The CHEST Foundation at CHEST 2012

Events

Sunday, October 21
6:15 pm – 10:15 pm
The OneBreath® Evening at the Georgia Aquarium

Shuttles for VIP Pass guests depart from hotels 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm. A VIP Pass is required to board the shuttle bus. Shuttles for guests holding Gallery Tour Admission Passes depart from hotels pm – 8:45 pm. Return service for all ticket holders is available 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm.
Title Sponsor: The CHEST Foundation gratefully acknowledges the generous donation made by our Title Sponsor, Boehringer Ingelheim, to support research and to improve patient care and health. Presenting Sponsor: Supported by Teva Respiratory. Corporate Sponsor: Supported by Genentech.

Monday, October 22
7:30 am – 8:45 am
Eli Lilly and Company Distinguished Scholar in Critical Care Medicine
Project Update at Critical Care NetWork Forum With Featured Speaker

A Statewide Program to Effect the Timely Diagnosis and Treatment of Severe Sepsis: Application of Evidence-Based Principles in Rural and Urban Settings
Steven Q. Simpson, MD, FCCP

Monday, October 22
11:00 am – 2:30 pm
ACCP Industry Advisory Council and The CHEST Foundation’s Community Outreach Event

Supported by Actelion Pharmaceuticals US, Inc.; AstraZeneca LP; Bayer HealthCare; Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Bristol-Myers Squibb; Edwards Lifesciences; Forest Laboratories, Inc.; Genentech; Gilead Sciences; GlaxoSmithKline; InterMune, Inc.; Mylan Specialty L.P.; Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation; Pfizer, Inc.; Purdue Pharma L.P.; and Teva Respiratory.

Tuesday, October 23
6:00 am – 7:15 am
OneBreath 5K Walk/Run

Centennial Olympic Park

Tuesday, October 23
7:30 am – 8:45 am
GlaxoSmithKline Distinguished Scholar in Thrombosis
Project Update at Pulmonary Vascular Disease NetWork Forum With Featured Speaker

The Perioperative Management of Patients With Coronary Stents Who Require Elective Surgery
James D. Douketis, MD, FCCP

Tuesday, October 23
7:30 am – 8:45 am
GlaxoSmithKline Distinguished Scholar in Respiratory Health
Project Update at Respiratory Care NetWork Forum With Featured Speaker

Assessment of an Interactive Education Tool to Disseminate Best Practice Recommendations on Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease to Primary Care
Sandra Adams, MD, FCCP

The CHEST Foundation Awards Program

During 2012, The CHEST Foundation will offer over $500,000 in awards to ACCP members to support research that could lead to important breakthroughs in the treatment of chest diseases. These awards will be conferred during CHEST 2012.

Distinguished Scholar Award
Eli Lilly and Company Distinguished Scholar in Critical Care

Leadership Award
Roger C. Bone Advances in End-of-Life Care Award

Clinical Research Awards
Alpha-1 Foundation and The CHEST Foundation Clinical Research Award in COPD and Alpha-1 Antitrypsin (AAT) Deficiency
The CHEST Foundation California Chapter Clinical Research/Medical Education Award
The CHEST Foundation Clinical Research Award in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
The CHEST Foundation and the Respiratory Health Association of Metropolitan Chicago Clinical Research Award in Women’s Lung Health
OneBreath Clinical Research Award in Lung Cancer
The Sheila J. Goodnight, MD, FCCP Clinical Research Award in Women’s Lung Health

Humanitarian Awards

The D. Robert McCaffree, MD, Master FCCP Humanitarian Awards
Ambassadors for OneBreath Humanitarian Award

Lecture Awards
Edward C. Rosenow III, MD, Master FCCP/Master Teacher Honor Lecture
Distinguished Scientist Honor Lecture in Cardiopulmonary Physiology
Presidential Citation Honor Lecture
Roger C. Bone, MD, Master FCCP Memorial Lecture
Pasquale Ciaglia, MD, FCCP Memorial Lecture in Interventional Medicine
Murray Kornfeld Memorial Founders Lecture
Margaret Pfrommer Memorial Lecture in Long-term Mechanical Ventilation

Supported by an educational grant from Cook, Inc., and The CHEST Foundation.

Scientific Abstract Awards
Top Five Posters
Alfred Soffer Research Awards
Young Investigator Awards

Distinguished Scholar Program

The Distinguished Scholar Program enables ACCP members who propose outstanding projects in cardiopulmonary and critical care medicine to extend their impact in clinical practice. Through the generous support of Eli Lilly and Company and GlaxoSmithKline, the Distinguished Scholar Program makes an impact on patient care in critical care, thrombosis, and respiratory health.

GlaxoSmithKline Distinguished Scholar in Thrombosis
James D. Douketis, MD, FCCP

James D. Douketis, MD, FCCP, has completed the first year of his project: “The Perioperative Management of Patients With Coronary Stents Who Require Elective Surgery.” Dr. Douketis is a Professor, Department of Medicine at McMaster University, and Associate Director, Clinical Teaching Unit, St. Joseph’s Hospital, McMaster University in Hamilton, ON, Canada. He will present an update on his project at the Pulmonary Vascular Disease NetWork Forum With Featured Speaker on Tuesday, October 23, 7:30 am – 8:45 am.

GlaxoSmithKline Distinguished Scholar in Respiratory Health
Sandra Adams, MD, FCCP

Sandra Adams, MD, FCCP, has completed the second year of her project: “Assessment of an Interactive Education Tool to Disseminate Best Practice Recommendations on Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease to Primary Care.” Dr. Adams is Associate Professor at the University of Texas Health Science Center, Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care, in San Antonio, Texas, and staff physician at the South Texas Veterans Health Care System. She will present an update at the Respiratory Care NetWork Forum With Featured Speaker on Tuesday, October 23, 7:30 am – 8:45 am.

Eli Lilly and Company Distinguished Scholar in Critical Care Medicine
Steven Q. Simpson, MD, FCCP

Steven Q. Simpson, MD, FCCP, will present his project: “A Statewide Program to Effect the Timely Diagnosis and Treatment of Severe Sepsis: Application of Evidence-Based Principles in Rural and Urban Settings.” Dr. Simpson is an Associate Professor at the University of Kansas School of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, in Kansas City, Missouri. He will present an update at the Critical Care NetWork Forum With Featured Speaker on Monday, October 22, 7:30 am – 8:45 am.

Support OneBreath

Contributions to The CHEST Foundation’s OneBreath initiiative support pillar programs that focus on education, care, and community. As the ACCP’s philanthropic arm, The CHEST Foundation provides support for clinical research, educates women and children about the evils of tobacco use, provides humanitarian awards, fosters pro bono service, assists ACCP members and their families in critical care settings, and provides patient education in preventive health and disease-state information through its public-facing OneBreath initiative. Since its inception in 1996, The Foundation has conferred $9 million to support innovative clinical research to improve patient care in asthma, COPD, lung cancer, PAH, and end-of-life care and encouraged leadership and mentorship through its master teacher award. Visit the OneBreath booth in the Clinical Resource Center to learn more and donate, or visit OneBreath.org.