Focused Clinical Education
That's what you can expect at CHEST 2016. We will filter the constant stream of clinical information to offer relevant sessions focusing on relevant pulmonary, critical care, and sleep topics. A variety of education formats will be available, giving you choices for hands-on simulation, case- and problem-based presentations, small-group interactive discussions, lectures, self-study opportunities, and more.
More than 300 general sessions
New Interdisciplinary Programs
Original investigation presentations
New diagnostic and treatment solutions in the Exhibit Hall
Don’t miss our Exhibit Hall designed to complement your learning and to present resources to help advance your patient care. The hall will showcase diagnostic and treatment solutions, along with these opportunities:
This popular stopping point highlights new offerings and exciting possibilities at CHEST and within the American College of Chest Physicians.
Original Investigation Posters
Abstract posters will be displayed and presented during the Poster Grand Rounds sessions. These posters will highlight new, unpublished science, giving you a firsthand look.
Global Case Report Posters
Global case report posters will highlight interesting or unusual cases from around the world, outside North America.
Affiliate and Medical Student/Resident Case Report Posters
These case reports will be presented in a poster format, highlighting interesting, relevant cases presented by physicians-in-training.
Play this popular game by visiting participating booths and collecting letters to spell out C-H-E-S-T for a chance to win a prize.
Attend focused presentations offering clinical insight in a theater setting.
Connect With the Physicians You Want to Reach
You're invited to exhibit in the Clinical Resource Center, where you'll connect with attendees who gather to learn about your products and engage in meaningful discussion. Offer interactive, educational experiences to showcase the clinical value of your products and services. Popular meeting features will take place in the center to draw attendees to exhibits.
Over 5,000 health-care professionals are expected to attend CHEST 2016.
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. With more than 19,000 members representing 100+ countries around the world, our mission is to champion the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of chest diseases through education, communication, and research. This includes connecting health-care professionals to the latest clinical research and a wide array of evidence-based guidelines through the CHEST Journal, while also serving as a total education resource for clinicians through year-round meetings, books, mobile apps, and live courses in pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine. The first medical association with a clinical simulation program accredited by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare, the American College of Chest Physicians also provides hands-on training through innovative simulation education. The CHEST Foundation, our philanthropic arm, provides members with grants, patient education tools, and other resources to help their patients live and breathe easier.