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 11, 2020
Effective Dec. 10, 2020, Tom Kallstrom and Tim Myers are leaving the organization. We wish both gentlemen well in their future endeavors.
October 14, 2020
The link to register for the Annual AARC Buisness Meeting for 2020 is now available. Save your spot today and view the meeting agenda.
May 20, 2020
Health care and hospitals are experiencing a period of extraordinary change. Jermaine Moore, an expert in leadership development and team dynamics, offers an overview on how to systematically approach and deal with this change in this Change Management in the Clinical Setting webcast. Jermaine will focus on a few key tools and strategies with examples... Read more »
December 18, 2019
Mentorship opportunities—whether you’re the mentor or mentee—offer great opportunities to foster professional growth and networking. But how do you get to that point? We checked in with Diana Livingston, BA, RRT, from the San Juan Regional Medical Center in Farmington, NM, to learn what three questions you should ask your mentor— #1 – What books... Read more »
October 17, 2019
Voting in AARC Election 2020 ended on October 3, and President Karen Schell has announced the results. The results of this year’s officers and directors election are: President-Elect Sheri Tooley, BSRT, RRT-NPS, CPFT, AE-C Directors-at-Large Kerry McNiven, MS, RRT Raymond Pisani, BSRC, RRT, RRT-ACCS, RRT- NPS, FAARC Karen Schell will continue her second year as... Read more »
September 26, 2019
The AARC is pleased to present the next roadmap for the profession. Two key elements of this strategic plan are the BS-entry degree in respiratory therapy, or health sciences with a concentration in respiratory therapy; and the need to earn the Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credential prior to entry to practice. The AARC Board of... Read more »
September 12, 2019
We all know student RTs are the future of the profession. Getting these newcomers involved in professional activities while they are still in school is a great way to ensure they’ll have the tools they’ll need to lead the way, and one of the best ways to do that is to provide them with... Read more »
May 29, 2019
Robert Weilacher, BHA, RRT, FAARC, 1936-2019 The AARC was saddened to learn of the death of Robert Weilacher, BHA, RRT, FAARC, who passed away in Tucson, AZ, in April at the age of 82. A member of the AARC since 1960, Weilacher played an instrumental role in the growth of the Association during its early... Read more »
February 27, 2019
Dr. Lisa Trujillo (left) and Dr. Karen Schell (right) provide information at the pre-summit reception for the African Union Summit. African Union Summit – Leadership Meeting – Investing in Health by Karen Schell, AARC President, Lisa Trujillo, AARC BOD International connections Many of you who attended the AARC International Congress in Las Vegas last December... Read more »