AARC Congress 2018

  Dec. 4–7, 2018

  Las Vegas, NV

Special Events

Monday, Dec. 3 | 7:00–10:00 p.m. | Mob Museum

A Night with the Mob

This year’s 6th annual ARCF fundraiser will be themed Night with the Mob, and will take place on the evening of Monday, Dec. 3, 7:00–10:00 p.m., prior to AARC Congress, at the Mob Museum in Las Vegas.

Sponsored by

Monday, Dec. 3 | 11:45 a.m.–5 p.m. | Mandalay J

AARC Respiratory Patient Advocacy Summit

The 4th Annual AARC Respiratory Patient Advocacy Summit meeting is on Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, one day before Congress. AARC welcomes respiratory therapists as well as their patients and caregivers to join this annual meeting that advocates for quality care for chronic respiratory patients.

Platinum Sponsor

Gold Sponsor

Silver Sponsors

Contributing Sponsors

Tuesday, Dec. 4 | 8:00 a.m.–9:30 a.m. | Mandalay H

AARC Awards Ceremony

Tuesday, Dec. 4 | 9:35 a.m.–10:25 a.m. | Mandalay H

Keynote Address

Zubin Damania, MD, aka ZDoggMD, will kick off the AARC Congress 2018 experience with song, humor, and creative storytelling in his “Healthcare Remixed” talk. He plans to examine the challenges of delivering compassionate care and how medical professionals might work individually and collectively to ensure that the future of medicine is a bright one.

Tuesday, Dec. 4 | 8:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m. | Room TBA

AARC Welcome Party

Wednesday–Thursday, Dec. 5–6 | AARC Booth #845

Big Ideas Theater

Thursday, Dec. 6 | 5:15 p.m.–7:30 p.m. | Mandalay H

41st Sputum Bowl Finals and Reception

Sputum Bowl

Sponsored by

Thursday, Dec. 6 | 8:50 a.m.–9:20 a.m. | Mandalay H

Flag Folding Ceremony

Flag Folding Ceremony

Friday, Dec. 7 | 12:45 p.m.–2:15 p.m. | Mandalay H

Closing Ceremony

Attend the AARC Congress Closing Ceremony led by moderator Patrick Dunne MEd RRT FAARC and featuring Edward Salazar RRT CPFT RPSGT and Yvonne Gardner to find out what respiratory therapists can do to make a difference — to take the lead in eliminating preventable deaths in our country.


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