CHEST 2019 
Attendee Profile

Stephen Doyle, DO, MBA

Assistant Professor

Spectrum Health 

Michigan State College of Human Medicine 

CHEST 2019 

Current Training and Transitions Trainee Work Group Member that will be transitioning to the Training and Transitions Committee at #CHEST2019


This is the first time the CHEST Annual Meeting has taken place in New Orleans since 1997. What were you doing in that year?

I was in sixth grade living in Grand Rapids, MI. I was working as a paperboy in my neighborhood and was bitten by a Rottweiler while out delivering papers. Afterwards, all remaining papers in my bag were delivered at the behest of my father who took me to the hospital only after finishing the route. Also, the Michigan Wolverines won the national championship, something I hope they do again soon.

If you could arrange a one-on-one mentor session with one presenter, who would it be and why?

Dr. William Kelly, the Program Chair for Chest 2019. I’d be interested to learn how he manages being a medical educator, being actively involved at a national level, having an educational social media presence, and maintaining clinical skills.

Do you think your pet knows you’re away from home? What is its name?

I don’t think Moose knows I’m gone, but I’m sure he’s wagging his tail and chewing on things regardless.

How did you get your start in the pulmonology field?

My first exposure was during my fourth year of medical school rotating in the ICU at the University of Kansas. I loved the acuity, diversity, and ability to perform procedures.

What is your favorite thing to do outside of work?

Hang out with my wife, son, and dog. We love to travel and find new hikes wherever we go.

What do you enjoy most about the CHEST 
Annual Meeting?

The best part about the annual meeting is meeting up with colleagues from all over the country I’ve worked with throughout the years via email/phone. Also, getting to learn and network with leaders in the field.

Who is your favorite person to follow on Twitter in the pulmonology profession?

Dr. Gabriel Bosslet (@gbosslet)

What is your favorite thing about New Orleans and your favorite Cajun or Creole dish?

I’ve never spent much time in New Orleans, but from what I hear, the food, jazz, and history are worth experiencing. I am most excited about finding some authentic jambalaya, but I am going to try as much different Cajun and Creole food that I can.