Maryland/District of Columbia Society for Respiratory Care

Respiratory Care Professionals Saving Lives Everyday.....

Respiratory Care is a dynamic and challenging profession and an integral part of the health care delivery team.

Our Organization

AARC Membership Benefits

* 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.

Board of Directors

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.

Board of Directors Info

Employment Opportunities

UVA Transitional Care Hospital
Manger of Respiratory & Pulmonary Services- Posted 6/8/2016

Director of Respiratory Therapy
MedStar Health – Medstar Franklin Square Medical Center
Baltimore, Maryland

(posted 6/17/2016)

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MD/DC Managers & Leadership List Serve

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
*Employment information
*Early Bird notices for conferences
*and more...

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:

Services & Support

 Conferences/CEU Approval

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.

Conference by the Sea website

Anne Arundel Medical Center
Spring Tune Up By the Bay

Conference Calendar (Events)

RCEC Site Authorization Program

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

Respiratory Care Licensure

Maryland Respiratory Care
Licence Information
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
Toll Free:800-492-6836

Maryland Board of Physicians Website

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

District of Columbia Department of Health Website

MD/DC RCP License Plate

Order Online by Clicking License Plate above. Download forms below to process plate application.

Official Maryland License Plate with MD/DC Respiratory Logo. Be proud of your profession and support student scholarships by purchasing one of these attractive license plates. Click to Download form and follow the return instructions.

Legislative Action

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/DC Society Retains the firm of Schwartz, Metz & Wise, P.A., a law firm focusing on the representation of associations and businesses before the Maryland General Assembly, courts and regulatory agencies.

Education & Employment

Hospital Listings 

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:

Respiratory Department Contacts

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

Employment Opportunities in Maryland & DC

The MD/DC Society posts job opportunities upon request of hospitals and healthcare systems.  To request an employment posting contact:

Contact Information

Contact MDDC Society

Official Board Mailing Address:
MDDC Society for Respiratory Care
P.O. Box 233
Pinto, MD 21556-0233


Board Email:
Webmaster Email:

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