The American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP)

and The CHEST Foundation

Comments to Anti-Infectives Drugs Advisory Committee of FDA


PART I: Alvin Lever, MA, FCCP(Hon), Executive Vice President & CEO, ACCP,

Northbrook, IL

Who We Are—The American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP), a Clinical Society, Founded in 1935 as the Clinical Society for Chest Specialists:

The CHEST Foundation—The Philanthropic Arm of the ACCP

What We Do—Examples Include:

PART II: Curtis N. Sessler, MD, FCCP, Professor of Medicine ,Virginia Commonwealth University Health System, Medical Director of Critical Care, Medical College

of Virginia Hospitals

Incidence and Treatment of Sepsis