AARC Summer Forum 2022

July 26–28, 2022Palm Springs, CA

AARC Summer Forum 2022

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.

Meet Your 2022 Speakers

Chip Zimmerman
Chip Zimmerman

PhD, RRT, FAARC

Fayetteville
GA
Kevin O’Neil
Kevin O’Neil

MD, MHA, FCCP

Wilmingon
NC
Tonya Winders
Tonya Winders

MBA

Vienna
VA
Dana Evans
Dana Evans

MPA RRT, RRT-NPS

Downers Grove
IL

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Robert Shaw
Robert Shaw

PhD, RRT, FAARC

Overland Park
KS
Valerie David
Valerie David

RRT, RRT-NPS, AEC

Smyrna
GA
Erica Judie
Erica Judie

DHSc, RRT, RRT-ACCS

Wichita Falls
TX
Georgianna Sergakis
Georgianna Sergakis

PhD, RRT, FAARC

Columbus
OH

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Bill Galvin
Bill Galvin

MSEd, RRT, FAARC

Havertown
PA
Lori Tinkler
Lori Tinkler

MBA, ICE-CCP

Overland Park
KS
Teri Miller
Teri Miller

MEd, RRT, FAARC

Pineview
GA
Joel Brown
Joel Brown

MSM-HCA, RRT, FAARC

Dagsboro
DE

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Christine Hamilton
Christine Hamilton

DHSc, RRT

Nashville
TN
David Eitel
David Eitel

MHA, MSRT, RRT

Vineyard
UT
Kim Bennion
Kim Bennion

MsHS, RRT, CHC

Eagle Mountain
UT
Sarah Varekojis
Sarah Varekojis

PhD, RRT, FAARC

Columbus
OH

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Ji Lie
Ji Lie

PhD, RRT

Forest Park
IL
Kyle Mahan
Kyle Mahan

MSM, RRT

Louisville
KY
Randy Case
Randy Case

PhD, RRT, RRT-NPS

Wichita Falls
TX
Sue Ciarlariello
Sue Ciarlariello

MBA, RRT, FAARC

Dayton
OH

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Carl Hinkson
Carl Hinkson

MSc, RRT, FAARC

Marysville
WA
Nancy Colletti
Nancy Colletti

PhD, RRT, CPFT

Wilimington
OH
Ellen Worsham
Ellen Worsham

AARC Staff

Irving
TX
Dean Hess
Dean Hess

PhD RRT

Danvers
MA

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Heather Willden
Heather Willden

AARC Staff

Irving
TX
Lindsay Fox
Lindsay Fox

MEd, RRT

Edwardsville
IL
Amanda Nickel
Amanda Nickel

MSc, RRT

Paoli
PA
Rich Branson
Rich Branson

MSc, RRT, FAARC

Cincinnati
OH

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Netta Jenkins
Netta Jenkins

MBA

New York
NY
Carol Dobies
Carol Dobies

MBA

Kansas City
MO
Sheri Tooley
Sheri Tooley

BSRT, RRT, CPFT

Pittsford
NY
Lynda Goodfellow
Lynda Goodfellow

Ed.D, RRT, FAARC

Peachtree City
GA

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David Vines
David Vines

PhD, RRT, FAARC

Elmhurst
IL
Lauren Driscoll
Lauren Driscoll

MHPE, RRT

Bellevue
NE
Garry Kauffman
Garry Kauffman

RRT, MPA, FACHE

Walnut Cove
NC
Jennifer Anderson
Jennifer Anderson

EdD, RRT, RRT-NPS

Wichita Falls
TX

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Kimberly Clark
Kimberly Clark

EdD, RRT

Cleveland
NC
Julie Jackson
Julie Jackson

BAS, RRT, RRT-ACCS

Ankeny
IA

Schedule Highlights

Day 1 — July 26

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

4.62 CRCE Available

Day 2 — July 27

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

4.30 CRCE Available

Day 3 — July 28

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

2.66 CRCE Available

Location

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.

JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort Aerial View
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