American Association for Respiratory Care - AARC

Organization URL(s)

Other Contact Information

9425 N. MacArthur Blvd. Suite 100
Irving, TX 75063-4706
972-243-2272 (Voice)
972-484-2720 (FAX)


The AARC is a not-for-profit professional association representing more than 37,000 members. For more than 50 years, the AARC has led the respiratory care profession in science, education and research. Its members are committed to providing exemplary respiratory care and improving lung health worldwide. AARC’s mission is to advance the science, technology, ethics, and art of respiratory care through research and education for its members and to teach the general public about pulmonary health and disease prevention.

Print Resources

AARC publishes patient education materials and develops education materials for practitioners. Serial publications: Respiratory Care (journal), monthly--features original research and case reports on topics such as chest radiographs, pulmonary function tests and blood gas analyses; AARC Times (magazine), monthly--articles discussing management tips, human-interest features, profiles of respiratory care leaders and more.

Review Date

Monday, Dec 05, 2011