David A. Schulman, MD, FCCP, is the new Editor in Chief of CHEST Physician. He is a Professor in the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine at Emory University in Atlanta, where he also directs the pulmonary and critical care fellowship program. He has served on the CHEST Sleep NetWork and the Education Committee and currently serves on the Training and Transitions Committee and the Board of Regents. Dr. Schulman’s primary area of academic interest is on faculty development in the domains of teaching and assessment. He will serve as the Chair of the CHEST 2018 Scientific Program Committee, where he will focus on crafting novel, interactive programming that will improve attendee engagement and retention.
1. Improve interactivity between CHEST Physician and its readership, to improve our ability to craft the publication that best meets the needs of its readers.
2. Create more opportunities for CHEST Physician to serve as the voice of CHEST members, by increasing space for members and leaders to write for the publication.
3. Build on the incredibly successful work of my predecessor, Dr. Vera DePalo.
CHEST extends very special thanks to the following CHEST Physician editors for their 3 years of dedicated service in the following roles:
Vera de Palo, MD, FCCP – Editor in Chief
Lee Morrow, MD, FCCP – Section Editor for Critical Care Commentary
Jeremy Weingarten, MD, FCCP – Section Editor for Sleep Strategies