CHEST Curriculum Pathway for Lung Cancer
Earn COC after all pathway requirements are met
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Access expires 365 days after start
Credit Offered
33.5 CME / CE Credits
33.5 MOC Points
33.5 RN Credits
33.5 PA Credits
33.5 AANPCB Credits

Start learning with the CHEST Curriculum Pathway for Lung Cancer. Follow the nine paths from start to finish for a comprehensive overview of lung cancer diagnosis and management. Or, select the individual paths that best fit your daily work and clinical interests. Choose from topics like solitary pulmonary nodules, complications of neoplasia, and bronchoscopy.

The pathway offers a variety of bite-sized educational resources you can review in 20 minutes or less. Explore case-based CHEST SEEK™ questions, videos and slide presentations from lung cancer experts, and research from the journal CHEST®.

Path 1: Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer 
Path 2: Small Cell Lung Cancer 
Path 3: Other Intrathoracic Tumors
Path 4: Solitary Pulmonary Nodules
Path 5: Complications of Neoplasia 
Path 6: Thoracic Surgery 
Path 7: Bronchoscopy 
Path 8: Other Interventional Airway Procedures 
Path 9: Palliative Interventions

CHEST SEEK™ questions
CHEST Annual Meeting and Board Review videos
Journal CHEST® articles
Slide presentations from CHEST educational courses
Digital flashcards
And more

The content in CHEST Curriculum Pathway for Lung Cancer was created, validated, or revised by the following work group faculty and reviewers.

Lung Cancer Work Group Faculty 

Co-Chair: Hans J. Lee, MD, FCCP

Co-Chair: Septimiu D. Murgu, MD, FCCP

Lung Cancer Work Group Reviewers 

Elliot Ho, DO

Chris Kapp, MD

Niral M. Patel, MD

Nakul Ravikumar, MD

Abhishek Sarkar, MD


The CHEST Curriculum Pathway for Lung Cancer content was validated on September 20, 2023, and is accredited until September 19, 2026. In accordance with the policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the content in this pathway is subject to regular validation review for relevancy and accuracy. As a result, pathway content can be modified, deleted, or retired by CHEST at any time to reflect new developments in medical science. The accreditation duration of content is established by the American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST) in accordance with the ACCME’s policies.  
CHEST is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 
CHEST designates the enduring material found in the CHEST Curriculum Pathway for Lung Cancer for a maximum of 33.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 
Successful completion of the CME activities found in the CHEST Curriculum Pathway for Lung Cancer, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 33.5 Medical Knowledge points in the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. 
It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit. 

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