In 2009 the Board of Directors of the former Southeastern Chapter Inc. (SEC) seceded from the NY State Society for Respiratory Care (NYSSRC) and formed a new corporate entity called the NY Downstate Association for Respiratory Therapists Inc. (NYDART Inc.).  NYDART will continue to provide for the educational needs of RTs as it has done for nearly 45 years under the SEC name.
  All Respiratory Therapists are eligible to join NYDART. Membership is free….download the membership form from this website.
The New York Downstate Association for Respiratory Therapists Inc. is a Non-Profit 501C6 Association directed by dedicated volunteer Respiratory Therapists with a mission to provide all RTs working or living in the NY Downstate vicinity with superior quality educational programs, conferences and symposiums to fulfill the continuing education requirements for licensure and a vision to improve patient care while promoting and advancing the Profession of Respiratory Therapy.

 Membership is FREE 

NYDART encourages all RTs to join the AARC.
Supporting our national organization is integral to the success of our profession.