National Board of Echocardiography has developed a certification in advanced critical care echocardiography in cooperation with CHEST and multiple other professional societies of critical care. The New National Board of Echocardiography Certification in Advanced Critical Care Echocardiography at CHEST will provide information and review requirements for the certification and examination, said Paul H. Mayo, MD, FCCP.
Congratulations to everyone who obtained the Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians (FCCP) designation during Sunday’s Opening Session.
Burnout is often called a plague among critical care clinicians because it is so easily transmitted from clinician to clinician, according to experts in a session on Sunday.
The goal of Bells and Whistles of Long-term Noninvasive Ventilation: Device, Modes, Features and Interfaces on Monday is to make clinicians more comfortable initiating or managing patients who are on long-term noninvasive ventilation, according to the co-chairs of the session David Zielinski, MD, FCCP, and Lisa Wolfe, MD, FCCP.