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October 20, 2012

Curt Sessler to lead American College of Chest Physicians

Curtis Sessler, M.D.

Curtis Sessler, M.D.

Curtis Sessler, M.D., was elected as president-designate of the American College of Chest Physicians at CHEST 2012, the annual meeting of the College, held Oct. 20 – 25, in Atlanta. He will begin his one-year presidency in October 2014. The ACCP represents more than 18,500 members who treat chest diseases in the United States and more than 100 countries throughout the world.

Sessler completed his fellowship training in pulmonary and critical care medicine on the MCV Campus in 1985 and holds the Orhan Muren Professorship of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. He serves as director of the Center for Adult Critical Care as well as medical director of Critical Care and the Medical Respiratory ICU.

Sessler has been an active fellow of the ACCP for 24 years, serving as a leader of the organization and on the editorial board of its journal, CHEST.

Read more about Sessler’s accomplishments.