The American College of Chest Physicians

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The American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST) is here to help chest medicine professionals optimize every clinical decision they make. You can count on them to connect you to the most forward-thinking programs in clinical medical education, to new skills and knowledge that allow you to advance your career, and to a community of innovative problem-solvers who will inspire and energize you. CHEST understands what the day-to-day practice of pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine demands, and we’re with you every step of the way, focused on helping you deliver the best possible care to your patients. Their mission is to champion the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of chest diseases through education, communication, and research. The American College of Chest Physicians is the global leader in advancing best patient outcomes through innovative chest medicine education, clinical research, and team-based care.

Ed Dellert, senior vice president of clinical education, informatics and research at CHEST, shared: “The American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST), which became the first-ever medical association to earn SSH accreditation in 2013 for its clinical simulation program, is excited to host this premier event, serving as an essential connection for professionals who are advancing patient care through the use of simulation in health care. We look forward to sharing our brand new Innovation, Simulation, and Training Center with the diverse audience of attendees, who are at the leading edge in using simulation for education, testing, and research in health care.”

CHEST’s Mission: To champion the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of chest diseases through education, communication and research. CHEST’s Vision: The American College of Chest Physicians is the global leader in advancing best patient outcomes through innovative chest medicine education, clinical research, and team-based care. Quick Facts about the American College of Chest Physicians:

  • Established in 1935
  • 18,700 members worldwide, across 100+ countries
  • Provider of clinical education for clinicians in pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine
  • Publisher of CHEST journal, a premier peer-reviewed publication with more than 350,000 readers each month
  • CHEST Annual Meeting each October is the world largest clinical chest medicine event—attracting 5,000+ professional attendees
  • First medical association with a simulation education program accredited by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare

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