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The Lung Association has two societies for health care professionals – the Ontario Thoracic Society (OTS) and the Ontario Respiratory Care Society (ORCS). The new Primary Care Asthma Program (PCAP), which standardizes best practices in asthma management, is aligned with both OTS and ORCS.

Browse our selection of clinical programs, tools, and educational opportunities – and consider becoming a member of The Lung Association family by joining the OTS or ORCS today.

Ontario Thoracic Society

The Ontario Thoracic Society (OTS) is a medical section of The Lung Association – Ontario (TLA). Its membership consists of practicing respirologists and lung researchers in Ontario.

Ontario Respiratory Care Society

The Ontario Respiratory Care Society (ORCS) has a combined membership of more than 600 respiratory therapists, nurses, physiotherapists, pharmacists, occupational therapists, and other health professionals.

Clinical Programs and Tools

Explore how the Primary Care Asthma Program and the Emergency Department Asthma Care Pathway are helping us serve patients across Ontario.

Educational Opportunities

Workshops, conferences, programs and more – explore the ways that we can help YOU help Ontarians breathe with ease.

Better Breathing Conference

The Better Breathing Conference brings together health-care professionals from many disciplines all focused on the respiratory health of the people of Ontario. Join us at Better Breathing this January!