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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
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It’s Time To Renew Your License

It is time to renew your License! Your license will expire on 10/31/23 Visit the online renewal website at Check your email for correspondence from IDFPR. 24 CEs are required for renewal and see this link for implicit bias ... Read More
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ILCOR Seeks Mentees and Members for Taskforce

The American Heart Association has requested that the AARC membership be made aware that the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR) is currently accepting applications for all task forces. You will note that ILCOR seeks mentees as well as members ... Read More
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Chicago Air Quality News Report

Check out this video on Chicago air quality and how it can affect your health. CLICK TO VIEW VIDEO