There are a variety of ways to get involved with CAC listed below.
Become a Member
CAC’s membership program offers:
- Discounts to educational meetings and opportunities for free continuing education credits
- Access to members’-only listserv for timely updates on asthma research and resources
- Access to local asthma experts
- Valuable networking opportunities
Complete the Asthma Resource Survey
Join the Chicago Asthma Consortium in identifying and reporting existing asthma resources that are available to asthma patients and everyone who cares about them. With your help, we will better understand and utilize the asthma resources that are currently available; and gain greater knowledge of resources that are missing. The Asthma Resource Collection will be available this December.
Please take 20 minutes to complete the survey at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CACAsthmaResourceSurvey
Join us for the Hike for Lung Health
This year the 2017 Hike for Lung Health will take place on September 17th and you are invited to join our CAC team for a fun filled day for a very worthy cause!
Your support will help the Respiratory Health Association and Chicago Asthma Consortium:
- Fund Research at major Chicago land area medical institutions for causes, prevention and treatment of lung diseases.
- Advocate for legislative and regulatory actions to advance the quality of air we breathe.
- Support and educate those with chronic lung disease so they can lead as rewarding and active lives as possible.
Please visit our Team Page using the link below to register online today!
Join a Work Group
CAC convenes a variety of work groups that align with the organization’s priorities. Work groups are open to anyone interested in becoming active with CAC and our partners.
- Professional Development
- Asthma-Friendly Environments
- Community Advisory Board
Attend Educational Meetings
CAC hosts 2-3 regional educational and networking meetings per year to provide information on cutting-edge topics related to asthma care, to educate on guidelines-based asthma care, to discuss emerging research findings and future directions in research.