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Thank You To Our Sponsors

Thank you to our sponsors for helping to make our 56th annual State Conference a huge success. It would not have been possible without your support.
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Nominate a Candidate for Respiratory Care Practitioner of the Year

Nominations are now open for Respiratory Care Practitioner of the Year!  Deadline for nominations is May 31, 2024.  Nominate your favorite Illinois RCP today! *Nominees must be a current ISRC/AARC member and also a licensed IL RCP*
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Nominate a Candidate for the Legacy Award

Legacy Awards are now open through May 31, 2024. Nominate a deserving RCP today! Eligibility for nomination: An individual may be nominated for the Legacy Award if she/he has dedicated two decades or more to the development, improvement, and advancement ... Read More
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2024 ISRC Annual Conference Schedule

This years Conference is promising a very full and interesting agenda. You can download the schedule here. DOWNLOAD SCHEDULE > ATTENDEE REGISTRATION CLICK HERE > SPONSOR REGISTRATION CLICK HERE > CONFERENCE SCHEDULE > HOTEL ACCOMODATIONS Book a room in our ... Read More
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Ken Scrivano – 2023 ISRC Legacy Award Recipient

The 2023 ISRC Legacy Award recipient is Ken Scrivano. His respiratory career has spanned 45 plus years here in Illinois. He received his MS degree from Cardinal Stritch University and his RRT back in the day when the oral exams ... Read More
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Elizabeth Feather – ISRC 2023 Practitioner of the Year

Introducing Elizabeth Feather the 2023 ISRC Practitioner of the Year. Elizabeth is adjunct faculty at SWIC and staff respiratory Therapist  at Mercy South hospital. She is every RT Manager and co-worker’s dream employee.   She shows up every shift with a ... Read More

Audrea Hardwicks-Williams

We regret the passing of Audrea Hardwicks – Williams. She served on the Illinois Society for Respiratory Care (ISRC) Board of Directors for over 20 years! She held many roles over the years which included Chapter 2 Chair, Program Chair, ... Read More

Conference to Support Malcolm X College Respiratory Care Students

The first annual Malcom X College Respiratory Care Conference! It’s a day filled with inspiration, education, and an opportunity to make a real difference for our future respiratory therapists. The conference will feature many speakers, Q&A tables, vendors, and of ... Read More

Respiratory Care Week Success

Sr. Francis de Sales Highschool (SFDS) Career Day St. Francis de Sales High School (SFDS), located on the southeast side of Chicago, is a small yet mighty Catholic school. It’s led by its dedicated alumna and Principal/CEO, RoniNicole Facen, who ... Read More
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ISRC Chapter 3 “Loose Ends” Conference

ISRC Chapter 3 “Loose Ends” Conference Friday, September 22nd, 2023 8AM to 5PM 7.0 CRCEs Registration and continental breakfast 7:30. Lunch include Register HERE or on Speakers confirmed: • Joe Omo-Osagie: Implicit Bias (required by IDPFR) • Stephanie Emanual: ... Read More