April 1, 2021
The AARC celebrates and remembers the life and work of Robert M. Kacmarek, PhD, RRT, FAARC, after his passing.
March 17, 2021
Thursday, Apr. 1, 2021 is Take Down Tobacco National Day of Action, and, as lung health experts, respiratory therapists are uniquely positioned to help patients do just that. According to the Take Down Tobacco Day website, the day is an opportunity to empower youth to stand out and speak up against tobacco use at events... Read more »
February 9, 2021
To honor the sacrifice of licensed respiratory therapists who died while caring for patients with COVID-19, the AARC has established the COVID-19 RT Fund.
February 2, 2021
The National Respiratory Patient Advocacy Award is the only nationally-recognized advocacy program dedicated to honoring outstanding registered respiratory therapists. The award identifies and honors registered respiratory therapists from across the country who demonstrate excellence in compassionate care for patients and families. Learn more about the award The award commemorates a vital member of the health... Read more »
January 13, 2021
We speak with AARC Member, Andy Miller, RRT, RRT-ACCS, RRT-NPS, FAARC, to discuss the importance of networking and collaboration.
January 11, 2021
Paul Divis, the new interim executive director of the AARC, shares a welcome message and introduction in an open letter to the membership.
January 7, 2021
The AARC recognizes 24 organizations as the 2020-2021 Apex Recognition Award recipients. View the list of organizations.
December 30, 2020
The AARC Board of Directors has named new leadership for 2021. Paul Divis has been selected as the AARC Interim Executive Director.
December 7, 2020
The American Association for Respiratory Care and the American Heart Association urge protective measures as COVID infection rates and deaths continue to rise.
October 26, 2020
2020 and the COVID-19 pandemic brought unprecedented stressors on an already stretched workforce, amplifying and bringing to light pre-existing issues in the health care landscape. While our teams heroically met the challenges they were faced, they also struggled behind the scenes. Nisha Mehta, MD, will address these concerns along with solutions as she kicks off... Read more »