The CHEST Foundation hosted its Lung Health Experience during #CHEST2018 on Saturday at the Main Plaza Conservancy in San Antonio. See the event in photos.
“Patients that have daily symptoms—wheezing, chest discomfort, frequent coughing, and shortness of breath—have a very poor quality of life,” says Diego J. Maselli, MD, FCCP. “They cannot do the things they want. They cannot do sports, and they have a hard time having a regular workday because their symptoms interfere with their life.”
Attendees will have the chance to make their own decisions in how to manage the airway in critically ill patients by selecting video segments that follow certain paths during an interactive session on Monday, says Col. David G. Bell, MD, FCCP.
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Patients can now receive care from the comfort of their home thanks to technological advances in medicine, like telemedicine and cloud-based technology. Neil S. Freedman, MD, FCCP, will chair the interdisciplinary session Using Technology to Improve Outcomes for Patients With Sleep-Disordered Breathing on Monday.
San Antonio—home of the puffy taco—has historically been known for its Tex-Mex cuisine. That Mexican-American fusion still dominates the city’s culinary landscape, but a new generation of modern cuisine, known as “Tex-Next,” has made its way to this Southwest city.
CHEST is not only known for the most relevant education in clinical chest medicine but also for its clinician educator training. This year we are offering an expanded list of sessions designed for current CHEST faculty, those interested in the path to becoming faculty, as well as anyone interested in developing their leadership and teaching skills.
Are we missing something on the #CHEST2018 program? New this year, we’re giving the learners a chance to vote on the most relevant, late-breaking topic to be presented at CHEST 2018.
As a trainee, there are multiple opportunities for you at #CHEST2018. Whether you’re seeking networking opportunities or looking to gain more knowledge, let the meeting provide you with the trainee resources to excel.
Registration for the CHEST live learning 2019 courses is now open, and this year’s lineup promises interactive, hands-on learning opportunities for the entire clinical chest medicine team. The 2019 live learning calendar features a variety of content designed for the whole medical team, so each member can work confidently to drive better patient outcomes.
Find out what drew #CHEST2018 speaker Margaret Pisani, MD, MPH, into the sleep medicine field and what she hopes to see while in San Antonio.
The CHEST Annual Meeting has consistently specialized in hands-on training, and this year, attendees will see even more interactive sessions in the Learn by Doing-focused program, says CHEST 2018 Program Chair David A. Schulman, MD, MPH, FCCP.