In-Depth Resources

For up-to-date facts and reports about COPD, the latest in research news, and resources for health professionals, the American Lung Association is a widely recognized source of information. 

COPD Care Certification

The American Lung Association has partnered with The Joint Commission to develop a new program in which hospitals, clinics and providers may obtain the Certificate of Quality Distinction for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. This Certificate of Distinction recognizes programs with exceptional efforts to foster better outcomes for COPD.

Facts and Figures

Clinical Trials

Thomson CenterWatch Clinical Trial Research Center – Visit CenterWatch for one of the web's largest listings of industry-sponsored clinical trials that are actively recruiting patients.