AARC Summer Forum 2023

AARC Summer Forum 2023

AARC Summer Forum 2023

Welcome to Summer Forum 2023! Join us July 15–17 in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 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.

Thanks to everyone who attended Summer Forum 2023! Please join us for Summer Forum 2024 in Snowbird, Utah.

Meet Your Speakers

Joseph  Goss
Joseph Goss

MSJ, RRT, RRT-NPS, FAARC
River Vale, NJ

Cheryl Hoerr
Cheryl Hoerr

MBA, RRT, FAARC
Rolla, MO

Joel Brown
Joel Brown

MSM-HCA, RRT, FAARC
Dagsboro, DE

Marby McKinney
Marby McKinney

RRT, RRT-ACCS, AE-C
Houston, TX

Kevin McQueen
Kevin McQueen

MHA, RRT, RRT-ACCS, FAARC
Colorado Springs, CO

Kimberly Clark
Kimberly Clark

EdD, RRT
Cleveland, NC

Kim Bennion
Kim Bennion

MsHS, RRT, CHC, FAARC
Eagle Mountain, UT

Chris Russian
Chris Russian

RRT, RPSGT
Round Rock, TX

Kathy Rye
Kathy Rye

EdD, RRT, FAARC
Russelville, AR

Lauren Driscoll
Lauren Driscoll

MHPE, RRT
Bellevue, NE

Kevin O’Neil
Kevin O’Neil

MD, MHA, FCCP
Wilmingon, NC

T.J. Wing
T.J. Wing

Ed.D, RRT
Boise, ID

Jennifer Anderson
Jennifer Anderson

EdD, RRT, RRT-NPS
Wichita Falls, TX

Natasha Lavin
Natasha Lavin

MS, RRT-NPS, CPFT
Levittown, PA

Nancy Colletti
Nancy Colletti

PhD, RRT, CPFT
Wilimington, OH

Stephanie Holst
Stephanie Holst

MS, RRT
Rochester, MN

Teri Miller
Teri Miller

MBA, RRT, FAARC
Pineview, GA

Lenny Nyangwara
Lenny Nyangwara

MD, RRT, MSM, FAARC
Pittsford, NY

Steve Mosakowski
Steve Mosakowski

MBA, RRT, FAARC
Glenview, IL

John Emberger
John Emberger

RRT, RRT-ACCS, FAARC, CPHQ
Bear, DE

Matt Nolan
Matt Nolan

RRT, RRT-ACCS, RRT-NPS
Fort Worth, TX

Allen Gustin
Allen Gustin

MD, FCCP, FASA, FCCM
Chicago, IL

Kristen McHenry
Kristen McHenry

Ed.D, RRT, RRT-ACCS
Bluff City, TN

Garry Kauffman
Garry Kauffman

RRT, MPA, FACHE
Walnut Cove, NC

Gbolahan Harris
Gbolahan Harris

RRT, RRT-SDS, RRT-NPS, RPSGT
Houston, TX

Erica Judie
Erica Judie

DHSc, RRT, RRT-ACCS
Wichita Falls, TX

Dana Stauffer
Dana Stauffer

MS, RRT, RRT-NPS
Mechanicsburg, PA

Ellen Becker
Ellen Becker

PhD, RRT, RPFT
Chicago, IL

Katlyn  Burr
Katlyn Burr

RRT-NPS, AE-C
Newark, DE

Andrew Klein
Andrew Klein

MS, RRT, RRT-ACCS
Oak Lawn, IL

Amy Boeckmann
Amy Boeckmann

MPA, RRT, NBRC
Overland Park, KS

Daniel Whitt
Daniel Whitt

RRT, RRT-ACCS, RRT-NPS
Randallstown, MD

Jennifer Keely
Jennifer Keely

MEd., RRT, RRT-ACCS
Columbia, MO

Megan Koster
Megan Koster

EdD, RRT, RRT-NPS
Boise, ID

Tom Jones
Tom Jones

M.Ed, RRT, CPFT
Searcy, AR

Schedule Highlights

AARC Summer Forum 2023 people
Day 1 — July 15

Opening Session: Welcome Address

Lecture: Inaugural Sam Giordano Leadership Lecture Series

Session Topics: Strategic relationships, adjunct faculty, RT performance, interprofessional collaboration, creating inclusive environments, energizing students, expressive arts, reimagining assessments, and the Safe and Effective Staffing Guide

Symposium: What’s in your FTE Garage, Active Learning in Respiratory Care, and Why, What, and How of the SESG

5.02 CRCE Available

AARC Summer Forum 2023 people
Day 2 — July 16

Lectures: Jimmy Young Memorial Lecture

Session Topics: CoARC site visit prep, degree advancement accreditation, interprofessional education, staff engagement, expanding the RRT role, critical thinking skills, staffing shortages, raising future leaders, and medical director engagement

Symposium: Spotlight on Accreditation

Section Meetings: Leadership and Management, and Education

4.35 CRCE Available

AARC Summer Forum 2023 people
Day 3 — July 17

Opening: Agency Update

Lectures: Dr. H. Fred Helmholtz Education Lecture

Session Topics: Accreditation, psychological safety, achieving Apex, and respiratory care protocols

Closing Ceremony: What’s Next For You, RT? by Joel Brown

3.17 CRCE Available

Location

All AARC Summer Forum meetings will be held at the Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa. This refreshing, luxury hotel features superb service, modern venues, and family-friendly amenities. There is plenty to experience at the resort.

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Thank You to the AARC 2023 Corporate Partners

Corporate Partner support makes events like AARC Summer Forum possible.

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