Northeast Medical & Scientific Branch - Get Involved

Do you feel passionately about issues which affect the lung health of you and your patients such as air quality, tobacco control and healthcare disparities?  As a healthcare professional you are in a unique position to work with the American Lung Association make an impact at local, state and federal levels.  

Impact Public Policy

Get an overview of our public policy work throughout the Northeast

Medical & Scientific Branch members are added to our e-advocacy network for policy updates and calls to action.  Could you do more?  Would you be willing to write letters to the editor, put your name to our campaigns or provide legislative testimony to support state bills?  If so, contact [email protected] to express your interest and to be put in contact with your state’s Public Policy Director.

Medical & Scientific Branch Committees

Are you interested in getting involved in the Medical & Scientific Branch councils, section committees or conference planning groups?  If you have time and expertise to offer, please contact [email protected] for further information.

Speaker Bureau

Would you be willing to give a talk at a local meeting or provide a lecture at an educational event?  Please contact [email protected] and provide your full contact details and specialist area of expertise or check the box when you join as a member

Company Support

Financial support from companies through exhibits, sponsorship and educational grants is critical to the success of our health professional meetings, events and activities.  Contact us to find out how your company can get involved and support our work.  

Spread the Word

Let your health professional colleagues know about the Medical & Scientific Branch – the American Lung Association’s resources for health professionals. Send them an email.

Raise Funds to support vital work

Get involved in one of your local American Lung Association events and raise vital funds to support the charity’s work to fight lung disease by helping people quit smoking, funding research, improving indoor and outdoor air quality, and educating millions about asthma.  

Why not challenge your colleagues and get a team together to join one of the local stair climbs or take part in a cycle trek? Celebratory galas to honor those who support our mission are another way to help us raise vital funds.

Get more information about events taking place throughout the Northeast 

Page last updated: March 5, 2020

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