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Chest 2003 registration open to media

American College of Chest Physicians

American College of Chest Physicians
CHEST 2003, The 69th Annual International Scientific Assembly
Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center, Orlando, Florida
October 25-30, 2003

Press registration is now underway for CHEST 2003, the annual international scientific assembly of the American College of Chest Physicians. CHEST 2003, taking place October 25-30 in Orlando, Florida, will feature the latest scientific developments in clinical chest medicine. World-renowned experts and up-and-coming investigators will present exceptional scientific sessions on a variety of chest medicine-related topics, including asthma, critical care, lung cancer, sepsis, mechanical ventilation, tobacco cessation, COPD, sleep medicine, pediatric pulmonology, disaster response, women's health, and thoracic surgery.

Thousands of physicians and medical professionals will be on hand to choose from over 175 general scientific sessions, 10 honor lectures, 22 postgraduate courses, and 30 satellite symposia. This year's conference also will feature three press conferences, allowing journalists to meet directly with investigators. To review abstracts, scientific sessions, and special programs being presented at CHEST 2003, see the advance program online at www.chestnet.org.

CHEST 2003 Media Registration

All scientific sessions at CHEST 2003 are open to the registered press, including representatives of print, electronic, and Internet media. Press representatives must present media identification or a business card issued by a recognized news organization or publication. For a copy of the CHEST 2003 Press Room Policies, please call 847-498-8306. For more information or to register for CHEST 2003, please visit www.chestnet.org/about/press/CHEST/ or e-mail media@chestnet.org.

The ACCP represents more than 15,000 members who provide clinical respiratory, critical care, and cardiothoracic patient care in the United States and throughout the world. ACCP's mission is to promote the prevention and treatment of diseases of the chest through leadership, education, research, and communication.

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