CHEST Annual Meeting’s keynote speaker, Quinn Capers, IV, MD, will address implicit bias—the unconscious attribution of particular qualities to a member of a certain social group—on Sunday during the Opening Session.
Roozehra Khan, DO, FCCP, and her co-presenters will share how visual educational tools can increase learner engagement and improve retention in “A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words: Increasing Engagement of Patients and Learners Using Visual Tools” on Sunday.
Miss your furry friend? CHEST has partnered with Take Paws Rescue, a local nonprofit animal rescue in New Orleans to bring dogs to the annual meeting. You can even adopt one!
Back by popular demand, Corey Kershaw, MD, and his co-presenters have brought the session “Pulmonary Vasculitis Syndromes: A Case-Based Overview of Diagnosis and Treatment for the Pulmonologist” to CHEST 2019.
“It’s very important to understand PAP (positive airway pressure) devices that are used for sleep apnea and complex sleep-disordered breathing syndromes since the technology for these devices is advancing so quickly,” says Michelle Cao, DO, FCCP, chair of Sunday’s “Mastering PAP and Noninvasive Positive Pressure Ventilation (NIV) Downloads.”
The Curbsiders, an internal medicine podcast, will host a live show during this year’s CHEST Annual Meeting. The hosts ask experts to deconstruct various topics in medicine, providing clinical pearls, practice-changing knowledge, and bad puns.
The last time CHEST held its annual meeting in New Orleans was 1997. Read about what’s changed—and what hasn’t—in the city and in chest medicine from this year’s Program Chair William Kelly, MD, FCCP.
Sepsis treatment continues to plague the medical community with fairly significant mortality, but new advancements in the field are a chance to improve outcomes. Gustavo Cumbo-Nacheli, MD, and his co-presenters will raise awareness of those advances during “Resuscitation in Sepsis: Now What Should We Do?” on Sunday.
“One of our goals with this session is to raise awareness of the possibility of inhalational exposures in a variety of hobbies, the workplace, and home and, thus, to encourage physicians to take a really careful history of the patient’s home and work environment,” says Mary Strek MD, FCCP, chair of the Sunday session “Occupational and Environmental Exposures and Interstitial Lung Disease.”
Find out what CHEST 2019 attendee Laren Tan, MD, FCCP, enjoys about the annual meeting, his favorite hobbies outside of work, and who he would arrange a one-on-one mentor session with in this attendee profile.
Learn how one speaker at CHEST 2019 plans to take this year’s ‘Big Easy’ message back to her practice and whether or not her pet knows she’s away from home in this speaker spotlight.
A steady and ongoing increase in progressive massive fibrosis related to coal workers’ pneumoconiosis has been recognized in the United States over the last few years through epidemiologic investigations. Drew Harris, MD, FCCP, and Amy M. Ahasic, MD, MPH, FCCP, ATSF, will share likely reasons for this trend and ways clinicians can help patients in the session “Black Lung Disease: A Resurgence of Mining-Related Lung Disease.”