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CHEST 2023 Call for Abstracts and Case Reports

Share your research with thousands of chest medicine professionals

Provide valuable insight into emerging scientific and clinical advancements happening in the critical care, pulmonary, and sleep fields. Submit an abstract or case report for CHEST 2023, October 8-11 in Honolulu, Hawai‘i, and you could have the opportunity to: 

  • Share your findings with colleagues. 
  • Gain feedback from expert faculty. 
  • Collaborate with other professionals in the field.
  • Be published in the prestigious journal CHEST®. 

 

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Review submission guidelines (PDF)

Submission deadline:
Friday, March 31, at 2 pm CT
(3 pm ET / 12 pm PT)

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Submission types 

Submissions will be considered for either oral presentations or posters. There is no charge for submissions. 


Abstracts (original investigations):
Open to all health care professionals, both domestic and international. 

Fellow case reports: Open only to those enrolled in a physician training program, both domestic and international.  

Medical student/resident case reports: Open only to current medical students or residents, both domestic and international. 

Global case reports: Open to all health care professionals from outside the United States.  

Clinical case puzzlers: Clinical case puzzlers highlight an interesting teaching point in chest radiology for oral presentation. The session chair will facilitate group participation, and a panel of experts will offer feedback in case consultation format. Open to all health care professionals, both domestic and international.

Late-breaking abstracts: Submissions (original investigations only) will be accepted Monday, May 8, through 2 pm CT, Thursday, June 1.
All late-breaking data must be new and not available at the time of general submission to qualify as a late-breaking abstract. 


Scientific presentation awards  

Enhance your CV by applying for a scientific presentation award. Presenters will be evaluated on the basis of their written abstract, the quality of their research, and their oral presentation. 

Scientific abstract awards

Alfred Soffer Research Awards 

Presented abstracts will be judged by session moderators, and award recipients will be selected for their outstanding original scientific research. Finalists will be evaluated on the basis of their written abstract and the quality of their oral presentation. This award is named in honor of Alfred Soffer, MD, Master FCCP, who was Editor in Chief of the journal CHEST® from 1968 to 1993, and Executive Director of CHEST from 1969 to 1992. 

Young Investigator Awards 

Investigators who are enrolled in a training or fellowship program or who have completed a fellowship program within 5 years prior to CHEST 2023 are eligible for Young Investigator Awards. Presenters will be evaluated on the basis of their written abstract and presentation. Recipients will be selected by judges from the Scientific Presentations and Awards Committee for their outstanding original scientific research. 

Top Rapid Fire Abstract Awards 

Awards are granted to two presenters from all the rapid fire sessions at the CHEST Annual Meeting for outstanding original scientific research and presentation.

Top Abstract Poster Award

The Top 5 Abstract Poster Awards are granted to three winners and two runners up for outstanding original scientific research and presentation.

Case report awards 

Top Case Report Award
Awards are granted to one presenter in each oral case report session at the CHEST Annual Meeting for outstanding original scientific research and presentation.
 
Top Rapid Fire Case Report Award
Awards are granted to one presenter in each rapid fire oral case report session at the CHEST Annual Meeting for outstanding original scientific research and presentation.


 

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Key dates and timing

 

Friday, March 31, at 2 pm CT: Submission deadline 

April-June: Peer review 

July: Submitters are notified of acceptance or rejection decisions* 

October 8-11: Join us for CHEST 2023 in Honolulu, Hawai‘i 

 

Questions? Contact abstracts@chestnet.org.

*Please note, after acceptance notifications are sent, all communications regarding the submission and presentation will be sent only to the presenting author. 

Call for scientific graders and moderators 

Get involved with CHEST 2023 by assessing and grading original investigations and case reports submitted for presentation or moderating a session at the annual meeting. This is a prime opportunity to review new research that could direct the future of clinical chest medicine and get involved in CHEST 2023.

Scientific graders 
Review abstracts or case reports and assign a grade. Graders should have proficient knowledge in the content area(s) they select. Grading will take place April 7 through May 1.  

Sign up by March 31 to be considered. 

Moderators 

Review assigned submissions prior to the meeting; facilitate discussion, questions, and answers within your assigned session(s); and vote for award winners where applicable. Moderators will be recognized in the CHEST 2023 session listings and receive a reduced registration rate to the meeting.  

Sign up by June 15 to be considered. 

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