“The pathology of COPD may not have changed much over time, but today we can do a lot to reverse the important disabilities from the patient perspective,” said Darcy Marciniuk, MD, Master FCCP, during his Presidential Honor Lecture.
Pulmonary rehabilitation isn’t just successful—it is magical, according to Roger S. Goldstein, MBChB, FCCP, during his 2020 Canadian Thoracic Society Honorary Lecture, “The Magic of Rehabilitation.”
CHEST 2020 connected attendees from all over the world for a reimagined, memorable experience despite the distance. Relive some of those moments in this recap video and don’t forget meeting attendees have access to content until February 1, 2021!
During the CHEST 2020 Closing Session on Wednesday, October 21, outgoing CHEST President Stephanie Levine, MD, FCCP, thanked CHEST leadership, staff, and members for their support of CHEST and dedication to patient care during what has been a uniquely challenging year and officially passed the mantle of the presidency to Steven Q. Simpson, MD, FCCP.
The inaugural Erin Popovich Honorary Lecture examined the financial, bureaucratic, and educational barriers to therapy and the patient-physician partnership needed to overcome those barriers.
Sleep Disorders in Women Across the Lifespan featured a panel of sleep medicine specialists who discussed some of the changes women exhibit in their sleep throughout their lifetimes.
The COVID-19 knowledge base has evolved quickly during the pandemic. Help! My Patient Is Clotting: COVID 19-related Coagulopathy reviewed emerging data on the prevalence, nature, and pathophysiology of thrombotic complications related to this novel disease.
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It may be the last day of the live meeting, but it’s a day packed full of sessions you don’t want to miss. Aneesa Das, MD, FCCP, and Chris Carroll, MD, FCCP, share the lineup for Wednesday, October 21, and toast to another successful CHEST Annual Meeting. Don’t forget registered attendees have access to content through January 18, 2021!
A session on Tuesday, October 20, featured a panel of infectious disease experts and pulmonologists who reviewed some of the most recent data regarding COVID-19 diagnosis, therapies, and prevention.
Congratulations to those CHEST members who obtained the Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians designation this year. All initiates will be formally honored and recognized during Wednesday’s Virtual Closing Session on October 21.
Tobacco cessation is a continuing topic at CHEST. Treatment of Nicotine Dependence: What’s New?, on Wednesday, October 21, will explore the latest developments in quitting tobacco. Jackie A. Hayes, MD, FCCP, shares more in this Q&A.