Distinguished Service Award
Christopher Carroll, MD, FCCP
This award is conferred to a CHEST Fellow (FCCP) who has held a CHEST leadership position; has led significant achievements; and/or has donated time, leadership, and service to CHEST.
College Medalist Award
Margaret Pisani, MD, MPH, FCCP
The College Medalist Award is a long-standing CHEST tradition. This award is given for meritorious service in furthering progress in the field of diseases of the chest.
Master Fellow Award
Curtis N. Sessler, MD, FCCP
Masters of CHEST are national or international Fellows of CHEST who have distinguished themselves by attaining professional preeminence. Because of their personal character and leadership; extraordinary contributions to medical research, clinical practice, quality improvement, or medical education; and years of enduring and outstanding service to CHEST, they have advanced chest medicine.
Alfred Soffer Award for Editorial Excellence
Scott Manaker, MD, PhD, FCCP
This award honors Alfred Soffer, Master FCCP, Editor-in-Chief of the journal, CHEST®, from 1968 to 1993, and Executive Director of CHEST from 1969 to 1992. Recipients have made significant contributions to CHEST and are often world experts in their fields, have written numerous papers and abstracts, have served as primary investigators, and/or have served as a department editor of the journal CHEST.
Early Career Clinician Educator Award
Matthew C. Miles, MD, MEd, FCCP
The Early Career Clinician Educator Award recognizes the achievements of a clinician educator who has already made significant contributions to CHEST educational activities and is committed to continuing to grow as CHEST faculty.
Master Clinician Educator Award
Doreen J. Addrizzo-Harris, MD, FCCP
The Master Clinician Educator Award recognizes long-term achievements of one clinician educator who has made significant contributions to CHEST activities and has demonstrated a strong commitment to medical education throughout their career.
Distinguished CHEST Educators (DCE)
The Distinguished CHEST Educator (DCE) designation recognizes the achievements of members who have made significant and long-term contributions to the design and delivery of CHEST education. The DCE provides national-level recognition of excellence in continuing medical education. Designees will be honored at an Opening Session and throughout the meeting. See full list of this year’s honorees here.
Scientific Abstract Awards
Alfred Soffer Research Awards
Presented abstracts will be judged by session moderators, and award recipients will be selected for their outstanding original scientific research. Finalists will be evaluated on the basis of their written abstract and the quality of their oral presentation. This award is named in honor of Alfred Soffer, MD, Master FCCP, who was Editor in Chief of the journal, CHEST®, from 1968 to 1993, and Executive Director of CHEST from 1969 to 1992.
Young Investigator Awards
Investigators who are enrolled in a training or fellowship program or who have completed a fellowship program within 5 years prior to CHEST 2021 are eligible for Young Investigator Awards. Presenters will be evaluated on the basis of their written abstract and presentation. Recipients will be selected by judges from the Scientific Presentations and Awards Committee for their outstanding original scientific research.
Top 5 Poster Awards
Awards will be granted to the finalists presenting the top scientific research posters. Presenters will be evaluated on the basis of their written abstract, the quality of their research, and their oral presentation. Award recipients will be selected by judges from the Scientific Presentations and Awards Committee for their outstanding original scientific research and will receive a ribbon.
Awarded on behalf of the CHEST President, to individuals who have shown their dedication to the chest medicine field and for their many contributions to CHEST.
COVID-19 Task Force
Ryan Maves, MD, FCCP – Chair
Christopher Carroll, MD, FCCP
Neha S. Dangayach, MD
Jeffrey Dichter, MD, FCCP
Alice Gallo De Moraes, MD
James Geiling, MD, MPH, FCCP
Holly Keyt, MD, FCCP
Stephanie M. Levine, MD, FCCP
Septimiu Murgu, MD, FCCP
Marcos Restrepo, MD, PhD, FCCP
Steven Q. Simpson, MD, FCCP
Angel Coz Yataco, MD, FCCP
Katlyn Froslan, Robb Rabito, CHCP, Lilly Rodriguez, Karla Velilla, Heather Watkins
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