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Connect with the CHEST Foundation at CHEST 2022

The CHEST Annual Meeting is the best learning event in chest medicine—and this year’s meeting in Nashville, October 16-19, will be full of the clinical education, unique interactive experiences, and networking opportunities that CHEST is known for. 

At CHEST 2022, the CHEST Foundation will celebrate the people who have made the successes of the last 25 years possible—and look forward to the next 25. 

Connect with donors and leaders  

Visit the CHEST Foundation Donor Lounge in Room 201, where you can engage with foundation staff and leaders at CHEST, make a donation, and get more information about how you can support initiatives to improve patient care once CHEST 2022 is over.   

Sunday, October 16, 8 am – 3:30 pm 
Monday, October 17, 8 am – 5 pm 
Tuesday, October 18, 8 am – 5 pm 
Wednesday, October 19, 8 am – 12 pm 

  • Events at CHEST 2022 

    CHEST Foundation 25th Anniversary Celebration 

    Saturday, October 15, 7-9 pm CT | Omni Nashville Hotel 

    By invitation only for CHEST Foundation donors 

    The foundation will celebrate our past, our progress, and the many people who made the last 25 years possible. From funding important research and community service projects, to supporting CHEST initiatives like Bridging Specialties™: Timely Diagnosis for ILD Patients and the First 5 Minutes™, the CHEST Foundation is making a tangible impact on improving quality of life for those with lung disease. 


    Women & Pulmonary Luncheon 

    Monday, October 17, 12-1:30 pm CT | Music City Center, Karl Dean Grand Ballroom A1 

    Open to all CHEST 2022 attendees 

    RSVP for this afternoon event to learn more about advancing your career in pulmonary medicine. Our featured guest speaker is Janet Bickel, a career and leadership development coach. She’ll provide insight and tips on how to advance in your career through her presentation, “You Are the CEO of Your Own Career.” Then, plan to join the Women & Pulmonary Work Group for a Continuing the Conversation breakfast on Tuesday, October 18, or Wednesday, October 19, at 7 am, to learn even more.

    Sponsored by United Therapeutics 


    CHEST Foundation Champions Reception 

    Tuesday, October 18, 5-6 pm CT | Music City Center, Room 201 

    Open to all CHEST 2022 attendees 

    The 2022 recipients of CHEST Foundation grants will be honored in a special celebration. These grants fund essential scientific research and community service projects. Read more about this year’s grant recipients and the impact these grants have had over the years. 

See the impact of our past events

Belmont Stakes 2022: Racing Toward Improved Care

The CHEST community gathered for a special evening at the Belmont Stakes Dinner and Auction in New York City on June 11 to support lung health programs. $290,000 was raised to benefit the CHEST Foundation’s work in patient education and CHEST initiatives to improve patient care.