LSRC AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE
RULES AND REGULATIONS
This award honors individuals in the field of Respiratory Care who through their vision, vitality, and diligence has demonstrated and documented evidence of significant contributions towards the development and advancement of the respiratory care profession.
1 – The nominee must be an AARC member for at least five (5) years preceding
2 – The nominee must be a Respiratory Therapist holding a Louisiana License in
good standing or a Louisiana Licensed Physician with a Respiratory Care-related specialty.
3 – The nominee should exhibit qualities of professionalism, leadership, and care
for humanity. The nominee should be an individual who is dedicated to and
upholds the aims and goals of the Louisiana Society for Respiratory Care (LSRC).
1 – Any AARC member can nominate an individual for consideration.
2– Nominations should be submitted in the form of a word document attachment via
email and include the following:
A- A cover letter explaining why you feel this person qualifies for the award.
B- A current CV of the nominee (to include academic, personal, civic,
and significant professional contributions to the profession and society).
C- All nominations, letters, and CV’s should be received no later than December
3 – There will be One (1) award presented each year at the LSRC Annual Educational Meeting.
4 – Nominations shall be reviewed and voted upon by a committee consisting of the 5 present
members of the LSRC executive committee, or past members at the discretion of the LSRC
President, using the rules and regulations as stated in this document.
5 – The award review committee shall select the recipient from the nominations meeting the
above deadline, when there are eligible candidates who meet the established criteria using
the rules and regulations as stated in this document. The chosen candidate’s name shall be
announced at the annual business meeting of the LSRC Board of Directors.
6 – The recipient will receive a free one year renewal of their AARC membership and will be granted
free admission to the LSRC Annual Educational Meeting the year in which the award is presented.