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Benefits and FAQ

We’re glad you’re a part of the CHEST community, and we want you to have details to take advantage of all your benefits. If you have a question, refer to our frequently asked questions or contact us at or +1 (224) 521-9569.

Never let your membership expire by signing up for dues auto-renewal. Your dues will automatically renew within 30 days of your expiration date when you opt in to this convenient benefit. Opt in today by calling the Help Team at +1 (800) 343-2227 or +1 (224) 521-9800.

Stay Current in Chest Medicine

CHEST® Journal
Through the CHEST journal, you’ll stay up-to-date with the best in peer-reviewed, original research in pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine. All members have online access to the journal, and Enhanced and Premium members receive it in print as well.

Course and Product Discounts
All membership levels receive discounts on live learning courses, CHEST Meetings, Board Review courses, and all CHEST educational products.

Clinical Practice Guidelines
All members receive free online access to evidence-based clinical practice guidelines and consensus statements published by CHEST. 

Expand Your Network

CHEST NetWorks
Open to all CHEST members, NetWorks are special interest groups that focus on areas of chest medicine. You can join multiple NetWorks—a great way to get involved.

Engage more with your peers at our networking events. Premium members are invited to attend special networking events with colleagues and leadership held in conjunction with the CHEST Annual Meeting. 

Member and Leader Directory Access
Find your colleagues and start building your network with the Member and Leader Directory. Search by name, specialty, location, keyword, or CHEST committee name to connect with others in the CHEST community.

Develop Professionally

Become an FCCP Member
One of the most prestigious benefits is attaining FCCP (Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians). FCCP demonstrates excellence in chest medicine, dedication to your work, and symbolizes your commitment as a leader at the forefront of clinical chest medicine. FCCPs have the right to hold office and eligibility to vote.

Become a Leader
Make an impact in the CHEST community by applying to become a CHEST leader. This provides great exposure to help shape our future and your profession. Enhanced and Premium members have the opportunity to apply for leadership positions.

Career Connection
All CHEST members have complimentary access to Career Connection for job postings, career resources, and news in pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine.

International Member Benefits

e-Learning Library Access
International members, those residing outside the US and Canada, are given free access to the e-Learning Library, the best-selling CHEST e-learning products bundled in a convenient library collection.

Exclusive Premium Member Benefits

Special Offers
Premium members may receive additional special offers throughout the year on select CHEST courses and products.

Advance Access to Course Registration
Premium members have the opportunity to register for courses and meetings earlier than others, including limited seating events.

Advance Access to Hotel Reservations
Premium members receive access to hotel reservations for CHEST Annual Meetings, live learning courses, and Board Review courses before opening to all other registrants.

VIP Events
Premium members receive invitations to VIP events held at the CHEST Annual Meeting with other leaders and CHEST Past Presidents. 

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Have an additional question? Contact our Help Team at or +1 (800) 343-2227 or +1 (224) 521-9800.

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