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24 Aug

Patient Advocacy Summit Speakers Share Personal Experiences and Struggles

Helping to kick off our 2017 Congress, the AARC will host its third annual Respiratory Patient Advocacy Summit meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017. The Summit will include special guest speakers Claire Wineland and Grace Anne Dorney Koppel. Wineland and Dorney-Koppel will each share their perspective and insight in living with respiratory illness, as well… Read more »

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25 Jul

Marathon Runner to share her story of the 2013 Boston attacks at 2017 AARC Congress Closing Ceremony

A physician and experienced marathon runner, Dr. Natalie Stavas found the need for both of these roles during the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The AARC Congress 2017 planning team announced that Dr. Natalie Stavas will wrap-up AARC Congress 2017 (Oct. 4–7) as the closing ceremony speaker. Dr. Stavas will recount her experience in the fateful… Read more »

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20 Jul

AARC Congress Announces Claire Wineland as Keynote Speaker

Claire Wineland is an activist, inspirational YouTube personality and speaker, and founder of Claire’s Place Foundation, Inc. (Photo by Todd Westphal) The AARC announced that Claire Wineland, activist, inspirational YouTube personality, speaker and founder of Claire’s Place Foundation, Inc., will be the keynote speaker at AARC Congress, the 63rd International Respiratory Convention and Exhibition, to… Read more »

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26 Jan

Sputum Bowl 2017: 15 Practitioner Teams Needed by July 15

The Sputum Bowl has been a part of AARC tradition since 1978. The lights. The action. The costumes. The fabulous half-time entertainment. The Sputum Bowl has been a time-honored tradition at the AARC Congress since 1978. Uniquely “RT,” the Bowl is THE number one place to test your respiratory care knowledge against the best of… Read more »

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08 Dec

6 Reasons Why Indianapolis is the No. 1 Convention City

AARC Congress 2016 just wrapped up in October, but the Program Committee is already hard at work on next year’s meeting in Indianapolis. Here are six facts about this Midwestern metropolis that led USA Today to name it the No. 1 convention destination in the country– It’s convenient: With more hotel rooms connected to the… Read more »

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