Respiratory Care Section

 
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The respiratory therapist (RT) is an integral part of the team, providing expertise in airway management, mechanical ventilation, and physiologic monitoring. This section communicates to the Society on issues dealing with respiratory care practice and provides technical expertise and guidance for the mutual interests of critical care respiratory therapists and the Society.
 
The section aims to provide support to the Society and section members through research and education in the areas of clinical, scientific and technical aspects of patient care. It accomplishes this mission through:
 
Education: Develop a plan to assure that the Section becomes an integral part of the Society by educating both the Society members and the special interests of the Respiratory Care Section members. This includes providing information about the role of the RT in critical care and exploring expanded roles and educational opportunities.
 
Research: Design a means to promote research among the section members through abstracts, posters, and studies.
 
Communication: A key to the success of the section is developing a communication structure to relay information among the Society, the Section Chair, and the section members.
 
 

 Section Officers

 

Chair:
Felix Khusid, RRT-ACCS-NPS, RPFT, FCCP, FAARC, FCCM
New York Methodist Hospital
Brooklyn, New York, USA
felixkhusid@gmail.com
Term: 2017 – 2019

Chair-elect:
Keith D. Lamb, BS, RRT, ACCS, FCCM
Iowa Methodist Medical Center
Des Moines, Iowa, USA
Term: 2017 – 2019

Past-chair:
Michael J. Hewitt, RRT-NPS, FAARC, FCCM
Clements University Hospital
Dallas, Texas, USA
Term: 2017 – 2019

Members at-Large:
Alan Roth, MS, MBA, NPS-RRT, FAARC
Respiratory Care Board of California
Modesto, California, USA
Term: 2016 – 2019

Herbert Patrick, MD, MSEE, FCCM
Aria Health
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Term: 2016 – 2019

Venkat Shankar, MD, MBA
Children's National Health System
Washington, DC, USA
Term: 2016 – 2019

Council Liaison:
Michele Moss, MD, FCCM
Arkansas Children's Hospital
Little Rock, Arkansas, USA

 

 

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