Conference Coverage

On-site coverage of CHEST 2018


CHEST Physician reporting staff will provide on-site coverage of CHEST 2018, the annual meeting of the American College of Chest Physicians, held in San Antonio, Tex., Oct. 6 through Oct. 10. They are planning to report on a wide variety of sessions covering the latest research on treating COPD, sleep medicine, pulmonary hypertension, asthma, and other pulmonary disease. Panels, plenaries, original research presentations, and late-breaking studies will all be covered in depth. Stories will be posted daily during the meeting on the CHEST Physician website. They will also be talking to presenters and discussants about their work, so be sure to watch for video interviews, which also will be published daily.

Among the sessions on the coverage calendar are the following:

The Impact of Obesity on Pulmonary Disorders. Sunday, Oct. 7, 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m., Convention Center 207B

GAMES: Games Augmenting Medical Education. Sunday, Oct. 7, 10:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m., Convention Center 207B

Current Trends and Controversies in the Practice of Sleep Medicine. Monday, Oct. 8, 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m., Convention Center 214A

Futility? Responding to Nonbeneficial Treatment Requests. Monday, Oct. 8, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Convention Center 212A

Update on Diagnosis and Management of Diffuse Cystic Lung Disease. Tuesday, Oct. 9, 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m., Convention Center 214A

Lung Cancer Screening: News Questions and New Answers. Tuesday, Oct. 9, 8:45 a.m. to 9:45 a.m., Convention Center 207A

Check here on the CHEST Physician website for the latest news from CHEST 2018!

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