6/10/2021: Proposed Changes to PSRC Bylaws
The PSRC Board of Directors has approved changes to the PSRC Bylaws and is now presenting them to the PSRC Membership for approval. There are several ways you can review the proposed changes:
To view the proposed changes that have been proposed with old language crossed out and new language highlighted, click here.
PSRC: Who We Are....
The Pennsylvania Society for Respiratory Care (PSRC), originally known as the Pennsylvania Society for Respiratory Therapy, was created in 1980 as the result of a merger of three PA affiliated chapters of the American Association for Respiratory Therapy. In 1986, the AART became the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC). The PSRC serves as the state affiliate of the AARC.
Statement of Purpose
"To advance the art and science of respiratory care through educational publications and programs for its members, other medical professionals, and the general public and to promote pulmonary health and disease prevention."
PSRC Mission Statement
To represent Respiratory Therapists in Pennsylvania.
PSRC Vision Statement
To be recognized as the leading organization for respiratory care in Pennsylvania.
Core Values Core Strategies
· Professionalism · Education
· Do what’s right · Advocacy
· Passion · Membership
· Provide community
· Take action
Click Here to view the names and contact information of the current members of the PSRC Board of Directors
Click Here to view or download the current PSRC Bylaws.
Districts Of The PSRC
The PSRC is comprised of three regional districts that cover the entire state. These districts include the West District, Central District and East District. The district boundaries were created based on the population of respiratory therapists living in each county to ensure an even distribution among each district.
West District Central District East District
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Allegheny County Adams County Berks County
Armstrong County Bradford County Bucks County
Beaver County Carbon County Chester County
Bedford County Centre County Delaware County Blair County Clinton County Lehigh County Butler County Columbia County Montgomery County
Cambria County Cumberland County Northampton County
Cameron County Dauphin County Philadelphia County
Clarion County Franklin County
Clearfield County Fulton County
Crawford County Huntingdon County
Elk County Lackawanna County
Erie County Lancaster County
Fayette County Lebanon County
Forest County Luzerne County
Greene County Lycoming County
Indiana County Mifflin County
Jefferson County Monroe County
Juniata County Montour County
Lawrence County Northumberland County
McKean County Perry County
Mercer County Pike County
Somerset County Potter County
Venango County Schuylkill County
Warren County Snyder County
Washington County Sullivan County
Westmoreland County Susquehanna County