ugural global competition of CHEST World Congress was held in Madrid, Spain, on March 21-24, 2014. Dr. Vishesh Paul of the
Maimonides Medical Center Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine Fellowship Program was on the winning team. The American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST), with the support of the Spanish Society of Pneumology and Thoracic Surgery (SEPAR), hosted the congress.
Team USA was up against the world’s leading pulmonary and critical care experts from both Spain and India. Experts from Maimonides Medical Center and the Cleveland Clinic pooled their knowledge to secure the title.
The congress attracted guests from more than 70 countries, with a total attendance nearing 2,200 clinicians specializing in pulmonary medicine, critical care and sleep medicine.
Congratulations Dr. Paul!