Get a Glimpse of Summer Forum

Want to know a little bit more about what you can expect at the Summer Forum? Listen to some of our presenters as they give you a preview of their programs.

Monday, 9:00 am – 9:55 am

Drivers of Health Care Change: With or Without Washington

Garry W Kauffman MPA FACHE RRT FAARC, Elizabethtown PA

Garry will kick off a Summer Forum management program all focused on answering: Do RTs make a difference? He'll start off the day helping you prep for answering that important question to your boss.


Tuesday, July 19, 8:00 am – 8:55 am

Utilizing Protocols to Increase the Value of the RT

Wednesday, July 20, 11:00 am – 11:55 am

New Roles for RTs: Improving Quality and the Bottom Line

Thomas R Lamphere BS RRT RPFT, Sellersville PA

Tom Lamphere talks over two presentations he’ll be giving. One is on protocols and establishing the value of RTs. The other is on new roles for RTs in and out of the hospital—with some surprising ideas!


Wednesday, July 20, 9:00 am – 9:55 am

My Therapists Have Spoken—Now What? Maximizing Team Commitment, Effort, and Loyalty

Cheryl A Hoerr MBA RRT CPFT FAARC, Rolla MO

Employee engagement drives high performance, but just how do you achieve that high level of involvement and satisfaction? Get practical tools to help you become a high-performing department.


Wednesday, July 20, 1:30 pm – 5:05 pm

Competency College: Ensuring Competency for Students & Staff

Georgianna G Sergakis PhD RRT, Columbus OH

Georgianna Sergakis is one of several presenters at a post Summer Forum course aimed at tuning up your competency skills. Whether you're an educator concerned with student skills or a manager needing to document the competency of your staff, this session will be timely. Georgianna tells us what to expect in this video.


Educators Track

Lynda Goodfellow EdD RRT FAARC, AARC Education Section Chair

Lynda discusses some of the highlights of the educator program that starts on July 17 with a mentorship program and runs through July 20 with competency skills.