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Summer Forum LIVE!

Welcome to Summer Forum LIVE! Join us June 29, July 1, 7, & 9, as respiratory therapists come together to experience learning in a virtual environment.

Designed for respiratory therapy educators and those in a leadership role, Summer Forum LIVE! will focus on the topics, tools, and skills to bring back to your team and department.

Spread across four days, Summer Forum LIVE! includes 22 sessions that include lectures, symposiums for Leadership and Educators. Summer Forum LIVE! also offers added networking through session conversation, Feel Good Activity Breaks, a Virtual Expo Hall, and Zoom Wrap-Up Chats with Colleagues.

Meet Our 2021 Speakers

Carl Hinkson
Carl Hinkson

MSc, RRT, FAARC

Director, Pulmonary Service Line
Providence Regional Medical Center Everett
Ellen Becker
Ellen Becker

PhD, RRT, RPFT

Professor, Respiratory Care
Rush University
Teri Miller
Teri Miller

MEd, RRT, CPFT

Chair, Department of Respiratory Therapy
Middle Georgia State University
Kathy Fedor
Kathy Fedor

MBA, RRT, FAARC

Pediatric Respiratory Therapy Manager
Cleveland Clinic Children’s

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James Stoller
James Stoller

MD, MS

Chairman, Education Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Robert Shaw
Robert Shaw

PhD, RRT, FAARC

Vice President of Examinations
National Board for Respiratory Care
Kim Bennion
Kim Bennion

MsHS, RRT, CHC

Administrative Director, Respiratory Care
Intermountain Health Care
Sarah Pehlke
Sarah Pehlke

MHS, RRT

Interim Program Director
Bellarmine University

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Lori Tinkler
Lori Tinkler

MBA

CEO
National Board for Respiratory Care
Sarah Varekojis
Sarah Varekojis

PhD, RRT, FAARC

Associate Professor
The Ohio State University
TJ Wing
TJ Wing

EdD, RRT

Associate Professor
Boise State University
Kristen McHenry
Kristen McHenry

EdD, RRT, RRT-ACCS

Assistant Professor, Degree Advancement Program
Boise State University

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Matt Pavlichko
Matt Pavlichko

MS, RRT, RRT-NPS

Director, Pulmonary
Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health
David Vines
David Vines

PhD, RRT, FAARC

President
National Board for Respiratory Care
Nancy Colletti
Nancy Colletti

PhD, RRT, CPFT

MSRT Program Director
University of Cincinnati College of Allied Health Sciences
Garry Kauffman
Garry Kauffman

MPA, RRT, FACHE

Manager
Kauffman Consulting

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Kevin O’Neil
Kevin O’Neil

MD, MHA, FCCP

Medical Director, Respiratory Therapy
New Hanover Regional Medical Center
Kevin McQueen
Kevin McQueen

MHA, RRT, CPPS

System Lead Director of Respiratory Care
University of Colorado Health
Julie Jackson
Julie Jackson

BS, RRT, RRT-ACCS

Manager Respiratory Care and ECLS Services
UnityPoint Health Des Moines
Thomas Jones
Thomas Jones

MEd, RRT, CPFT

Chairman, Department of Respiratory Care
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

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Jaspal Singh
Jaspal Singh

MD, MHA, MS

Medical Director, Pulmonary Innovation & Critical Care Education
Atrium Health
Teresa Volsko
Teresa Volsko

MBA, RRT, FAARC

Director, Respiratory Care, Transport, the Communication Center
Akron Children’s Hospital
Timothy Buckley
Timothy Buckley

MCs, RRT, FAARC

Retired System Director
Froedtert South
Dana Stauffer
Dana Stauffer

MS, RRT, RRT-NPS

Director of Respiratory Care
Penn State Health Hershey Medical Center

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Mary Beth Norcross
Mary Beth Norcross

MSEd

Assistant Professor, Learning Specialist
UAMS Student Success Center
Sheri Tooley
Sheri Tooley

BS, RRT, CPFT

President & CEO
AARC
Jody Lester
Jody Lester

MA, FAARC

Associate Professor, BSRT Degree Advancement Program
Boise State University
Pat Munzer
Pat Munzer

DHSc, RRT

President
Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care

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Tonya Winders
Tonya Winders

MBA

CEO
Allergy & Asthma Network

Day 1 — June 29, 2021

Opening Session: State of the Profession and Agency Update

Lectures: Jimmy Young Memorial Lecture and the Dr H Fred Helmholz Education Lecture Series

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Day 2 — July 1, 2021

Session Topics: Better Bedside Outcomes; Online Students During a Pandemic; Respiratory Care Research with Limited Resources; Partnership for Academic Success

Symposium: Pandemic Planning Symposium

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Day 3 – July 7, 2021

Session Topics: Safe, Effective Staffing; the Medical Director and the RC Program; Change for the Respiratory Therapist; Collaboration, Transformation, and Growth in Leadership; and Effective Recruiting Practices

Symposium: CoARC Symposium

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Day 4 – July 9, 2021

Session Topics: TILT to Improve Learner Success; Respiratory Care Productivity; Incorporating Mindful Practice in Respiratory Care Education; and Integrations of Care Coordination to Improve Patient Outcomes

Closing Ceremony: TBA

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