Our health professional societies, the Canadian Thoracic Society and the Canadian Respiratory Health Professionals, provide educational and training opportunities for doctors and health professionals to increase their knowledge and skills in treating lung diseases. The Lung Association partners with the Canadian Thoracic Society and Canadian Respiratory Health Professionals to fund research and manage a research program.
The Canadian Thoracic Society is a national respiratory specialty society that brings together over 650 researchers, respirologists and other physicians working in respiratory health. The Canadian Thoracic Society produces clinical practice guidelines so that health professionals can provide optimal treatment and care to Canadians with respiratory disease.
The Canadian Respiratory Health Professionals (CRHP) is the Lung Association's multidisciplinary health professional section. The CRHP welcomes nurses, respiratory therapists, cardio-pulmonary physiotherapists, pharmacists, and other health professionals working in the respiratory field.