The American College of Chest Physicians annual meeting, CHEST 2012, is recognized worldwide as the authority in clinical chest medicine. Held from October 20-25 in Atlanta, the meeting features education opportunities in pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine.

Meeting Highlights

Managing Accidental Hypothermia

Outcomes Poor Following ED Asthma Visits

Marijuana Smoking & Asthma Exacerbations

New Releases from CHEST 2012

Antibiotics Not Effective for Cough Due to “Common Cold” in Children

Poverty, Rural Living Linked to Increased COPD Mortality in the US

Secondhand Smoke in Cars, Bars Impairs Breathing Within 20 Minutes

Fainting After Air Travel May Indicate Pulmonary Embolism

News Briefs from CHEST 2012

Asthma and COPD
Critical Care
Pulmonary Embolism and Pulmonary Hypertension

General Pulmonary

Lung Cancer
Pediatric Medicine
Simulation Education and Physician Training
Sleep Disorders


More from CHEST 2012

Daily News

Welcome from the Chair

Message from the ACCP President

Aquatic Night Out

CME Information

Daily Opening Sessions

Postgraduate Courses

Additional Saturday Courses

ACCP Networks

Honor Lectures

Non-CME Events

ACCP Awards

Asthma and COPD Symposium

Travel Information