Literary Awards

Literary Awards

All literary awards will be presented by the American Respiratory Care Foundation during the AARC Awards Ceremony. All papers published in the science journal Respiratory Care are judged automatically, so no application is required. For more information, please email us.

Mallinckrodt Literary Award

General Information

Mallinckrodt has established an endowment to fund the Mallinckrodt Literary Award. This literary award recognizes the best paper by a first-time author published in the science journal Respiratory Care between November and October. The award will consist of a cash award, certificate of recognition, airfare, one night lodging, and registration for the AARC Congress 2018.

Past Award Recipients

  • 2017—Robert T. Dailey, MHS, RRT-ACCS
  • 2016—David M. Burnett, PhD, RRT, AE-C
  • 2015—Nicholas D. Werre, MSRT, RRT
  • 2014—Edward D. Shepherd, MD
  • 2013—Cynthia C. White, MSc, RRT-NPS, FAARC
  • 2012—Robert F. Wolken, RRT, Russell J. Woodruff, RRT, Jan Smith, RN, Richard K. Albert, MD, and Ivor S. Douglas, MD
  • 2011—Katie Sabato
  • 2010—Kathy L. Johnston, RRt, and Khalid Aziz, MA, FRCPC, FRCPCH
  • 2008—Alan D. Betensely, MD; Imrin Khalid, MD, John Crawford, RRT, Robert A. Pensler, MD and Bruno DiGiovine, MD
  • 2007—Anne E Holland, PhD, Linda Denehy, PhD, Catherine A Buchan, BN John W Wilson, MBBS, PhD
  • 2006—Thomas P. Knowles, RRT, RPSGT, Rory A. Mullin, RRT, Jefferson A. Hunter, RRT, F. Herbert Douce, MSc, RRT-NPS, RPFT
  • 2005—S. Song, MD, Maj. John Mullon, MD, Nora A. Regan, CRT, and Col. Bernard J. Roth, MD
  • 2004—Edward Conway, RRT, Pamela J. Schoettker, MSc, Kate Rich, Amy Moore, CRT, Maria T. Britto, MD, MPH and Uma R. Kotagal, MBBS, MSc

Draeger-Shreyas Roy, MD Memorial Literary Award

Draeger Medical has established an endowment to fund the Draeger-Shreyas Roy, MD Memorial Literary Award. This literary award recognizes the best paper published in the science journal RESPIRATORY CARE between November and October.

General Information

In order to be considered the best paper published in Respiratory Care addressing mechanical ventilation and its current technology as it relates to respiratory care.  The principal author must be a physician or RRT who is a member of the AARC and with a minimum of BS in RT or health science.   The paper must address mechanical ventilation and its current technology as it relates to respiratory care.

The award will consist of a certificate of recognition, airfare, one night lodging, and registration for the AARC Congress 2018.

The above listed awards, grants and fellowships may have tax implications to the recipient. Depending on the circumstance and filing requirements, an information tax form (i.e. 1099) may or may not be issued from the ARCF. In any case, we recommend that all recipients consult with their tax advisor to ensure compliance with IRS regulations.