Welcome to Summer Forum 2022! Join us July 26–28 in Palm Springs, CA, for our annual Summer Forum event, bringing respiratory therapy leaders together from all over the U.S. and beyond.
Designed for respiratory therapy educators and those in a leadership role, Summer Forum will focus on the topics, tools, and skills to bring back to your team and department.
Spread across three days, Summer Forum includes 30 sessions filled with specially designed lectures and symposiums for RT leaders and educators. Summer Forum also offers added networking through event activities and exhibit hall browsing.
Opening Session: State of the Profession
Session Topics: CPGs, What Learners Need, RT-Driven Protocols, the Value of a Journal Club, Value Efficiency, Staffing Efficiency, Maximizing ROI, Helping Your Students Grow, and the Value of an RT Professional Development Program
Symposium: Annual CoARC Educator Symposium
AARC Block Party
Lectures: Jimmy Young Memorial Lecture
Session Topics: Interprofessional Education, Staffing and Retention Concerns, Social Media for Educators, a Community of Inquiry, Helping Students with Interviewing and Students Helping the Bedside Therapist
Opening: Agency Update
Session Topics: Characteristics of Successful RC Programs, State Society Leadership Tips, and Overreaching Roles of RT Leaders
Lectures: Dr H Fred Helmholtz Education Lecture
Closing Ceremony: Reimagining Inclusive Leadership
All AARC Summer Forum meetings will be held at the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa in Palm Springs, California. This refreshed, luxury hotel features superb service, redesigned venues, and family-friendly amenities. Guests can check out the spa for some much-needed pampering or explore one of their popular restaurants. There is plenty to experience at the resort.