CHEST 2012 In the Community

The ACCP has a long-standing history of leading patient focused care, and CHEST 2012 provides the opportunity to extend that care into the local community. While in Atlanta, the ACCP will sponsor these local events.

Local Medical Students and Residents Program

Sunday, October 21
Medical students and residents will be selected to attend a session about the clinical, academic, and research aspects of pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine. In addition to networking with ACCP leaders, participants will experience simulated learning in the ACCP Simulation Center and attend CHEST 2012.

ACCP Industry Advisory Council and The CHEST Foundation’s Community Outreach Event

Monday, October 22
11:00 am – 12:00 pm: Training Lunch
12:45 pm – 2:30 pm: Event

Join dedicated volunteers from the Women’s Health NetWork and the Ambassadors Group for OneBreath to present the Lung LessonsSM program to students at Mount Olive Elementary School. Indicate your interest in participating by checking the Community Outreach Event box in the special events section of the registration form. More information will be e-mailed to you.
Supported by Actelion Pharmaceuticals US, Inc.; AstraZeneca LP; Bayer HealthCare; Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Bristol-Myers Squibb; Dey Pharma, L.P.; Edwards Lifesciences; Forest Laboratories, Inc.; Genentech; Gilead Sciences; GlaxoS- mithKline; InterMune, Inc.; Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation; Pfizer, Inc.; Purdue Pharma L.P.; and Teva Respiratory.

Community Grand Rounds

Monday, October 22
CHEST 2012 faculty present a grand rounds lecture at select local hospitals. Renowned faculty meet with these colleagues and share their expertise.