Summer Forum - July 14-16, 2024

2024 OSRC Conference Resources & Handouts Available!

Advocating FOR & Educating Respiratory Care Professionals

Oregon Society for Respiratory Care is committed to professionalism in respiratory care practice and respiratory education. Become a part of the leading national and international professional association for Respiratory Care.  The AARC promotes professional excellence, and advocates for our profession, our patients, and their families. Support our profession by joining the AARC today!

Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors is comprised of a number of health care professionals from around the state. Learn more about the people who keep OSRC up and running by clicking the link below.

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See the current job opportunities in respiratory care listed by members of the AARC.

Job Listings

Political Action

We post regular updates on this page to share what our directors are doing as part of the PACT (Political Action Team). From visits to Washington DC to legislative news, you can stay informed here.

Pact Updates

Meet the Board

Portrait of Renee president and executive committee member

Renee Angstrom

Past President

Portrait of Tony Garberg

Tony Garberg

Vice President

Portrait of Secretary and Executive Committee Rachael Sackett

Cathy Melero


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Meeting Minutes

Keep up to date with the board from event details and political action discussions to upcoming elections.

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Summer Forum

Location: TBD
Date: July 14-16,2024

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2024 Conference Resources & Handouts

Staff Development
Presented by: Carrie Coffman, RRT
Staff Development Specialist at Asante Health System

Presented by: Carrie Coffman, RRT
Staff Development Specialist at Asante Health System

AARC – Strategic Plan
Presented by: Mandy De Vries,  MSc, RRT, RRT-NPS
VP of Education for the AARC

A Review of the VDR
Presented by: Carrie Coffman, RRT & Stacy O’Keeffe, RRTACCS, RRT-NPS

The Evolution of Surfactant Administration for Respiratory Distress Syndrome of the Premature Newborn
Presented by: Matthew C. Egalka, M.D.
Medical Director, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Salem Hospital (Salem, OR)

2024 Year in Review
Presented by: Renee Angstrom, RRT, BSHCA
Former Cardiopulmonary and Respiratory Services Manager | Legacy Silverton Medical Center

Licensing Requirements