While smoking prevalence is declining among both men and women, lung cancer mortality among women is up. A panel on Tuesday explored contributing factors.
“The current NCDs for NIV patients with thoracic restrictive disorders, COPD, and hypoventilation syndromes conflict with new literature and don’t reflect the rapidly evolving technology in the field,” said Peter C. Gay, MD, MS, FCCP.
A session Wednesday morning including Margaret Pisani, MD, MPH, FCCP, and Andrea Braun, MD, FCCP, will explore the reasons for gender disparities, strategies to eliminate them, and ways to fight overt discrimination, unconscious bias, and imposter syndrome.
Shahid I. Sheikh, MD, FCCP, will chair a plenary session on Wednesday morning that is designed to help participants understand the rationale behind a few of the updates.
Ritwick Agrawal, MD, FCCP, will chair the session Changing Landscape of Prone Positioning Across Pulmonary Medicine, featuring several investigators from the Awake Prone Position for Early Hypoxemia in COVID-19 trial.
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During a session on Monday, panelists provided overviews of important recent sepsis advances and ones they expect to be on the horizon in the near future.
A panel discussion Monday took a look at the history of racism in health care and how existing disparities across society exacerbated COVID-19’s destructive impact in communities of color.
June Chae, MD, and Viren Kaul, MD, FCCP, will co-chair a crossfire debate this afternoon about intubation and other airway management practices in light of COVID-19.
Robotic bronchoscopy is poised to transform lung cancer diagnosis and treatment, says Michael J. Simoff, MD, FCCP, who will deliver the Ciaglia Memorial Lecture today.
Tonight’s 20th anniversary edition of the CHEST Challenge Championship might be a bit of comfort food amid a year of hardships, according to William Kelly, MD, FCCP.
Meet the three final teams competing in the 20th anniversary of the CHEST Challenge Championship at CHEST 2021. These fellows from training programs across the country will compete in a Jeopardy!-style live game show Tuesday night.