* AARC provides you the tools and information you need to grow your career. From job listings to interview advice, AARC career services
offers it to you.
* AARC encourages the continuing evolution of the respiratory care workforce by promoting professional development and continuing education to ensure competent, safe, and effective patient care.
* American Association for Respiratory Care offers and accredits quality continuing respiratory care education so you can provide the best possible care.
The MD/DC Society for Respiratory Care is comprised of a 13 Member Board of Directors elected by the membership of the organization.
The Board provides support, educational opportunities and legislative monitoring for the profession and professionals with Maryland and the District of Columbia.
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The MDDC Email List Serve is open to Respiratory Care Managers, Educators and RCP's who serve in leadership roles within Maryland and the District of Columbia. The list serves the following functions to connect practitioners:
*Exchange ideas within MD & DC
*Resource for policies & protocols
*Early Bird notices for conferences
The list is not open to the public and RCP's requesting to be on the list should be active members of the AARC prior to requesting to be added.
To request to be added to the list send an email request to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The MD/DC Society hosts and supports a number of educational events to assist licensed practitioners in obtaining continuing education credits required to meet State license requirements.
Below are links to conference information and updates sponsored by and in affiliation with the Society.
The RCEC site authorization program establishes a system for the approval and administration of CEU's and CEU programs on an "on-sire" basis. Approved agencies are authorized to award RCEC's (Respiratory Continuing Education Credits) according to the program guidelines and in accordance with the policies adopted by the Maryland/District of Columbia Society for Respiratory Care, Inc.
Download Application Form Here
For More Information Contact:
Michelle Zabkowski, RRT
Respiratory Care Coordinator
Greater Baltimore Medical Center
6701 N. Charles St.
Baltimore, MD 21204
Maryland Respiratory Care
Respiratory Care Practitioners are licensed in Maryland under the Board of Physicians. To obtain information
on licensure or to request a application contact the Physician Board.
MD Board of Physicians
District of Columbia Respiratory Care License Information
Respiratory Care Practitioners are licensed in the District of Columbia under the Health Occupations
Department and governed by a Respiratory Care Board. For complete onlineinformation, including online application for D.C. Licensure, please
The MD/DC Society maintains active involvement in Legislative affairs for both Maryland, and the District of Columbia. The Society retains a lobbyist for Maryland and works with the respiratory leadership in the District of Columbia to handle legislative issues that may arise.
Board and Society members attend the annual AARC PACT gathering in Washington, D.C. to help lobby Congressional Representatives on Bills that impact respiratory care and healthcare in general.
Maryland A.A.S Degree Programs
Allegany College of Maryland
Baltimore City Community College
Community College of Baltimore County-Essex Campus
Frederick Community College
Prince Georges Community College
Washington Adventist University
Takoma Park, MD
District of Columbia
A.A.S Degree Programs
University of the District of Columbia
Community College, Wash, D.C.
Maryland B.S. Degree Programs
Salisbury University -Salisbury, Maryland
The Maryland Hospital Association
For a complete listing of all hospital and healthcare providers, the Maryland Hospital Association provides contact information. Click the icon below to access the list:
An updated contact list of Respiratory Care Department Managers for Maryland and D.C. can be located by following the link below:MD/DC Managers Hospital List
The MD/DC Society posts job opportunities upon request of hospitals and healthcare systems. To request an employment posting contact: