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Forrest M. Bird, M.D., Ph.D., Sc.D. Lifetime Scientific Achievement Award

Sponsored by: American Respiratory Care Foundation (ARCF)

Nominations will be invited from the AARC Board of Medical Advisors, the Board of Directors of the American Association for Respiratory Care, the Trustees of the American Respiratory Care Foundation, National Board for Respiratory Care and the Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care. The nominating group is responsible for submitting the following: A complete and current biographical report on their nominee (curriculum vitae). Only one nominee (who is not a past recipient of the award) is allowed from each group; a statement, including data, which indicates the basis for the nomination, keeping the principle criterion of 'outstanding scientific contributions' in mind. They should illustrate the nominee's impact on respiratory care through the training of physicians and therapists, noting their accomplishments, and through publications and lectures; and a brief personal comment on their candidate's interests and activities outside of medicine (i.e. civic, family, hobby). Award includes a plaque, coach airfare, one night lodging, and registration for the AARC Congress.


Application Deadline June 1
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Other
Awarded every year? yes
Renewable? no
Must be repaid? no
Required to attend a specific school? no


Contact Information

April Lynch
ARCF Coordinator
American Respiratory Care Foundation (ARCF)
9425 North MacArthur Boulevard, Suite 100
Irving, TX 75063-4706 United States

Phone: (972) 243-2272
Fax: (972) 484-2720

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