CHEST 2024 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 2024, October 6-9 in Boston, MA, 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®
  • Win awards for outstanding scientific research or case reports. (See awards section below)


Review submission guidelines (PDF)

Submission deadline:

Monday, March 25, at 2 pm CT (3 pm ET / 12 pm PT)

CHEST 2024 Call For Abstracts

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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. 

NEW Interdisciplinary Case Report: Open to all healthcare professionals, 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 awards when submitting your abstract. Applying for awards means your abstract will be considered for nominations for selected scientific abstract awards.

All presenters will be evaluated based on their written abstract or case report, research quality, and in-person presentation. Presentation formats are determined by the Scientific Presentations and Awards Committee (SPAC) (abstracts) and Training and Transitions Committee (T&T) (case reports).

Scientific abstract awards

Nominees for all abstract awards will be selected by the SPAC, and presenters will be notified via email before the annual meeting. Session moderators will judge and evaluate in-person presentations for final award determination.

Alfred Soffer Research Awards 

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 enrolled in a training or fellowship program or completed a fellowship program within 5 years before CHEST 2024 are eligible for Young Investigator Awards.

Top Rapid Fire Abstract Awards

Awards are granted to two presenters from all the rapid-fire sessions at the CHEST Annual Meeting.

Top Abstract Poster Award

Awards are granted to the top five abstract poster presentations at the CHEST Annual Meeting.

Case report awards 

All case reports presented in oral and rapid-fire formats are evaluated for awards during the Annual Meeting. Case report posters are not eligible for awards.

Top Case Report Award

Awards are granted to one presenter in each oral case report session at the CHEST Annual Meeting for an outstanding case report and presentation.

Top Rapid Fire Case Report Award

Awards are granted to one presenter in each rapid-fire case report session at the CHEST Annual Meeting for an outstanding case report and presentation.


CHEST 2024 Call For Abstracts
CHEST 2024 Call For Abstracts

Call for scientific graders and moderators 

Get involved with CHEST 2024 by grading original investigations and case reports submitted for presentation or moderating sessions 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 2024. Please complete each form if you wish to grade and moderate. Applying does not guarantee assignments.

Scientific graders 

Review and grade abstracts or case reports. Graders should have proficient knowledge in the content area(s) they select. Grading will take place from April 8 through May 1. Assignments will be emailed to you from

Sign up by March 29 to be considered. 

2024 Grading Volunteer Form 


Review assigned session presentations prior to the meeting. At CHEST 2024, you will introduce your session to attendees and facilitate discussion after presentations in your assigned session(s). Moderators will be recognized in the CHEST 2024 session listings and receive a reduced registration rate for the meeting. Medical students, interns, residents, and fellows will not be considered to moderate; we kindly ask you not to apply if you are in any of those individual status types.

Sign up by June 3 to be considered. 

2024 Moderator Application