Good Works. Rewarded.

The CHEST Foundation Awards Program 


Application deadline - May 4

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D. Robert McCaffree, MD, Master FCCP Humanitarian Awards

Multiple awards of $5,000 and up to $15,000

The humanitarian awards are given for community-based projects supported by the pro bono work of ACCP members worldwide. Projects must show a clear impact on the community and have the potential for long-term sustainability and replicability. Award funds are paid to the nonprofit or nongovernmental organization where the ACCP member donates time and medical service.

 2011 Award Recipients

Thomas R. Gildea, MD, FCCP

The Free Medical Clinic of Greater Cleveland Volunteer Pulmonary Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Thomas Lahiri, MD, FCCP

Living Extreme With Cystic Fibrosis Documentary, Cystic Fibrosis Lifestyle Foundation, Burlington, VT

Raghu R. Sundaram, MBBS

Comprehensive Care Delivery to Indigent/Poor Population Across Different Ages and Cultures, One Breath for Life, One Life to Live, One Source to Trust, Prakasam District, India                                                                                                          

Ambassasors Group Humanitarian Award

Peter Karczmar, MD, FCCP

Taming Asthma Clinic, Providence, RI


View project highlights from the 2010 award winners.

Lata R. Castura, MA – Project S.I.E.S.T.A (Students Involved in the Education About Sleep Hygiene for Teen Adolescents), Houston, TX

Margaret A. Clark, RRT - Not One More Life Asthma Clinic, Atlanta, GA

Kevin Flaherty, MD, FCCP – Faith Medical Clinic, Pinckney, MI

Robert C. Hyzy, MD, FCCP – Sustainable Health Promotion for the Indigent of Belin, Peru

Syed S. Naqvi, MD, FCCP – Sustainable Healthcare Initiatives Now Empowering (SHINE), USA, Chikar, District Muzaffarabad, Pakistan

C. Sola Olopade, MD, FCCP - Protecting Women and Children From Exposure to Indoor Air Pollution from Burning Biomass in Nigeria, Eruwa, Abania and Igbo Ora, Nigeria